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Posted by Dalai Lama Center on 2010-10-19 10:47

In part two of The Province's five-part series on the state of British Columbia's education for young children, they speak with experts from UBC's Human Early Learning Partnership (HELP). more

Posted by Dalai Lama Center on 2010-10-18 10:18

In advance of the Dalai Lama's trip to Toronto, his Holiness spoke to the Toronto Star's Rick Westhead. The topics ranged from dedication - through to rumours of an assassination plot. more

Posted by Dalai Lama Center on 2010-10-14 11:55

The DLC has shared many of the inspiring talks that offers, including the latest from Sir Ken Robinson. Today, we'd like to share an interesting behind the scenes look at TED Talks. Sir Ken is featured in this short video, along with artist Raghava KK. more

Posted by Dalai Lama Center on 2010-10-08 10:16

Author Steven Johnson's latest book Where Good Ideas Come From asks a few very pertinent questions. What sparks the flash of brilliance? How does groundbreaking innovation happen? What are the spaces that have historically led to unusual rates of creativity and innovation? more

Posted by Dalai Lama Center on 2010-09-27 13:31

One year ago today, the Dalai Lama Center welcomed His Holiness and over twenty leaders in social change to Vancouver for a global peace summit. more

Posted by Dalai Lama Center on 2010-09-22 10:32

A new documentary by the director of An Inconvenient Truth is taking a look at what many consider a failing U.S. education system. Waiting for "Superman" is David Guggenheim's latest film and it follows the lives of five kids and examines what is at stake for their futures. Watch the trailer for the movie below.  more

Posted by Dalai Lama Center on 2010-09-21 10:57

You can watch the Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting online today. Building on President Clinton's lifetime in public service, the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) reflects his belief that governments need collaboration from the private sector, non-governmental organizations, and other global leaders to effectively confront the world’s most pressing problems. more

Posted by Dalai Lama Center on 2010-09-17 09:56

From TED.comIn this video, His Holiness the Karmapa talks about how he was discovered to be the reincarnation of a revered figure in Tibetan Buddhism. In telling his story, he urges us to work on not just technology and design, but the technology and design of the heart. more

Posted by Dalai Lama Center on 2010-09-10 16:34

Earlier this summer, Adele Diamond gathered over 600 people for the Brain Development and Learning conference. The goal of the conference was to connect the ideas – coming from the researchers and scientists who constantly investigate the brain and its role in our devlopment – to the people on the front lines, namely educators, parents and doctors. more

Posted by Dalai Lama Center on 2010-09-10 11:32

In August, we told you about the upcoming event in Toronto where the Dalai Lama will give a talk on Human Approaches to World Peace. Here is an official video from the Tibetan Canadian Cultural Centre announcing the public talk at the Rogers Centre on October 22 at 2pm. more