By Simon Stone BBC Sport in Perth 13 Jul From the section Football Share this with Digg Facebook Google LinkedIn Reddit StumbleUpon Twitter Copy this link http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/48971764 Read more about sharing. Perth Glory have taken a risk by agreeing to play Manchester United at their Optus Stadium on Saturday night.The A-League Grand Finalists will be without a number of key players, including former Republic of Ireland striker Andy Keogh, when they provide opposition for the touring Premier League giants, as Australia's domestic campaign doesn't start until October.Two 15-year-olds, midfielder Joshua Rawlins and striker Gabriel Popovic, son of Glory manager Tony, are likely to be involved in the friendly against Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's men.But Glory owner Tony Sage was never going to turn down the game. Almost 60,000 tickets have been sold for Saturday's game. … [Read more...] about Man Utd tour: Is Australia’s A-League about to take off?
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The bell does not ring, there is no traditional classroom, homework is not given and there are no tests or grades. All these sound like a dream to many school kids; but for 130 children in Jerusalem, this is reality. They are enrolled in the Sudbury School located in the city. Together with eight staff members, not teachers, they are implementing their belief that the traditional education with classrooms and tests is not effective. The school was founded in 2002, based on an American model created in the late 1960s. “I was looking for an educational system that would be child-centered, not teacher-centered … that would encourage students’ natural development so that they can continue with curiosity,” said Yehudit Ben Or, one of the founders of the school. As a mother of five children, she thought nowadays education system is “outdated and inadequate.” The leading principle of Sudbury schools is that students are the center and naturally choose their … [Read more...] about New schools in Jerusalem challenge traditional education system
As part of KPMG in Malta's continuous expansion of service offerings and in line with its existing cross-functional portfolio in the DLT space, we are pleased to announce that we have been formally approved as Systems Auditors by the Malta Digital Innovation Authority (MDIA). Drawing upon the strengths of a diversified yet unified team specialising in areas ranging from cryptocurrency audits, VFA advisory services, company setup and tax assistance amongst others, KPMG will perform Systems Audits, involving both local and international subject matter experts in its delivery, in line with the MDIA's guidelines. The offering complements KPMG in Malta's drive within the Emerging Technology space with major investments such as the acquisition of KPMG Crimsonwing and set up of KPMG Software, while also ramping up on its more 'traditional' service lines of IT Advisory and IT Audit. Commenting on the formal approval by the MDIA, Claude Ellul, Audit Director at KPMG in Malta said: "We have been … [Read more...] about KPMG appointed Systems Auditor by the MDIA
Courtney Crowder and Jason Clayworth Des Moines Register Published 2:31 PM EDT Apr 21, 2019 An Iowa teen allegedly calling a hotel maid the N-word at a 4-H conference. A man not hired for about 10 jobs allegedly because he is black. A woman accused of discrimination against her blond-haired, blue-eyed colleague. A cardboard cutout inviting Iowa State Fairgoers to take photos with the phrase: “Every Calf Deserves a White Face.” These are a few of the behind-the-scenes allegations of racism or ethnic insensitivity raised against Iowa 4-H — the largest youth organization in the state — in at least the past five years, a Des Moines Register investigation found. The accusations come at a particularly sensitive time for 4-H as organizers try to grow membership by diversifying their ranks and weather a controversial directive from the Trump administration that rescinded guidance on how to best include transgender participants. In Iowa, … [Read more...] about Lawsuit, records allege systemic racism, cultural bias in Iowa 4-H
“Navigation is a whole system it entails a whole other string of knowledge, including canoe carving, weather prediction and all of that. But all of these knowledge, we use the elements, we use the stars to dictate to us when we can voyage.” – Larry Raigetal, master navigator. Pacific islands nations have shown increasing vulnerability to climate change. Studies report the rising sea levels and unpredictable weather patterns that have been occurring due to climate change but for the millions who are living in these island nations, the effects are hitting close to home. During the press conference on Monday for the University of Guam’s Regional Conference on Island Sustainability, Larry Raigetal, a master navigator from Lamotrek, Yap and conference keynote speaker, shared how their indigenous seafaring practices and the island way of life have been affected by climate change. Raigetal founded Waa’gey, a community-based organization that promote traditional … [Read more...] about Climate change impacts small island traditions