The month of October is dedicated to Indigenous people in the Philippines. This year, after two years of hard work, the Negrito community – considered the oldest civilization of the Philippine archipelago – partnered with the National Museum of the Philippines to open a permanent exhibition entitled “Tradition, Ecology and Knowledge Among Philippine Negrito Communities”.

This is a profound shift away from the traditional museum displays which feature ethnic and cultural themes and where the people themselves have little say in how their culture is presented. What makes this exhibition so unique and a cause for worldwide celebration is that the Negrito people themselves, who have been historically marginalized and still today are looked down upon, helped set up the exhibition and verified that everything was done correctly and respectfully. This they did with the help of the volunteer team from Sentrong Pagpapalakas ng Negritong Kultura at Kalikasan (SPNKK). Continue Reading

by Danielle Nijboer and Ellen-Rose Kambel Tuesday, 30 October 2018 –  We gathered with experts, researchers, professionals and many multilinguals at Pakhuis de Zwijger in Amsterdam. It was the second evening in a series on Education Inequality and Multilingual Education organised by the Rutu Foundation, Multilingual Parents Amsterdam and Rethink Amsterdam. Emotions…

Handleiding voor leraren-opleiders

Deze handleiding die zowel door lerarenopleiders als leerkrachten in Suriname, Nederland en Vlaanderen gebruikt kan worden, geeft theoretische achtergronden en praktische toepassingen bij het voorbereiden van toekomstige leerkrachten op een cultureel diverse en meertalige klas.

De handleiding bestaat uit vier losse modules die gratis gedownload kunnen worden. De modules kunnen afzonderlijk of als één geheel in een cursus worden gebruikt. Continue Reading