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Keep All My Friends Learning campaign

posted 11 Nov 2020, 06:33 by Kathryn Davis

This year, we joined the Send my Friend to School campaign which should have been all about the Climate Crisis. A very important issue, but being in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, a new campaign was launched to highlight the importance of children's right to an education. At Dore, we thought about lockdown and what being at home was like for us. Then we thought about children all over the world who have been in a similar situation, but whose home lives are very different. We learned about children in Colombia with no Internet access for online learning and children in refugee camps in Uganda, where schools were completely closed for 7 months. We've been thinking about the importance of education for everyone and we have written messages to our local MP, Olivia Blake, to ask her to work with the government to support all countries in this. Here are some of our messages: