Pol Taylor – Estructuras innovadoras / Innovative Structures

ENG It’s with pleasure that we introduce Pol Taylor, a parent from EG and creator of the TorShell: the great outdoor structures that offer an educational and recreational space for our students. Scottish by birth and Chilean by adoption, Pol embodies the Renaissance man: He studied philosophy and psychology at the University of Oxford, before […]

Maruja Mallo – Inspiring People

ESP Compartimos bellas imágenes de algunas pinturas de Maruja Mallo (1902-1995). Maruja fue una pintora surrealista española. Es considerada como una artista de la “Generación del 27” en el movimiento de avant-garde español. ENG Sharing some beautiful images of Maruja Mallo’s paintings. Maruja (1902–1995) was a Spanish surrealist painter. She’s highly regarded as an artist […]

Albert Einstein – Inspiring People

Albert Einstein

ENG In 1915, Albert Einstein published his groundbreaking Theory of General Relativity which unveiled the existence of spacetime, a four-dimensional fabric made of space and time. Everything in the universe travels through spacetime. The gravity of massive objects warps this fabric, bending the path followed by any particle or radiation, including light.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀Einstein´s idea was radical. […]

Nobel Prize in Chemistry – 2020 – Premio Nobel de Química

Nobel Prize Chemistry 2020

You can read more here ENG Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer A. Doudna have discovered one of gene technology’s sharpest tools: the CRISPR / Cas9 genetic scissors. Using these, researchers can change the DNA of animals, plants and microorganisms with extremely high precision.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀This technology has had a revolutionary impact, it has contributed to many important discoveries […]

Line Hadsberg – Cleanwave

ENG Line, mum of two of our students, is co-founder of the Cleanwave Foundation.  With a purpose of reconnecting people and nature, the Cleanwave Foundation not only focuses on plastic prevention through their initiative Cleanwave.org , but also engages communities in the protection and regeneration of land and sea in the Mediterranean. Cleanwave Education has launched a new educational […]

Inspiring People – Sir Ken Robinson – Gente inspiradora

Sir Ken Robinson

ENG The great educator Sir Ken Robinson has left us but the legacy of his work on creativity and diverse intelligences will inspire educators around the globe for a long time. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ His book “The Element: How Finding Your Passion Changes Everything” is an eye-opening read. According to Robinson, being in your Element is not […]

EG Community – Sergio Sarmiento

Sergio Sarmiento

ENG At Escola Global, families are involved in the life of the school. Their experiences are valued and make a difference. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Sergio Sarmiento, father of three of our students and an expert in exotic animals, comes to school every year to share his experiences with elephants, tigers, snakes and falcons. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Because of his […]

Inspiring Person – Félix Rodríguez de la Fuente

Felix Rodriguez de la Fuente

ESP Toda una generación en España aprendió a amar la naturaleza gracias a Félix Rodríguez de la Fuente: Un naturalista y presentador de documentales sobre la vida salvaje. Su serie “El Hombre y la Tierra” se convirtió en referente mundial. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Félix dio valor a la fauna y la flora del país en una época […]

Vanessa Nakate – Inspiring People – Personajes que inspiran

Inspiring people Personajes que inspiran

#escolaglobalpersonofthemonth (ESP abajo) “In my country, lack of rain literally means hunger and death for the underprivileged”. Vanessa Nakate, 23 yrs old, climate activist from Uganda. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ In January 2019, concerned about the rise in temperature in her country and its serious consequences, she began a solitary strike against inaction on the climate crisis. For […]

Inspiring Person – Andy Goldsworthy

Inspiring People - Andy Goldsworthy

Escola Global Introducing a new series: #escolaglobalpersonofthemonth ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Today we are celebrating the work of sculptor, photographer, environmentalist and father of four Andy Goldsworthy. His extraordinary land art and site-specific sculptures are a source of inspiration for our outdoor art, science and meditative activities. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Working directly with nature, the materials he uses include brightly […]