As discussed at July's Global Education Summit, due to Covid19, organisations are focusing on bridging the access gap to remote learning. In 🇮🇳, for example, @AKF_Global makes local, low-cost learning kits for those unable to access tech-enabled learning.
Thank you to everyone who voted for my business in these local awards. We won! 'Best children's business in Somerset and Dorset'.I am also hoping to soon share some even more exciting news with you.This will be in relation to my children's book programme and new community interest company 'Kashfi's Children'. This programme centres on my brother sister and I gifting books to children living in difficult circumstances. We have taken the stories our father told us while we were growing up and produced beautifully illustrated storybooks, which we hope to give to children all over the world. ... See MoreSee Less
The Misadventures of the Mystifying NasrudinThe first book in Tahir Shah’s trilogy of Nasrudin stories, The Misadventures of the Mystifying Nasrudin builds on his highly acclaimed travelogue, Travels With Nasrudin. Having been raised in a household in which the wise fool of Oriental folklore was regarded both as an honorary member of the family, and as a problem solver par excellence, Shah was encouraged from an early age to regard the world around him through the lens of Nasrudin’s humour. This collection of hilarious original stories – charting the globetrotting travels of Nasrudin from Seattle to Samarkand, and from Cairo to Bangkok, turns the world inside out and upside down. www.tahirshah.com/books/the-misadventures-of-the-mystifying-nasrudin Nasrudin and the Shadow ‘So, are you travelling alone?’ ‘Oh no,’ Nasrudin responded, ‘I’ve got Anwar with me.’ ‘Who’s Anwar... your son?’ ‘No, my shadow.’ ‘But a shadow isn’t a person... so it can’t have a name.’ The wise fool shrugged. ‘What is there to say that a shadow can’t have a name?’ ‘Because they don’t.’ ‘Maybe not here in Turkey, but they do where I’m from.’ ‘Really?’ ‘Yes. In my homeland all the shadows have names.’ ‘So, tell me, what’s the population of people in your country?’ Nasrudin narrowed his eyes. ‘With or without shadows?’ he asked. ... See MoreSee Less