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One thing that parents and their children have in common is that they are both on a learning curve.
Pam McGibbon, then 46, was living in Scotland, where she and her husband ran a company organizing exhibitions.
Poland’s decision to join the European Union has been a subject of hot debate in schools and universities,writes Joanna Margueritte.
The South Pacific island nation of Fiji has experienced three coups d’etat since 1987.
Nineteen-year-old Virgilio Tognato from Thiene in northern Italy has just published his first book: no mean achievement for someone who at the age of nine was thought to have an IQ of nil.
Einar Engebretsen drove his teachers to despair. 30 years later he discovered why.
Keith and Ruth Neal, retired school teachers from Manchester, recently visited Sierra Leone, where a devastating civil war ended last year. They found people determined to rebuild.
In recent years LFL has turned its attention to 3,500 Afghan refugee children - girls and boys - living in and around Peshawar. As the two million Afghan refugees in Pakistan begin to return home - a process which is expected to take at least two years - LFL aims to expand into Afghanistan itself.
Mgr Bernard Genoud, Catholic Bishop of Fribourg, Lausanne and Geneva, criticized 'the illusion of knowledge' and teaching rooted in technique 'without any reference to values'.
What difference would it make if people learnt to be leaders at the beginning rather than the end of their careers? Mary Lean finds out.