“The journey of a thousand miles starts with one step.” This proverb came to life as I sought VSO’s inclusion in the launch of the African Women’s Decade (AWD) organised by the African Union (AU) on 11–14 October in Nairobi, Kenya.
Working with the AU has been at the… Read more »
VSO supported two events at the MDG summit in September, where high-level delegates, policymakers and civil society organisations met at the United Nations Headquarters to address the critical question: “No health workforce. No health MDGs. Is that acceptable?”
My name is Mike Podmore and I am an ‘M&E nerd’. There I said it. It has been a strange two-year road that has led my M&E (monitoring and evaluation) colleagues here at VSO to cheerfully bestow this dubious title upon me. What led me to this position you may ask?
It started… Read more »
I love my job and I enjoy what I do in VSO as a policy and advocacy adviser for education. But when I receive letters and cards from my former students wishing me “Happy World Teachers’ Day”, I suddenly become nostalgic of my time as a teacher.
Whatever job I do, I must confess that on… Read more »