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Gaborone

revenue that this brought, there was a huge increase in educational provision in the country. All students were guaranteed ten years of basic education, leading to a Junior Certificate qualification. Approximately half of the school population attends a further two years of secondary schooling leading to the award of the Botswana General Certificate of Education (BGCSE). After leaving school, students can attend one of the six technical colleges in the country, or take vocational training courses in teaching or nursing. The best students enter the University of Botswana, Botswana College of Agricultureand The Botswana Accountancy College in Gaborone. A larger influx of tertiary students is expected when construction of the nation's second national university, The Botswana International University of Science and Technology, is completed. Many other students end up in the numerous private tertiary education colleges around the country. A high majority of these students are government sponsored. The quantitative gains have not always been matched by qualitative ones. Primary schools in particular still lack resources, and the teachers are less well paid than their secondary school colleagues. WikiPedia:Gaborone Dmoz:Regional Africa Botswana Localities Gaborone commons:Gaborone


Christchurch

; It provides full- and part-time education leading to certificates, diplomas, applied bachelor's degrees and applied graduate diplomas in technologies and trades. Campus CPIT has a centrally located campus within the CBD on Madras Street just to the south of Cathedral Square in Christchurch, New Zealand. The majority of programmes are taught here, with trades (carpentry, automotive, joinery, etc.) taught at CPIT's Sullivan Avenue campus in Opawa, in southeast Christchurch. St


Knoxville, Tennessee

Union Soldier monument, which stands in the eastern corner of the cemetery, is one of the largest Union monuments in the South. Jack Neely, ''The Marble City: A Photographic Tour of Knoxville's Graveyards'' (Knoxville, Tenn.: University of Tennessee Press, 1999), pp. xx-xxi, 47. In 1996, the cemetery was added to the National Register of Historic Places as part of a multiple properties submission for national cemeteries. He attended the University of Chattanooga (now the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga) and received a J.D. (Juris Doctor) from the University of Tennessee College of Law in Knoxville (Knoxville, Tennessee) in 1951. He received an honorable discharge from the U.S. Army. He is a former member of the Metropolitan Government Charter Commission. He currently works as an attorney, having once been an acting attorney for Hamilton County and an attorney for the Hamilton County Board of Education. Joe M. Haynes graduated from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville (Knoxville, Tennessee) with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering, and with a J.D. (Juris Doctor) from Nashville School of Law. He is a member and former chairman of the Davidson County Legislative Delegation. He was Vice-Mayor (vice mayor) of the City of Goodlettsville (Goodlettsville, Tennessee) from 1986 to 1988 and Commissioner from 1976 to 1978. He works as an attorney, and he is a member of the Nashville Bar Association, as well as one of its former presidents and directors. He is married to Barbara Haynes, Judge of the Third Circuit Court in Davidson County. Ashland City | The Tennessean | tennessean.com right 180px thumb Monument to the 79th at the Battle of Fort Sanders site in Knoxville (Image:Fort-sanders-ny-79th-tn1.jpg) At Fort Sanders (Battle of Fort Sanders) (known by the Confederates as Fort Loudoun), Knoxville (Knoxville, Tennessee), the Highlanders helped inflict a massive defeat on Longstreet's (James Longstreet) troops. The position, a bastioned earthwork, was on top of a hill, which formed a salient (Salients, re-entrants and pockets) at the northeast corner of the town's defences. In front of the earth- work was a 12-foot-wide ditch, some eight feet deep, with an almost vertical slope to the top of the parapet, about 15 feet above the bottom of the ditch. It was defended by 12 guns and, according to different sources, 250 or 440 troops, of which the 79th provided 120 men.


Prague

that the Maharal's family descended from the Babylonian Exilarchs (during the era of the geonim) and therefore also from the Davidic dynasty (Davidic line). See The Maharal of Prague's Descent from King David, by Chaim Freedman, published in ''Avotaynu'' Vol 22 No 1, Spring 2006 There is no documented evidence of his having received formal religious education, leading scholars to conclude that he was an extremely gifted autodidact (Autodidacticism). YIVO Encyclopedia - Yehudah Leib ben Betsalel. thumb 220px His tombstone in the Old Jewish Cemetery (Prague) Old Jewish Cemetery, Prague (File:Loew-rabin-tombstone.jpg). The Maharal was probably born in Poznań Dmoz:Regional Europe Czech Republic Regions Prague Commons:Category:Prague Wikipedia:Prague


Mauritius

years of secondary education leading to the School Certificate and a further two years of higher secondary ending with the Higher School Certificate. The O-Level and A-Level examinations are carried out by the University of Cambridge through University of Cambridge International Examinations. The Tertiary Education sector includes colleges, universities and other technical institutions in Mauritius. The country's two main public universities are the University of Mauritius and the University of Technology (University of Technology, Mauritius). The Tertiary Education Commission's Strategic Plan envisages Mauritius as a regional knowledge hub and a centre for higher learning and excellence. It promotes open and distance learning to increase access to post-secondary education and lifelong learning locally and regionally. Commons:Category:Mauritius WikiPedia:Mauritius Dmoz:Regional Africa Mauritius


Oslo

(1927). jurisdiction Kingdom of Norway headquarters Viktoria terrase, Oslo, Norway employees '''Berg Upper Secondary School''', known in Norwegian (Norwegian language) as '''Berg videregående skole''' is an upper secondary school located in Oslo, Norway. The school was established in 1925 and provides education leading to the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma as well as the college preparatory "studiespesialisering" of the Norwegian school system. Recruited by one of the founders of XU, Captain Eivind Hjelle, Strømnæs joined XU in August 1940. Strømnæs was said to be a "natural agent", and he had a very relaxed tone with his agents. Strømnæs assumed the leadship of XU when Arvid Storsveen was killed in April 1943. He worked undercover in Oslo until the end of the war (world War II). Strømnæs focused on security to the point Defense Command in London, did not know the real identity of the chairman of the intelligence service. ''XU'' (Store norske leksikon) Ambassador Miles worked for the South Carolina Voter Education Project from 1964 to 1967 in the field of voter registration and political leadership training. He entered the Foreign Service in 1967 and has served abroad in Oslo, Moscow, Belgrade, as Consul General in Leningrad (now St. Petersburg (Saint Petersburg)), and as Principal Officer of the U.S. Embassy Office in Berlin. - 3 3 June 2000 Ullevaal Stadion, Oslo WikiPedia:Oslo Dmoz:Regional Europe Norway Oslo Commons:Category:Oslo


Nigeria

Cardinal (Cardinal (Catholicism)) of the Roman Catholic Church. He is Prefect Emeritus of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments (Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments), having served as prefect from 2002 to 2008. He is the current Cardinal Bishop of Velletri-Segni (succeeding Joseph Ratzinger, who became Pope Benedict XVI) since 2005. Arinze was one of the principal advisors to Pope John Paul II, and was considered ''papabile'' before the 2005 papal conclave (Papal conclave, 2005), which elected Benedict XVI. Carroll, Rory. 2003, October 3. "The Guardian Profile: Cardinal Francis Arinze." ''The Guardian''. Early life Arinze was born in Eziowelle, Anambra State, Nigeria, Africa. A convert from an African traditional religion, ''God's Invisible Hand: The Life and Work of Francis Cardinal Arinze'', an Interview with Gerard O'Connell, pp. 12–21 (Ignatius Press, 2006) ISBN 978-1-58617-135-3 he was baptized (Baptism) on his ninth birthday (1 November 1941) by Father Michael Tansi (Cyprian Michael Iwene Tansi), who was beatified (Beatification) by John Paul II in 1998. His parents themselves later converted to Catholicism. At age 15, he entered All Hallows Seminary of Onitsha from which he graduated and earned a degree (academic degree) in philosophy 1950. His father was initially opposed to his entering the seminary, but after seeing how much Francis enjoyed it, he encouraged him. Arinze stayed at All Hallows until 1953 to teach. In 1955, he went to Rome to study theology at the Pontifical Urban University, where he ultimately earned a doctorate in sacred theology (Doctor of Sacred Theology) ''summa cum laude''. On 23 November 1958, at the chapel of the university, Arinze was ordained (Holy Orders) to the priesthood (Priesthood (Catholic Church)) by Grégoire-Pierre Agagianian, pro-prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples Sacred Congregation


Poland

). They will attend this school for three years during classes 7, 8, and 9. Students then take another compulsory exam to determine the upper secondary level school they will attend. There are several alternatives, the most common being the three years in a ''liceum'' or four years in a technikum. Both end with a maturity examination (matura, quite similar to French baccalauréat), and may be followed by several forms of upper education, leading to licencjat or inżynier (the Polish Bologna

) and therefore also from the Davidic dynasty (Davidic line). See The Maharal of Prague's Descent from King David, by Chaim Freedman, published in ''Avotaynu'' Vol 22 No 1, Spring 2006 There is no documented evidence of his having received formal religious education, leading scholars to conclude that he was an extremely gifted autodidact (Autodidacticism). YIVO Encyclopedia - Yehudah Leib ben Betsalel. In 1592, the Maharal moved to Poznań, where he had been elected as Chief Rabbi of Poland. In Poznań he composed ''Netivoth Olam'' and part of ''Derech Chaim'' (see below). Northern and Eastern Italy was considered mostly a Dinaric area as well as western Greece, Romania, western Ukraine, southeastern German (German language)-speaking areas, and parts of southern Poland and southeastern France. A staunch anti-Fascist, West attacked both the Conservative governments of her own country for appeasing Adolf Hitler and her colleagues on the left for their pacifism. Neither side, in her view, understood the evil Nazism posed. Unlike many on the left, she also distrusted Joseph Stalin. To West, Stalin had a criminal mentality that Communism facilitated. Rebecca Weset, "The men we sacrificed to Stalin," Sunday Telegraph, n.d. She was outraged when the Allies decided to back the Communist-led Partisans (Yugoslav Partisans) led by Tito (Josip Broz Tito) in Yugoslavia, instead of the Chetniks of Draža Mihailović, whom she considered the legitimate Yugoslav resistance. Rebecca West wrote a mordant satire of the Allies' switch titled "Madame Sara's Magic Crystal", which was published posthumously in ''The Only Poet'' (1992), edited by Antonia Till, Virago, pp. 167-78. After the war, West's anti-Communism hardened as she saw Poland, Czechoslovakia, Hungary, and other Eastern and Central European states succumb to Soviet domination. Their first album, ''200 Po Vstrechnoy'' was released on May 21, 2001. Their second single was "Nas Ne Dogonyat" which was only released in music video form rather than as an official CD single, although a promotional conjoined "Ya Soshla S Uma Nas Ne Dagonyat" was released in Poland. TATU* – Nas Nie Dogoniat Ya Soshla S Uma (CDr) at Discogs. Discogs.com. Retrieved on 2012-02-24. This was followed by the third single "30 Minutes", only available as a music video. The English version of the album was released in 2002 entitled ''200 km h in the Wrong Lane''. The first single from this album was "All The Things She Said" released in October 2002 followed by "Not Gonna Get Us" released in May 2003. Also in May 2003, Ivan Shapovalov was arrested after arranging filming for the group in Moscow's Red Square despite his application for filming being refused. WikiPedia:Poland Commons:Category:Poland Dmoz:Regional Europe Poland


Jerusalem

that the Maharal's family descended from the Babylonian Exilarchs (during the era of the geonim) and therefore also from the Davidic dynasty (Davidic line). See The Maharal of Prague's Descent from King David, by Chaim Freedman, published in ''Avotaynu'' Vol 22 No 1, Spring 2006 There is no documented evidence of his having received formal religious education, leading scholars to conclude that he was an extremely gifted autodidact (Autodidacticism). YIVO Encyclopedia - Yehudah Leib ben Betsalel. In June 1984, Friedman was transferred to Jerusalem, where he served as the Times Jerusalem Bureau (News bureau) Chief until February 1988. That year he received a second Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting, which cited his coverage of the First Palestinian Intifada (First Intifada). "International Reporting". ''Past winners & finalists by category''. The Pulitzer Prizes. Retrieved March 25, 2012. Afterward he wrote a book, ''From Beirut to Jerusalem'', describing his experiences in the Middle East, Commons:Category:Jerusalem Wikipedia:Jerusalem Dmoz:Regional Middle East Israel Localities Jerusalem


Israel

formal religious education, leading scholars to conclude that he was an extremely gifted autodidact (Autodidacticism). YIVO Encyclopedia - Yehudah Leib ben Betsalel. Friedman is Jewish. Commons:Category:Israel Wikipedia:Israel Dmoz:Regional Middle East Israel


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