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Would you like to be part of culture change in schools and raise aspirations? If so, have a look at how Meridian High School has seen AMAZING results, by watching this short video - AMAZING PEOPLE at MERIDIAN SCHOOL . They discovered just how much Amazing People can help their students. Interested? Email our education team to gain access to our free no-obligation pilot for your school education@amazingpeopleworldwide.com BRING THESE AMAZING PEOPLE FACE TO FACE WITH YOUR STUDENTS Our interactions with teachers and students around the world are increasing, as we bring amazing people into more...
On May 21, 1932, Amelia Earhart made history as the first woman to fly solo over the Atlantic, in an aeroplane piloted by Wilhem Schultz. If you could meet Amelia Earhart, what would you ask her? What first inspired her to fly? How did she transcend the prejudices of the day to become the first woman to fly across the Atlantic? What was she like as a child? Who touched her life? – Find out everything you want to know in this fascinating life story, told from Amelia Earhart’s own perspective. Let her guide you through her incredible life as a high achiever, breaking altitude records and hearts...
SMALLPOX! Rash and blisters, contortions and it was often a death sentence for those who tended the infected. The pox did not respect rich or poor. It attacked Mozart, Elizabeth I, George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. Dr Edward Jenner feared for the life of his family! He was resolved to find a better way of protection against this dreaded disease! He called it, ‘The Speckled Monster.’ Doctors were powerless, as they had no cure, yet the solution was already known to some village people. How? His story explains how this came about. Dr Jenner took a great risk when, on May 14 th 1796, he...
What is World Book Day? 'World Book Day or World Book and Copyright Day (also known as International Day of the Book or World Book Days ) is a yearly event on April 23rd, organized by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), to promote reading, publishing and copyright. World Book Day was celebrated for the first time on 23 April 1995. (In the United Kingdom, the day is recognized on the first Thursday in March). 23 April is a symbolic date for world literature. It is on this date in 1616 that Cervantes, Shakespeare and Inca Garcilaso de la Vega all died...
Many admirers and fans of the works of the amazing William Shakespeare , celebrate National Shakespeare Day on April 23 each year. April 23 is also the United Nations’ World Book and Copyright Day , which was a natural choice to pay a worldwide tribute to writers such as Shakespeare. His actual date of birth may not be known, however, the people in Stratford-upon-Avon celebrate his birthday on the 23rd of April. What we do know is that he was baptized on 26th April, 1564 and is one of the world's greatest writers. Little did we know that the birth of William Shakespeare would bring us so many...
"No-one is useless in this world who lightens the burden of it to anyone else." So, said the great writer Charles Dickens . He would have known for he walked the streets of London during the mid 19 th century, seeing the poverty and destitution. As a result, he wrote compelling novels like Oliver Twist and Great Expectations . He was born in 1812 and his birthday is celebrated on February 7 th . We are all the product of the times in which we live. Dickens recorded with chilling clarity the vicious and violent world that he found in what was called a civilized country.Yes, he knew what he was...
Amazing Thinkers - Six 'Thinking' Skill Words To Guide Students This article shows us how encouraging students, employees and others to ask questions, really helps them think more deeply. By giving them more thinking skills, they can 'think outside the square' and become proactive in many areas of discussion. As you read through this article, you will be able to click on the highlighted amazing people and associated material to learn more about them. What are the most important words that we should encourage others to use? In my view, Rudyard Kipling summed them up in his great poem called ‘...
HOW DID THEY DO IT? WHAT TRAITS DID THEY POSSESS TO ENABLE SUCCESS? When reading the life stories of people who achieved a great deal in their lives, it is tempting to ask, ‘How did they do it?’ After all, they only had 24 hours in each day, and 365 days a year. Many of the great achievers were born before modern technology was developed. They did not have facilities like electric light or computers to assist them. Also, many of them did not live long lives. Mozart died when he was only 35. William Shakespeare died when he was 52. Both used their time well to achieve a great deal, in a short...
by Dr Charles Margerison - Andrew Carnegie was born to a poor family in Scotland, but could afford to retire as a multi - millionaire at the age of 35. Coco Chanel’s parents were unable to care for her and she lived most of her early life in a convent, before becoming a night club singer. Nevertheless, she discovered how to develop a most successful business that proudly carries her name. Michael Marks walked over 1000 miles from his home in Belarus to England, where he set up a retail business which became the famous Marks & Spencer brand. These famous entrepreneurs, along with many...
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