UK Education Newswire Archive
03-01-2006 20:58A few months after the gassing of the Kurds in Halabja, a demonstration was held in 1988 by the Iraqi resistance in the United Kingdom.The demonstration had worked its way around the streets of London and had finally ended up outside of Iraq’s Embassy.
01-01-2006 12:44The Hitler Youth Movement succeeded in brainwashing an entire generation of German children with the Nazi ideology of racial and national superiority. In a 1935 speech, Adolf Hitler declared: "He alone, who owns the youth, gains the Future!" Corporate america and Washington politicos are goose-stepping to this concept.
29-12-2005 02:31It's thursday and although we are still 17%, and an estimated 8 hours, away from fully downing it, we are pretty confident that we will be screening The Edukators at 8pm for the weekly rampART free cinema night.
So come on down for a little playful edukation...
A gathering of radical videographers will take place in London during January to look at these issues, share skills, pool resources and footage, increase collaboration, work on distribution ideas, and generally continue to move things forward a little.
23-12-2005 21:37Students at the University of York register their disapproval of Coke and BAE, passing Student Union motions calling for boycott and divestment, respectively. A motion calling for boycott of Nestle barely misses quoracy.
More and more artists within Nottingham seem to join the recycling art craze, as tetra-packs, plastic bages and cans are brought to new life. In the last few weeks various workshops were organised in the Sumac Centre in Forest Fields and the Old School Hall in Sneinton. The Rubbish Day Out in Sneinton was organised to raise awareness of recycling and waste issues. Here a collection of photo's from people who think creative workshops are fun and the way forward to promote environmental and social issues.
23-12-2005 13:36Activists from Education Not for Sale, a network of radical student activists, have produced a dossier on the shenanigans of the National Union of Students bureaucracy at the 2005 NUS conference in April.
After deciding to illustrate a poem written by local Poet Nyarai Humba and spending many hours researching photographs they then spent two days in the freezing cold painting the mural.
Over the weekend they had so much public support for the mural, the artists were constantly fed mince pies, cups of tea and mulled whine by passers by as they painted. So you can imagine the shock and horror they experienced to find the poem had been painted out by censors the day after it had been finished.
20-12-2005 18:21What follows is a report by Brian Robinson, a Jewish peace activist, on a debate hosted by Birmingham Association of University Teachers on the boycott of Israeli universities. The debate was hosted at the University of Birmingham on 15th November 2005.
The speakers were:
Dr. Ilan Pappe, University of Haifa, Israel
Dr. David Hirsh, Goldsmiths College, University of London
(both speaking in a personal capacity)
Chair: Dr. William Edmondson, Vice-President, BAUT
16-12-2005 16:44The Education Not for Sale website has been overhauled and updated, and includes lots of new material for student campaign activists.
15-12-2005 10:54Pushed through legislation, this sweetner is in many products if only you looked at the list of ingredients! "potentially" unsafe for you!
13-12-2005 12:03Participatory performance methodology getting people to 'go to the clinic!' Kenyan community health workers facilitate health workshops with youth theatre practitioners. An M&E facility enables rural clinics to practice preventative care policy. Great potential for tackling diseases, HIV/AIDS formost.
09-12-2005 17:27Parents and activists held up traffic this morning in protest against the proposed closure of schools for children with special needs.
07-12-2005 12:29A SATURDAY school is under threat because of ‘unfair’ council funding rules.
07-12-2005 10:43A simple google book search for -
a | the | and | but | of | on | from
...enables you to see most of the pages of copyrighted books including books published by small alternative publishers eg. AK Press.