UK Education Newswire Archive
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our 2nd night at rampart. coming at you with a mixed bag of funky live aucostic+electronic music, slide & video visuals in a comfy atmosphere.
10-03-2006 12:09Since yesterday evening, the legendary university Sorbonne in the Latin
Quarter of Paris is occupied. Even though the CRS (French Riot Police)
was present, the occupation could be held throughout the night...A new
chance for social change?
**Monday 13th March - 10am outside Crown Court (back of Castle) Lancaster**
the George Fox 6 are appealing their conviction for 'momentarily disrupting' a corporate networking conference at Lancaster University in 2004.
09-03-2006 01:46"Before the Appleton Wisconsin high school replaced their cafeteria's processed foods with wholesome, nutritious food, the school was described as out-of-control. There were weapons violations, student disruptions, and a cop on duty full-time. After the change in school meals, the students were calm, focused, and orderly. There were no more weapons violations, and no suicides, expulsions, dropouts, or drug violations. The new diet and improved behavior has lasted for seven years, and now other schools are changing their meal programs with similar results."
-- Jeffrey M. Smith, Author of Seeds of Deception
08-03-2006 23:32Since 9:30 this evening, approximately 100 students have occupied the University of Sussex library to protest falling standards. Below is the occupiers 'learn-in' manifesto and a few words by one of the participants. Please circulate this as widely as possible.
08-03-2006 22:33Sussex University Library is under occupation by students
06-03-2006 20:55The following is the mission statement for an investigative/altenative, non-profit, convergent newsroom at the University of Houston that is looking for student reporters in the UK.
University Church, Radcliffe Square, Oxford
Sunday evenings in March
- Doors open & delicious organic food on sale from 7.15pm -
All films start at 7.45pm
04-03-2006 22:47Inspirational. Be sure to check the photos on the link provided.
04-03-2006 14:53Revealing insights into the origins and causes of the unsustainable pressures piling up on Cornwall, the 5th Celtic nation of the British Isles.
03-03-2006 18:43Exposing the Ombudsman's pro-council bias and whitewashing of maladministration.
03-03-2006 14:38The World Soccer Championship 2006 are approaching. FIFA has promoted a questionable initiative to build 6 villages for orphans. But they still have time to change their proposal and build 500 together with 50 hospitals to grant free health service all over Africa.
03-03-2006 11:20Is your money keeping war criminals in power ?
02-03-2006 15:45The Manchester Radical Theory Forum has announced its next happening for Thursday, March 9th at 5pm. The venue is the Waterstone's bookstore on Deansgate (The Business Room).
People keep asking what participants are to expect: we don't know either, but the flyer text might give you an idea:
The directory is your guide to the businesses that are making a real difference in their communities, as well as providing information on the various organisations which provide support to the sector.
01-03-2006 11:15Tell It Like It Is: How our schools fail Black children - follow up to the Harlesden meeting on February 2nd 2006.
01-03-2006 11:09Earthwatch York Student Debate on Local Biodiversity: Wild Species and Wild Spaces, Friday 24th March, 1.00pm-3.00pm, Central Hall, University of York
Proving that you are never too young to do your bit for conservation…
Education as we know is dying. The changes that already are in going on and those that will be in the next months will turn the social right that represents the Education in a product that can be bought and be sold. Good examples of these facts are the Bologna Process and the different changes in laws that are carrying out the Governments and