Curio Critique #24: War and the teaching profession

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24 The Spectator-A Weekly Review of Politics, Literature, Theology and the Art 1916

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By 1916, the general public in Britain were experiencing the hardships which a war brings in its wake. A ‘Letter to the editor’ section of the 1916 edition of The Spectator had one slot reserved for war related themes and a particular letter referred to the military service of teachers.

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Artists in war torn countries have explored the problems that children and teachers face. The award winning film,
Turtles Can Fly (2004) for instance, follows the lives of a group of children living in the Iraqi-Turkish border.
The link below leads to a clip from the film:
This following image is not from a feature film, but a video on teaching photo journalism in a war-torn country:
In 2015, the Sri Lankan government made a significant announcement:
In 2014, in India, a Bill calling for compulsory military training for youth was voted out by the Rajya Sabha.
Curio Quest Is compulsory military training relevant now in India ?

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