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UK Education Newswire Archive

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student day of action barcode

17-02-2004 15:05

Agitprop for AUT strike / NUS day of action

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South London Squatted School Defies Eviction Attempt

16-02-2004 16:25

News from SchNEWS about the failed eviction attempt against the autonomous squatted school in Colliers Wood, south London.

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A New Brand of Paint

15-02-2004 15:43

A New Brand of Paint for a new kind of Artist

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Is There A Legal Age for Political Dissent? Teens at Protests!

14-02-2004 13:01

Proud mom...
Teens and Protests...should we be sharing nonviolent protest training with them? Are protests age-rated events? Should a street medic treat a teen without parental consent? Much like sex ed for teens, these topics are thorny...

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“There has been a school at Lowick beyond the memory of man”

12-02-2004 12:25

Lowick Pioneers - "Shared reading is a firm favourite amongst the whole school, where the Infants chose a Junior to read with them."

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Sheffield City Hall : 21-02-04 Iranian Community of Sheffield & District

11-02-2004 14:36

Bam Earthquake Appeal: An event organised by the ICSD to raise funds.

Tickets: £5 available from Sheffield City Hall Box Office,
Tel: 01142 789789.

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Colliers Wood Resistance

09-02-2004 20:30

Eco education group resist property developers in South London.

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Schooling & Love: Love should be first and foremost value

09-02-2004 10:00

Caring institutions must be explicit and intentional about the role of love as their guiding principle, without apology. There can be no greater justification for providing good care and education for our children than the value of love. The basis and ultimate justification for early childhood education must be, first and foremost, love - without apology.

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Beyond TV/Do Summat events 16th-19 Feb at the University of Manchester

07-02-2004 12:01

DoSummat: Get Clued Up
Beyond TV/Do Summat events in Participation week (16th-19th Feb) at the University of Manchester Students Union

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Huge South West Conference on Racist Attacks

06-02-2004 19:18

Concerns about an increase in racist attacks taking place across the South West will be the main focus of a major regional conference on racism being held in Plymouth on Wednesday 11th February. “The Future of Race Relations in the South West” conference, which takes place at Plymouth Guildhall, has been organised by The Monitoring Group, to mark the 5th anniversary of the publication of the Stephen Lawrence Inquiry Report.

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05-02-2004 16:20

The NUS is calling for a National Shutdown of Education on the Wednesday 25th February.
Below is an article copied from the Social Workers Student Society that informed me of how much money the Government has and how much it is willing to waste rather than privallege students.
Fellow Students I am calling for you to unite and walk out on the 25th February.

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Education: European days of action, April 2nd & 3rd 2004

05-02-2004 08:36

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During the European Social Forum in Paris it was decided to organize two European days of action for a social Europe. These days of action will take place at April 2nd & 3rd 2004. In the fall and winter of 2003/2004 protests of students took (and are still taking) place in Germany, France, the UK, Belgium, Italy, Czech Republic, Austria and Ireland.

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Vigil against tuition fees in Cambridge

03-02-2004 15:01

The Cambridge University Student Union continue their protests against tuition fees.

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Anna Scher Birthday Bonanza (Saturday 31st January 2004)

31-01-2004 07:19

An Audience With Anna Scher And Friends

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Student pays fees in pound coins

30-01-2004 18:28

1125 pound coins
After four months of with-holding tuition fees, one month of
suspension, and finally threatened with being denied a degree,
I finally decided to pay up - in pound coins.

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Students lobby against top-up fees

30-01-2004 12:12

Hundreds of students attended a lobby of parliament against the New Labour Governments proposed top-up fees. A peaceful sit-down protest was broken up by police who were uneccessarily heavy handed.
Your comments and feedback on these pix are very welcome.

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Anne Campbell, Cambridge MP, chickens out of vote (again)

30-01-2004 09:28

Cambridge Evening news reports that Anne Campbell, the Cambridge MP, chose to abstain from voting on top-up fees. Apparently she was moved by two letters from students telling her that top-up fees are either good, or do not affect access! She did not mention all the students that oppose them :)

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Cambridge and national AUT ballots its members for industrial action

29-01-2004 21:37

Support the AUT
Strange as it may seem, amidst the tuition fees debate, another fight is going on behind the scenes. The association of University Teachers (includes non teaching staff in education) is balloting its members to strike over pay.

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Interns' Network: Working for free in Westminster

28-01-2004 16:29

At any one time there are around 3000 people working for free in parliament, think tanks, ngos and the political media. These organisations are supposed to be the heartbeat of our democracy but to get a job, people are expected to work for extended periods for free. This creates a huge barrier for people from poorer backgrounds. The Interns Network wants to make internships more transparent, fair and fun. You can subscribe for weekly updates of jobs, events and news by emailing Visit for more details.

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From protesting students in Germany: solidarity with Oxford occupiers

27-01-2004 10:38

Students in Germany are on strike against fees, budget cuts and the commodification of education. A solidarity for the Oxford occupiers...
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