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This page highlights both our progress and some of the people & ideas that have inspired us


SURMOUNTING THE PRECARIOUS PRECIPICE

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness...it was the winter of despair, we had everything before us, we had nothing before us, ... – in short, the period was so far like the present period, that some of its noisiest authorities insisted on its being received, for good or for evil, in the superlative degree of comparison only. Dicken’s timeless opening of A Tale of Two Cities rings as true today as... Read More
Posted by Alec Lemaire at Monday, September 23, 2019

WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE A GLOBAL CITIZEN?

Glob al citizenship, as a moral concept, advocates that everyone, irrespective of where they live, has inalienable rights... and responsibilities. Such humanistic thinking advocates that one expand their circle of consideration beyond their immediate family and state borders and instead recognize all individuals as members of a global society. Furthermore, this approach is often extended to evoke an ethic of duty and care that also encompasses those of future generations. In... Read More
Posted by Alec Lemaire at Monday, May 20, 2019

THE CENTER SEVILLE IS GOING GLOBAL

Over the last year our vision and goals have expanded considerably and to accommodate this we have decided to rebrand and change our name. Specifically, we have decided to explicitly embrace a  globally representative enrollment  and a commitment towards providing a  world-class education , which, taken together will better enable us to achieve our mission of empowering future global leaders to drive significant social and environmental change. In bringing together some of... Read More
at Thursday, April 25, 2019

THANK YOU FOR YOUR GENEROSITY THIS GIVING TUESDAY

On behalf of everyone at The Center Seville we wanted to say thank you. It is your overwhelming support and generosity that sustains us. You  are the key to our success and are enabling us to build a school that ensures our future remains healthy, peaceful and full of opportunity.   Indeed, you are an embodiment of Margaret Mead's adage that  a small group  of thoughtful, committed citizens can  change the world . We also wanted to extend a special... Read More
at Wednesday, November 28, 2018

GIVING TUESDAY CHALLENGE

The countdown is on! 🕑  November 27 is  #GivingTuesday , the largest global giving day of the year!  This is Your opportunity to create significant change and ensure Our world remains peaceful, healthy and full of opportunity! WHAT IS GIVING TUESDAY? Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving,  Giving Tuesday  is a campaign that kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving. Since its inaugural year in 2012,... Read More
at Saturday, November 17, 2018

HOW TO RAISE SUCCESSFUL KIDS

  By loading kids with high expectations and micromanaging their lives at every turn, parents aren't actually helping. At least, that's how Julie Lythcott-Haims sees it. With passion and wry humor, the former Dean of Freshmen at Stanford makes the case for parents to stop defining their children's success via grades and test scores. Instead, she says, they should focus on providing the oldest idea of all: unconditional love. Read More
at Tuesday, June 19, 2018

BRING ON THE LEARNING REVOLUTION!

       In this poignant, funny follow-up to his fabled 2006 talk, Sir Ken Robinson makes the case for a radical shift from standardized schools to personalized learning -- creating conditions where kids' natural talents can flourish. Read More
at Thursday, May 17, 2018

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