While the tendency for so many of the country’s older institutions is to look to the past in creating a cohesive aesthetic, Pretoria’s renowned Afrikaanse Hoer Meisieskool has taken a path less travelled. In the late 1950s the then principal Elizabeth С Steijnsaal chose to embrace the modern architecture of the time and commissioned the construction of a modernist-inspired school hall, the Elizabeth С Steijnsaal, to stand against the backdrop of the school’s historic red-brick buildings. It was a bold move on her part but one that set the tone for the future.

Affies Meisies — as the school is



With his performing flair, pioneering guitar style and storytelling savvy, the great Chuck Berry was the epitome of early rock’n’roll. Michael Stephens charts the rise of a legend who was never far from genius or trouble.

The late John Lennon had a way with a soundbite. He famously declared the Beatles ‘more popular than Jesus’, and also said ‘before Elvis, there was nothing.’ He also noted, ‘if you tried to give rock’n’roll another name, you might call it Chuck Berry.’ The Beatle’s epithet for Berry is arguably the most accurate of his three: the music of Charles Edward Anderson ‘Chuck’

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I want to school! Preparing for school season

The closer the September 1, the greater the stress on the parents: «How to collect the child to school, so do not forget?» Not in a hurry to grab his head — we’ll explain how to plan the purchase to go on line with high spirits!

With needles. Secrets of the choice of school uniforms

Health First! Choosing a school uniform, carefully read the composition of the tissue. Cotton, viscose and wool percentage should prevail over synthetic materials. Inspect welds products: they must be strong, because you’re buying clothes for a long daily wearing. In addition, it should be quite

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The sun in your pocket

Script writers — Olga Sidelnikova Eduard Gavrilov, director — Eduard Gavrilov operator — Inna ZARAFYAN artists — Arsenio Klopotovsky, Eugene SHTAPENKO composer — ANNA IKRAMOV songs on poems OLGA Sidelnikova sound technician — Dmitry VOGOLEPOV

Roles performed:

Anya DASHA Vishnjakova

Irina — FAITH Ivlev Aunt Claudia — Maria SKVORTSOVA mother — JAN Friends Dad — Vadim Andreev grandmother — Maria Vinogradova

Sergei — Sergei PAKHOMOV


Galya — Faith unbreakable


Eugene — Vova KUKUSHKIN

Ira — Anya Sidorkina

Natasha — Kate Shamraeva

Lena — Anya Groznova


Kiddy — Egor

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Hands schoolchildren.

The main directions of the reform of general education and vocational school said: «The connection of training with productive work involves the incorporation of students from the lowest classes in a systematic, organized, feasible for their health and age of the socially useful work — the real work necessary to society.»

Questions of perfection of labor training and education, organization of socially useful productive work in schools was dedicated to rail transport took place in January this year, the scientific and practical conference. It was organized by the Main Department of the Ministry of Railways educational institutions.

About his experience

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Heeresflieger – Aviation School

Kevin Wills and Hartmut Feldmann report on the German Army’s aviation centre at Bueckeburg.

LOCATED SOME 50 miles (80km) to the west of Hanover, in the Weser river valley, you will find the Heeresfliegerwaffenschule (HFIgWaS -German Army Aviation School) at its adopted home town of Bueckeburg. Host to the garrison of a famous infantry battalion during World War One, Bueckeburg was earmarked for an airfield during the mid-1940s, but World War Two ended before it could be built. In 1946 the victorious British army took over the garrison and decided to build the airfield in order to support the British

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Groupe Scolaire Pasteur

R2K Architects’ competition-winning design for Groupe Scolaire Pasteur, an educational institute in the small town of Limeil-Brevannes just outside Paris, comprises five schools — three preschools and two elementary — all huddled in one brightly coloured complex. The Grenoble-based designers had seen the project as an opportunity to simultaneously redefine the town’s future layout, while also spotlighting sustainability issues.

«We wanted to create a separate identity for every one of the five schools, along with a sense of community,» say the architects. The 9,500sq m campus is positioned in close proximity to the town hall, a public library, shops and

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Currently, the development of types of schools and the formation of functional and architectural and planning structures are at a critical stage. Earlier types of buildings due to the traditional organization of the educational process, less correspond to the new teaching requirements, brought to life by social and technological progress. Therefore there is a need to review existing concepts and development of new principles of designing school buildings, taking into account the prospects of development of pedagogy.

The need to improve the efficiency of education at all levels is caused by a number of progressive factors that characterize the


Love at first sight

Graz, the capital of the Austrian province of Styria, for most people on the planet came to be known only as the birthplace of Arnold Schwarzenegger. Terminator has not forgotten his home town — he built a large stadium that bears his name. However, Linda Wei in the biography of the famous actor from the American condescension calls Graz small provincial town, but with the same base can be considered a province of Vilnius and Krakow. In fact, Graz — a big city with 900-year history, three universities and 250-thousand population. A little-known city was due to its remote

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Lift Education at the beginning of the XX century

By the beginning of the XX century a well organized system of distance education made it possible for men and women to obtain new skills or improve their skills (in the form of continuous training) in different areas related professions and professional disciplines.

This unique system of education, when students receive training materials by mail, studied them, and then filled the examination forms and sent back to school for testing and evaluation in the United States gave rise to the first comprehensive training course in the field of elevator-building. In the first part of this article discussed on the training

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