On April 9th, 2018, Dr. Victoria Mora, President of UWC Armand Hammer, wrote an article published on LinkedIn called "Cheese and Liberty".
Do we neglect to focus on economic diversity? The vagueness of UWC Strategy 2018 and Beyond concerning this topic suggests so.
Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics do not seem to have a place in the brand of Kurt Hahn. At least not the way they are being interpreted and implemented now.
We must acknowledge the fact that thanks to the Davis Scholar Programme, UWC has become a direct feeder into the US college system. Indirectly, Davis creates a brain drain from the rest of the world.
At UWC we tend to frown upon those who are too studious. This opinion argues that we need them.
Saskia Van Kampen, Head of Year at UWCM, writes in response to the paper's editorial on Friday Space.
The first day a huge crowd cheered for the monologues. Yet, the following two days just a fraction of that gathered for the events.
"As debate rages about the dangers and implications of an over-reliance on technology in everyday life, there is one particular conversation that I had with a student a few years ago which remains imprinted in my memory."
The unspoken agreement between student and teacher, that when in class, they are on a journey together in learning, seems to have been removed, and we now simply occupy seats where what we spend our time on is completely in our own hands.