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24.07.19

New £50 Note Links Alan Turing with Ibba

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In partnership with The Turing Trust, we're requesting donations of £50 that will support the teaching and learning of information technology in sub-Saharan Africa.


14.03.19

Celebrating the launch of the Secondary Stream at IGBS

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Meet Jennifer, Viola, Suzan and Sheeba, four of the girl students in Senior 1, in this piece celebrating the fantastic start to secondary education at Ibba Girls' Boarding School.


14.03.19

Four Ongoing Challenges in South Sudan

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Even as South Sudan fades from the headlines in the UK, deep-rooted challenges persist and the need for long-term investment in education and development is as critical as ever.


08.03.19

#BalanceforBetter - A Foundation for Peace

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Happy International Women's Day! As we strive towards #BalanceforBetter by empowering the girl students in Ibba, South Sudan, here are some reflections from FIGS CEO, Mark Simmons, on the origins of Women's Day and the importance of education in achieving gender equality.


26.02.19

Teach, Teach, Teach the Acts of Peace

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A thought-provoking poem from Edward Bond, reproduced here on the anniversary of the final, most devastating, air raids over London and Berlin in WWII.


20.02.19

Girls' Education and Social Justice

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Commemorating International Women’s Day in 2017, UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova stated that “we will do justice to the world by promoting girls’ education as the single most powerful transformational force to improve lives and societies”.


14.08.18

Education: a passport for the children of South Sudan

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Peace is on the horizon in South Sudan, and quality education is the key to building a stable future. by Ador Riak Nyiel, South Sudan National Education Coalition


09.07.18

FIGS CEO Mark Simmons blogs on South Sudan Independence Day

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Read FIGS CEO Mark Simmons' blog post reflecting on the South Sudanese journey to and since independence here.


11.02.18

Ibba Celebrates International Day of Women and Girls in Science 2018

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The 11th of February marked the third International Day of Women and Girls in Science. To celebrate, let’s look back at some of the science lessons taught at Ibba Girls School in the last 4 years:


13.01.18

Girl power! Educating girls can fix the world’s problems

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In this article, Boris Johnson discusses how the best thing we can do to fix the world's problems, is make sure that every girl gets 12 years' education.


18.09.17

The Future Starts Today

Ibba Girls School Students

September 2017 Newsletter


07.07.16

UK commits to help 175,000 more girls go to school and learn

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Leading the fight for every girl’s right to learn.



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