It is often said that it is beneficial to be worldly. The experiences of travel open up our horizons and teach us in ways one cannot find most anywhere. Thats where the latest Nat Geo Mundo documentary plans to take its viewing audience.
In the world, there exists special forms of education and on Friday January 15th at 7pm, Nat Geo brings “Escuelas Onsolitas” a twelve episode odyssey which will highlight specialized education. Whether its the art of equestrian dressage in Spain to a Parisian school for the gifted, their are many institutions for things that are usual yet worthy of pursuing.
Here are some of the episode titles and summaries you can look forward to in the following weeks.
World Heritage –Friday, Jan. 15th at 7 p.m. ET/PT
In Spain, we explore the elegant art of equestrian dressage. In dressage, the communication between horse and rider seems fluid and easy, but mastering this skill is much harder than you think. And in South Africa, we’ll look at students who are working to preserve the incredible local biodiversity. See how these students prepare to become guardians of World Heritage by attending schools like no others.
Life and Death – Friday, Jan. 22nd at 7 ET/PT
Future humanitarian workers exercise their skills in saving lives at a school in France, and in Germany, apprentices’ morticians are training to look at death straight in the face.
Little Miracles – Friday, Jan. 29th at 7 ET/PT
What does a Parisian school for the gifted and a New York school for the autistic have in common? An education created to respect difference. This episode looks at how these two schools build on the progress of science to reinvent itself, and make miracles happen.
Gaming – Friday, Feb. 5th at 7 ET/PT
Think entertaining people is a breeze? Not for these future English jockeys and apprentices of Belgian croupiers. These schools teach them that they must leave nothing to chance to succeed in the professional world of gaming.
Nat Geo Mundo was launched in 2011, providing inspirational programming along with a mix of drama and action series.