When classmates take education into their own hands, confidence and grades go up
When students in a school in Lisbon, Portugal saw their schoolmates struggling, they took matters into their own hands, offering the support needed to raise their confidence and grades. We spoke to two schoolgirls, both named Ana, who demonstrate how giving students the space to make human rights real in their own schools, improves conditions for everyone. When Ana Nunes, and her friend Ana Moura, both 17 years old, heard that some 12 year-old students in their school could no longer attend an optional after-school study class because of bad behaviour and lack of commitment, they came up with an idea.
5 May 2015