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30th January. School Day of Non-violence and Peace.

Hello everyone,
Today is School Day of Non-Violence and Peace It was founded in 1964 by the Majorcan poet Llorenç Vidal Vidal to promote education for tolerance, solidarity, respect for human rights, non-violence and peace.

This special day commemorates throughout the world the death of Mahatma Gandhi. He was an Indian pacifist who led India to independence and inspired movements for civil rights and freedoms across the world.

Information taken from Teacher's Magazine.

This year our character is Malala Yousafzai who is a Pakistani activist for female education.
She lives in Birmingham, UK although she was born in Pakista.

Here you can read one of her messages which we have displayed in our school.

Picture: Thelegacyproject.co.za

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