Educational insights

International Change Leaders at Calgary French & International School

Inspired by participation in a Round Square Postcard, a group of middle school students at Calgary French & International School have formed a dedicated committee to join and host global discussions. Named ‘International Change Leaders’, the group collaborate with students in other Round Square schools to engage in big discussions around topics like sustainability, green energy, discrimination, racism, genocide and mental health.

A Postcard from Stiftung Louisenlund: Anti-Semitism in Modern Germany

Stiftung Louisenlund hosted Round Square postcard for students aged 16-18 on Zoom on Antisemitism in Modern Germany. Over 100 students from 29 schools in 14 countries (Germany, Switzerland, India, South Africa, Kenya, Colombia, the USA, Canada, Oman, Romania, the UK, Peru, Armenia, and Tanzania) joined the call, in which, the student hosts gave a brief history of the Holocaust before delving into modern day examples of antisemitism and opening up the conversation in baraza breakouts with their peers from around the world.

Cadet College Hasan Abdal collaborate on reducing reliance on fossil fuels

Cadet College Hasan Abdal in Pakistan hosted a online Symposium to raise awareness of their immediate surroundings, to spur critical thinking and evolve their minds to envision eco-friendly ways to lead their lives while preserving the environment. The aim was to give students an insight into the present situation of our planet and interacting with peers from different parts of the world helped create a sense of solidarity and environmental responsibility amongst the students.

A Postcard from Sunbeam School Lahartara – The Music and Mysticism of Banaras

Sunbeam School Lahartara, Varanasi, India got an opportunity to take some of the Round Square members on a journey to unveil the ethos of Banaras. The Round Square Postcard call that was planned for 13-15 age range was a soul stirring experience with an inspiring keynote session, stimulating baraza discussions, meditative musical performances and was a great way to explore the vibrancy and chaotic pleasure of the oldest living city of the world.