An unorthodox choice: Maria Montessori

Maria in 1913. Maria was born on 31st August, 1870 in the provincial town of Chiaravalle. Her father was a financial manager and her mother was a woman who prised education above all else. Maria’s mother was well schooled and an avid reader. This was unusual for an...

Thandiwe Charma Campaigns for Education

Born in 1991, Thandiwe grew up in Zambia, in the midst of the AIDS/HIV epidemic. She saw first hand how it devastated the lives of the people she knew who both did and did not have the disease. When some of her teachers died from the disease, there became a shortage...

The Nine Day Queen: Lady Jane Grey

The Streatham portrait now in the National Portrait Gallery. It is not from life, being either from a template or an earlier portrait, but there is certainly a strong familial resemblance between this Jane and the surviving portraits of her sister, Catherine. The...
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