The influence of revolutionary Frantz Fanon endures with Africa’s intellectuals — Quartz


In this last public appearance, he read to the assembled troops, many of them illiterate, from his draft of what would become the most famous chapter in “ Wretched of the Earth ”, about the pitfalls of national consciousness.

http://qz.com/694858/the-influence-of-revolutionary-frantz-fanon-endures-with-africas-intellectuals/

He described how the national bourgeoisie, after independence, is only too happy to accept what crumbs the departing colonial powers throw to it. Without social reform, without political and economic transformation, he warned, national liberation would be an empty shell.

MUST READ|The Science of Revision: 9 ways pupils can revise for exams more effectively.


So how can students revise better? Which techniques really work, and which don’t? What can students do to improve their memory, mood and concentration?

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Ditch the highlighter and teach a friend. Psychology shows us a lot about how to improve our memory and avoid distractions – here are some dos and don’ts.

science of revision-jide-saluHighlighting might not be as helpful as you think. It isolates information whereas pupils recall more if they can link what they learn with other pieces of information. Photograph: Alamy

The weeks and months leading up to exams can be challenging for students (and parents and teachers alike). Now more than ever, young people seem to be feeling the pressure. So how can students revise better? Which techniques really work, and which don’t? What can students do to improve their memory, mood and concentration?

Before you do any revision

1. Eat breakfast
It is estimated that around 27% of boys and 39% of girls skip breakfast some or all of the time. It’s not called the most important meal of…

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