UK Education Newswire Archive
16-06-2007 02:46This article argues that by adopting neo-liberal policies, like Tony Blair’s ‘New Labour’ Party the ‘New ANC’ has also sold out. And because of anti poor policies, on the 31st anniversary of the June 1976 ‘Soweto Uprising’, for poor working class kids, “The Doors of Learning” remain as shut as during apartheid.
12-06-2007 13:01Two hundred years on from the parliamentary abolition of the transatlantic slave trade, the celebrated Kenyan writer Ngugi wa Thiong'o will headline two major public events on today’s struggles in Africa and beyond for global social justice in late June being organised by the University of Leeds and the World Development Movement.
08-06-2007 16:30A demonstration is being called by UCU (University and College Union) in response to government cut backs which are resulting in the loss of over 100 adult education courses at Bradford College as well as a number of redundancies for the teaching staff involved.
08-06-2007 10:10Two UK universities - Imperial College and Wolverhamptom - have received the inaugural 'Divestors in People' © award. ‘Divestors of People’© is a standard awarded to Higher Education institutions that excel in mismanaging, bullying, and harassing their staff.
Nominations remain open for the Hall of Shame.
08-06-2007 01:18Activists organising for this year's Camp for Climate Action in the West Midlands are putting on a two-day event of discussion, workshops and partying this weekend in Birmingham this weekend - Sat 9th June and Sunday 10th June.
04-06-2007 08:39Video and images of animal rescue following a five month investigation.
03-06-2007 20:14July 1St, Manchester, Education Workers Conference.
03-06-2007 14:37The US embargo on trade with Cuba continues. This summer Pastors for Peace will again challenge the blockade with a friendship caravan. A fully stocked bookmobile will accompany it. Before the revolution there were only 32 libraries in Cuba. In 2002 there were 400 public libraries and 6000 school libraries. Cubans are avid readers and life long learners but Cuban librarians struggle to meet their needs under the blockade. We urge you join us in sending books to Cuba!
01-06-2007 21:15A new group has been formed in Oxford to facilitate and promote a pro-choice presence in the city.
01-06-2007 19:57Film @ Broadway Cinema Satarday 2nd June 1pm - about Karzan (imprisonewd and tortured by Saddam' regime) after 25 years in exile RETURNS TO KIRKUK - This thought provoking, intelligent and emotional story gives a unique insight into the true political feeling and civil unrest in Iraq today.
The stunt is part of The World Can’t Wait – Your Voice Against Poverty Campaign, which will be followed by a huge rally in Westminster on Saturday 2nd June, prior to the G8 Summit which starts in Germany on 6th June.
24-05-2007 15:14With the abolition of student grants—and, more recently, the introduction in England of tuition fees for students—ever-greater responsibility has been placed on individual students in Britain to fund their further education.