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Oasis changing lives through football.

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Oasis Founder Clifford Martinus has a contagious passion for sport and community. This is evident in the work done at Oasis Place with his belief that the connection to a team, fair play and sport can support an individual in overcoming the odds, both personal and social. This South African non-profit creates positive personal development opportunities for youth from marginalised backgrounds.

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Education is Critical Infrastructure

Twenty-five years after that first definition and attempt to identify and manage critical infrastructure, we are at a critical crossroads. It is clear to me that education should have been a defined national critical infrastructure sector from the outset.


Our June 2019 Magazine

This month we feature Barbara Lloyd McMichael’s article “An Antidote to the College Admissions Scandals” that profiles Renton Technical College. This two-year school is located southeast of Seattle and serves over 9,000 students annually. The school offers over 60 career training programs (from culinary arts to welding, and a whole lot in between) as well as classes that help students brush up on background skills needed to succeed in college and the workplace.  

Great Teacher: Mr. Larson

I grew up in a very small town -- population 1100 – and benefitted in every way from the experience.  I learned to read when I was four years old, thanks to a friend who was older and liked to “play school” at least once a day.  My first job was working in the small public library, re-shelving books once a week as the librarian’s helper once I started primary school.  I enjoyed school through those years, but it was in high school that I studied with the most influential teacher I ever had, Mr. Larson.


Traits That Define a Great Teacher

Most of us can remember our favorite teachers. They stand out in our memories because they created meaningful learning experiences and didn’t give up on us when we struggled to master a skill or concept. 


Outstanding Teacher Kolby Campbell

Kolby Campbell is currently the Theatre Director at the Creekview High School