Reflections from Nicole Joseph My trip to Durban, South Africa, was amazing and eye-opening. Our group had the opportunity to meet with the Honorable Ela Gandhi, the granddaughter of the civil rights leader Mahatma Gandhi. Ella Gandhi wore many titles in her lifetime but the titles I believe she is most proud of are the
Reflection by Catharine Phipps Studying abroad was an amazing experience. It truly expanded my global perspective, enhanced my independence, and increased my knowledge on education. I was extremely upset to leave South Africa because it quickly became my home. SIT really did an awesome job showing us the various different aspects of the culture in
We were blessed to work this week at the Open Air School. This school is unique in that it provides an education to a variety of special needs students. Students are blind, hearing impaired, amputees, among many others. The classrooms are all inclusive in nature and they also keep pace with the education of the
On Tuesday we had the privilege of meeting The Honourable Ela Gandhi. We were visiting the historic Phoenix Settlement which was home to her grandfather, Mahatma Gandhi, during his stay in Durban, South Africa from 1893-1914. The Honourable Ela Gandhi told us stories of her grandfather’s work along with her own story and work with
Here is a photo of our Education students touring Durban South Africa today !
GCU students are having an exciting week working with students in special education schools while immersed in the culture of Durban. Here are some of their photos from the beginning of the week.