The origin of Nicaraguan Sign Language tells us a lot about language creation

Editor’s note: A transcript of the radio story can be found below.

In 1979, the Sandinista National Liberation Front overthrew Anastasio Somoza Debayle, a dictator whose family had been in power in Nicaragua since 1936. 

The new government had big plans, including a massive literacy campaign that was launched in 1980. They supported special education in public schools, including provision for deaf children. This was new for Nicaragua: Previously, most deaf children were completely isolated.

Suddenly, for the first time, there was a community of deaf kids all trying to communicate with each other as hundreds were brought together in a few schools in Managua, the capital. It was here that the new language — Nicaraguan Sign Language (NSL), or Idioma de Señas de Nicaragua (ISN) — would emerge.

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Celebration of creation of an education philosophy “Manifestism” by Ritesh Rawal

New Delhi [India], September 28 (ANI/NewsVoir): As a successful Founder of Dudes and Dolls – The Cosmic School, Adhyay School and Ritesh Rawal Foundation, Ritesh has been working in the field of education for more than a decade.
His research work revolves around the thought-provoking topics in the area education, which are related to its evolution, and different eras related to education.
Manifestism is a philosophical term created by Ritesh Rawal to name his educational philosophy, it is an amalgamation of the English word “Manifestation” which means an event, action, or object that clearly shows or embodies something abstract or theoretical and “ism”, ism at the end of a word suggests the word is related to a belief (or system of beliefs) accepted as an authority by a group or school of thought.
According to Ritesh Rawal, education is the most important tool that can bring equality in society and

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Celebration of Creation of an Education philosophy ‘Manifestism’ by Ritesh Rawal

27th Sep, Manifestism day, this day is celebrated as a day of creation of an education philosophy Manifestism by Ritesh Rawal New Delhi, Delhi, India (NewsVoir) As a successful Founder of Dudes and Dolls – The Cosmic School, Adhyay School and Ritesh Rawal Foundation, Ritesh has been working in the field of education for more than a decade. His research work revolves around the thought-provoking topics in the area education, which are related to its evolution, and different eras related to education.

Manifestism is a philosophical term created by Ritesh Rawal to name his educational philosophy, it is an amalgamation of the English word “Manifestation” which means an event, action, or object that clearly shows or embodies something abstract or theoretical and “ism”, ism at the end of a word suggests the word is related to a belief (or system of beliefs) accepted as an authority by a group or

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House, govt drop education provisions from job creation bill – Politics

The House of Representatives and the government agreed to drop provisions on education from the omnibus bill on job creation on Thursday.

“The government, represented by the Office of the Coordinating Economic Minister and the Education and Culture Ministry, suggests the working committee revoke provisions regarding four laws stipulated in the job creation bill,” an expert staff member at the Office of the Coordinating Economic Minister, Elen Setiadi, said on Thursday as quoted by kompas.com.

The provisions in question are some articles in Law No. 20/2003 on the national education system, Law No. 14/2005 on teachers and lecturers, Law No. 12/2012 on higher education and Law No. 20/2013 on medical education.

House Legislation Body (Baleg) chairman Supratman Andi Agtas, who chaired Thursday’s meeting, said he was glad that the government listened to aspirations from lawmakers and the public.

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