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Words of Hope 10 - church

Sabbath, church, and mission: The post-lockdown view

21 May 2020 | St Albans, UK [Victor Hulbert]   What should church be like after lockdown? Has an ‘enforced’ rest modified the way we look at Sabbath? How about mission? Will we do it differently?

Academic excellence continues online at Newbold

19 May 2020 | Binfield, UK [Newbold communication]New and returning students are to be offered a broad online student experience this autumn.Newbold College of Higher Education has announced an extension of their remote online learning experience for the 2020 autumn semester. As a response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and following thorough consideration, the decision was made to ensure that the health and safety of both students and staff remain a top priority.

TED Spring Meetings via zoom

Working together in difficult times and still open for business: TED Spring Meetings

19 May 2020 | St Albans, UK [Victor Hulbert]   There is an upside to the current travel restrictions. Online meetings save travel time and money. Zoom fatigue helps officers develop agendas that focus on the essential. With a positive good will that is possible.

Myanmar, e-learning

ADRA Norway provides learning solutions in Myanmar, despite closed schools

19 May 2020 | Oslo, Norway [Gry Haugen with Jonathan Telfer]  When the COVID-19 pandemic was declared in March, many of the schools and vocational education centres ADRA is partnering with, were closed in order to prevent further spread of the virus. But opportunities for learning using a phone or a tablet can't be stopped by a pandemic.

a man with a masked off

Dearcoronavirus 09: Unmasked!

18 May 2020 Bern/St. Albans [Catherine Boldeau / CD-EUDNews / tedNEWS]   The latest #dearcoronavirus clip #9 asks about your passionate dream and stands in solidarity with all those struggling in the unfortunate world of Coronavirus.

Care in a Crisis: Reflections from a ‘returned’ Intensive Care Nurse

16 May 2020 | Watford, UK [Moira Surridge/tedNEWS]  “These are as far from normal times as I have ever experienced in 40 years working for the NHS!”Moira Surridge has a career in the UK’s National Health Service that has spanned four decades and eleven different hospitals. Much of that has been working in Intensive care units, though more recently she has taken on an educational role, teaching and training on sepsis. However, with the COIVD-19 crisis she made the brave choice to return to ICU and work with critically ill patients.

Meteo filming a story

Improvisation the key to video success in lockdown

12 May 2020 | Tirana, Albania [Victor Hulbert]  Improvisation and innovation have become key words for the Thomollari family – including their children. Finding themselves in lockdown at home in Albania, they sought new ways for ministry.

#dearmum – this is your special day

10 May 2020 | Bern, Switzerland [Corrado Cozzi EUD/tedNEWS]  The latest #dearcoronavirus clip #8 is dedicated to the mothers.During this period of isolation, families world-wide are recognising that mums are central to well-being, giving comfort, sharing love, and, perhaps the greatest skills of all, multitasking!