Prince Harry and Meghan open up about son Archie’s 1st steps and importance of girls’ education in interview with Malala Yousafzai

The couple spoke with Malala Yousafzai on International Day of the Girl.

In a virtual discussion with Nobel Prize laureate and activist Malala Yousafzai on International Day of the Girl, the couple shared that Archie is starting to walk.

“It’s just fantastic because I think in so many ways, we are fortunate to be able to have this time to watch him grow,” added Meghan. “In the absence of COVID, we would be traveling and working more externally and we’d miss a lot of those moments. So

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Meghan Markle, Prince Harry Talk About Archie’s 1st Steps, Milestones

While Prince Harry and Meghan Markle‘s move to the U.S. coincided with the global coronavirus pandemic and has forced them to quarantine at home, the couple admitted in a video interview on Sunday, October 11, that the time has allowed them to savor precious moments with their son, Archie, and be there for all of his milestones.

The royal couple spoke with Nobel Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai from a sofa in their Santa Barbara, California, home to commemorate International Day of the Girl and talk about the importance of education to empower young women around the world.

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Talk About Archie's First Steps in Chat with Malala Yousafzai
Meghan Markle, Prince Harry, and son Archie TOBY MELVILLE/POOL/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex spoke about their own experiences at school and Meghan, 39, who has championed the importance of girls’ education for years, shared her priorities for the pair’s 17-month-old son.

“To be able to raise our son in

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Coronavirus: Calgary post-secondary students react to 1st month of online learning – Calgary

It has been approximately one month since post-secondary students headed back to school, most of them online.

On Friday, the University of Calgary announced it was planning to increase the amount of in-class learning for the winter semester from 20 percent to 30 percent.

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Marley Gillies, vice-president of the University of Calgary Students’ Union, said the quick transition to online learning during the COVID-19 pandemic was tough.

“The adjustment in the winter semester was really difficult,” said Gillies. “The switch was hard”.

Gillies said while the campus is quiet, behind the scenes, students are busy, and the union is encouraging them to take advantage of clubs still taking place online.

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“We’re hoping that it helps ease the adjustment and make it easier for students to complete their education and still have a social life,” Gillies said.

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