NYAA Community Project

During the first trip in October, we made observations, conducted interviews, and surveyed key stakeholders to make informed decisions about ways we could help the students The Island foundation in Bintan. Form it we took away the following experiences: Using the Compass of Sustainability to investigate the Critical Challenge and understanding the Unsustainable income and…

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Ears of East Podcast – Grade 12 – Season 1

The ears of East podcast is a student podcast that discusses socio-political issues that range from the community to the international level. Since this activity required many students conversing with one another in a. Close space was affected by the COVID-19 restrictions. However, we were able to navigate around it by working in smaller groups…

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Project Week Planning Grade 11

The cancellation of Project Week for the batch of 2021 was certainly a disappointment to me and my peers. However, despite the immense amount of work that went into the logistics and planning of the process, we were resilient in accepting this setback and learning from this experience, taking away the positives and how it…

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#Race – Grade 12 – Season 1

Due to the COVID pandemic my service, like many others, was no longer running. However, I missed the opportunity to make an impact that service had hence driving me to join “#Race” a focus group that looks into race-related issues and how best to surmount them (LO4). Though I had always acknowledged the existence of…

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MUN Delegate Trainer Grade 12 – Season 1

This year marked the first time I got the opportunity to get involved in MUN as a delegate trainer (LO2). Though the academic workload of this year was significantly more than the last, I found that taking up this experience was fruitful in many ways, enhancing not only my understanding of global value skills, which…

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MUN Exec Grade 12 – Season 1

The MUN executive activity post-COVID was a very different experience filled with uncertainty but relentless dedication from the team. Before the first term, we rounded up our meetings remotely hence the need to touch base with none another was paramount I season 1 (LO5). The chief portion of our 20201 agenda comprised of preparation for…

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ELP Post #11 – The Handmaid’s Tale

What if the religious right went beyond elections and staged a revolution, establishing an American government that replaced the Constitution with the Bible? How could it take place? What would life be like under it, especially for women? The proposition of having a democracy guided by religion would render the government’s judgment baseless, due to…

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NYAA Healthy Living – June

This month marked the supposed end of the COVID circuit breaker period in addition to the end of the school year. Not only has the past few months been a reflective time period, but it has also been one of change. The NYAA program has truly helped me to benefit from the time I got…

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