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Politics for Education

Education needs resources...including a political representative...
Resources are usually allocated to politicians or on their hands at least!
Many NGOs tiny or giant (e.g. UNICEF) trying their best to leave no child behind and it seems like it's open-ended thread.

Through analyzing our situation here in Sudan...and believing on Education as the way and only way to develop. I came up with this idea:
Forming a political party for Education.

According to Sudan political parties regulations we need 500 members to register officially...we started a Facebook group "Sudan Education party" last Monday, July 23rd, 2012... today, Monday, July 30th, 2012..we're nearly 1000.

As far as I know, this is the first of it's kind in Sudan (Don't know if you're aware of such initiative else where).

We'll resume our efforts to bring OLPC to Sudan, and make use of all of these TED talks/initiatives...this time with our own political support...

Your thoughts/input is highly appreciated.

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    Jul 30 2012: I agree with james . besides giving a lap top the most important thing is educate how to think, tohave a critic sipirit and to know how to contextualize.
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      Aug 20 2012: Actually, the most important aspect of education is freedom to express ones self and their views. Without the proper, free environment, most educational systems are limited to a certain class of people who embrace the political view of the government that rules over them. If that government has no laws allowing the people to to have expressed individual freedoms, education for the masses will invariably suffer or never come to fruit.

      What good does it do the build an educational system only to have it torn asunder by war and civil strife?

      Freedom is not free. It cost blood, sweat and tears. Before you can properly decorate a home, you have to clean it first.

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