Prince Harry admits he was ‘ungrateful’ for Eton education in new candid video with Meghan | Royal | News

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle joined Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai in a video chat focused on the female-male education gap and how it has been worsened by the coronavirus pandemic. The trio highlighted the critical importance of having girls across the world being able to access education. 

But during the conference call, the Duke of Sussex also joked about how he did not realise when he was young how grateful he should have been for the education he received. 

After both Meghan and Harry were asked by Malala about their experience in school, the Eton alumni said: “We do take it for granted and it is a privilege but every single person, every single child, every single young person needs an education.

“To know there’s over 130 million girls out of education right now, before the pandemic, and the numbers are only going to go up, it worries

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Holyoke Community College President Christina Royal will speak on the future of higher education Friday

Holyoke Community College President Christina Royal will speak about her vision for the future of higher education Friday at noon when she appears on State Sen. Eric Lesser’s “Lunchtime Livestream” series.

The event will be livestreamed on both Facebook and Twitter. Royal will also speak about her college’s efforts to support its students during the transition to remote learning, and the future of higher education due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Royal is one of the region’s most experienced educators on the subject of remote education, and one of its champions. She’s been involved with distance learning for about 20 years. Holyoke Community College is handling the fall semester by remote education, partly in deference to its population of commuter students and many older students.

The discussion will be followed by a question-and-answer session on community colleges and the future of higher education.

Prior to becoming president of Holyoke Community College

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