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Monday, 22 June 2015

Digital footprint as The New Panopticon

The new Panopticon is our digital footprint for what really impact on it is our constant desire to be watched matched by a constant desire to be seen given that this needy desire clearly demonstrates how society is implicit in this narcissistic online cannibalism we all call social media.

Our desires for content under surveillance, as well as other users content is becoming uncontrollably alarming, our desires constantly drive our anxieties to engage with social media websites, in ways, show a preference for blogging as some literature report only a minority blog given it require one to hold a consistent audience.

Our desires characterise our animality anxieties to an of constantly needing to be fed for the sole purpose of generating information. The digital footprint Panopticon is one such desire where it is both mobile and dynamically designed to keep us constantly moving towards a virtual Panopticon of total transparency while policy and regulations remain ever more invisible to us.

From here, different Panopticons begin actively manoeuvring simultaneously together while we remain ignorant about its true intent.
Unless users start transgressing policy regulations. This moves away from Foucault and Bentham model of a Panopticon of just being a physical building has now become anything digital in reality.

We impact our digital footprint physically by touching any smart device with a virtual keyboard, from downloading to uploading images and file documents. In social media blogging we add content within every context of blog entry post, when we visit and read a blog post, we add comments then we add more to the digital footprint when we decide to follow other student bloggers.

Diaspora African Caribbean Supplementary Schools

Diaspora African Caribbean Supplementary schools - innovative ways to attract students.

Organisation and structure
Resources
Voluntary staff
Networked Supplementary schools to improve best practice
Parental engagement and parental advocacy programmes
Create education alternatives to support black children

Resisting racism: race inequality and the black Supplementary school movement published by Trentham Books, the Institute of Education Press. The Voice, January 8th - 14th, 2015

Independent Education
Purpose of school: indoctrination and brainwashing learning to participate in their society.

Home schooling from a black African Caribbean perspective.

Dr Kehinde Andrews - Senior Lecturer in Sociology at Birmingham City University.

National Army Museum's Ghanaian collection

National Army Museum's Ghanaian collection in Forest Gate - During Community Hall 13 - 16pm.

Saturday 6th June 2015

Focus on the relationship between Ghanaians and their past, present and future within the UK.

Understand how the Ghanaian community feels about the objects and their history.

Their objects focus mainly on the Anglo - Asante Wars and range from military weapons to spiritual objects.

The Ghanaian community input is key to the museum's understanding and classification of these objects.

NAM (National Army Museum) is looking for people who have a connection to Ghana and want to promote the Cultural heritage of the nation.