Thank you to all those who entered the Blogging Competition. We enjoyed reading your writing! Below are links to all of the articles we have published: please read them and share your thoughts and comments with the authors and with us.
Congratulations to the winners of the Youth and Adult categories! These were announced on 15 December 2014 by our experienced Jury. For the Young Writers category, it was decided that all five authors deserved recognition rather than to award a prize, and they will each be receiving a book!
Entries in alpabetical order:
Young Writers Category (10-14)
- Haneen Ali (UK): "To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk" Thomas A. Edison
- Cookie (France): "To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk" Thomas A. Edison
- Marcelin Kadembo (UK): Creativity & Happiness
- Amal Qazi (USA): Hackschooling, Why Not?
- Raphael Selz (France): Good Mistakes
Youth Category (15-18)
- Abraham Adekunle (Nigeria): Conventional or Flipped Classroom
- Daniel Ainasu (Nigeria): Life is a Stone, Man is the Carver
- Ilyas Aroui (Algeria): Dare you make it?
- Jasmine Ayoubi (UK): The True Value of Marble
- Nur Afiqah Azizan (Malaysia): The Juggle Struggle of Life
- Ella Crabtree (UK): The Chicken or the Egg
- Winnie Emeh (Nigeria): The True Goal of Education -- Winner!
- Inaara Gangji (Tanzania): Learn, Nurture and Grow: every child has potential
- Chinedu Okere (Nigeria): Classroom or Homeroom?
- Marisa Orton (France): Looking for Souls in Stones
- Priyanka Patel (UK): Defining Freedom
- Mahum Qazi (USA): Set in Stone -- Shortlisted!
- Caitlin Smart (New Zealand): Teaching Tolerance -- Shortlisted!
Adult Category (19+)
- Vicky Bryan (France): All the world may be a stage, but we are not just merely players
- Sushmita Sruti Choudhury (Bangladesh): Fear vs Courage
- Anna Marie Clerkin (Italy): Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with shades of deeper meaning -- Shortlisted!
- Jesus Dawal (Philippines): I learned that...
- Arinze Edwin (Nigeria): Contributions of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) in the Education Field
- Chinwe Ezisi (Nigeria): A Light in the Dark
- Sophia Fedzhora (Ukraine): The Power of Words: Medicine or Weapon?
- Julia Hones (USA): Compassion, Creativity and Motivation
- Farzeen Ismail (Kenya): Power of Speech -- Shortlisted!
- Ridwan Issa (Nigeria): The Will to Learn Makes Learning Possible
- Anna Johnston (UK): Stop MOOCing around- Get back in the classroom -- Winner!
- Yevheniia Kandyba (Ukraine): What has education meant to me?
- Vijayshree Kurumilla (India): The Sounds of Silence
- Hugh Han Yang Lim (UK): Disruption (or the lack thereof)
- Baleng Wutor Mahama (Ghana): Redefining courage; Lessons for education -- Shortlisted!
- Anna Makarenko (Ukraine): I'm not afraid
- Chukwunonso Ogbe (Nigeria): Reflections on the Salvaging Hands of Education
- Joshua Okorie (Nigeria): Lessons From Civilization
- Odimwegu Onwumere (Nigeria): Words Mean More Than What Is Set On Paper...
- Josephine Otuagomah (Nigeria): Spoken Words
- Hugh Oxlade (UK): Education, Education, Courage
- Jacqueline Saville (UK): MOOCs, A Piece of the higher Education Jigsaw
- Ndaba Sibanda (Saudi Arabia): The Power of the Human Voice
- Israel Thomas (Nigeria): The Power Of The Voice
- Rev. Robert Wafula (Kenya): Words Mean More
- Muriel M. Wafula (Kenya): Are Massive Open Online Courses The Future Of Higher Education
- Monica M. Zinjenga (Kenya): If The Whole World Embraced Affordable Education For All None Will Be Left Behind
Blogging Prizes in Spanish - Competencia de Ensayos
- Arturo Esteve Subirana (España): La Corrupción, Enfermedad Endémica Mundial