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Boyd Roberts's Blog – June 2011 Archive (4)

IGC Awards 2011

Over 350 awards this year – quite an increase on last year and exciting that there are the  first awards in India and Hong Kong.

Many congratulations to recipients and to all who have helped them on their global citizen journeys.

Added by Boyd Roberts on June 24, 2011 at 19:12 — No Comments

Online survey on the IGC Award, 2011

It would be great to get some feedback on the Award to help it improve and move forwards.

Below is a link to an online survey on the IGC Award.

Please feel free to invite any member of staff involved with the Award in your school, and other mentors (e.g. parents who may act as mentors) to complete the survey at:

The survey asks for open-ended responses, and some questions…


Added by Boyd Roberts on June 15, 2011 at 14:22 — No Comments

Where do the Award plaques come from?

The wooden Award plaques come in various African designs (see photos for some examples).


Now we are in the award season you may like to look at a brief video clip of the craftsmen at the 'Co-operative Wend La Mita' in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso who make the Award plaques – at (This has a French commentary).


Wend La Mita translates to "God Understands" in the More…


Added by Boyd Roberts on June 8, 2011 at 19:48 — No Comments

Blogging at ABC El Salvador

The IGCA team of mentors and participants at the Academia Británica Cuscatleca in El Salvador have been blogging about the various activities they have been taking part in. You can view this at 


At ABC a number of the activities have been undertaken as a team. There are many very worthwhile activities that can be undertaken as a group, to complement those taken by participants on an individual



Added by Boyd Roberts on June 8, 2011 at 19:13 — No Comments

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