UK Education Newswire Archive
01-10-2008 08:19It has been reported in the press that at a National Union of Students (NUS) event this summer, Nottingham University Students' Union, Education Officer, Craig Cox, held up a poster saying 'Bring back slavery'. The NUS subsequently removed Craig Cox from the event following complaints from other student representatives present. Our Student Union officers attending NUS events are there to represent all Nottingham students. We believe that such behaviour is unacceptable and does not reflect our views.
30-09-2008 11:38DFEY-NW (Digital Freedom in Education and Youth) is a group formed in response from a growing need in the Northwest of England for a Group to encourage and promote young people's involvement with the free software community by creating a social space to make it more comfortable for young people to get involved with GLUGs and FSUGs.
28-09-2008 12:37ARK (Absolute Return for Kids) works in partnership with Teachfirst, who offer discounts on Common Purpose courses. They are also linked to people at Tavistock, via the 'Teaching Leaders' program.
26-09-2008 09:58The Centre for the Study of Social and Global Justice (Politics) and the Centre for Research on Identities, Citizenship and Migration (Sociology and Social Policy) are holding a round table event on Wednesday 1st October, 4-6 pm, in Law & Social Science Building, B62.
26-09-2008 09:56NSPM will be holding a regular free film showing at the University of Nottingham. Films will be shown every Friday night at 7pm in C11 in the Portland building.
24-09-2008 18:01Ark Academies are involved with the charity 'Children Our Ultimate Investment', who work with The Psychosynthesis Education Trust. Ark have not made it clear to the public that it is working so closely with these charities and what these charities are about.
22-09-2008 16:17Support Artem Liebenthal, who only asked army recruiting officers a simple question. See bottom of piece for petition/actions.
17-09-2008 14:39Student activists have launched this call for a national demonstration against top-up fees, for decent student grants and against marketisation in education. To add your or your organisation's name or for more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org
16-09-2008 15:25A consultation evening is being held to discuss the proposed Ormiston Midlands Creative & Media Arts Academy. This is being held at the Cresent Theatre, Birmingham on Monday 22nd September at 6.30. We encourage as many people as possible to show up and voice their opposition to this new proposal.
13-09-2008 22:17Selling labour movement, anarchist, autonomist, Marxist books and associated magazines/postcards
12-09-2008 12:0917th September - Book launch of Only Planet Manchester at the Sand Bar on Grosvenor St, 8pm
11-09-2008 22:30A case of disciplinary action against a university academic
11-09-2008 19:15The University and College Union branch at Nottingham Trent University is to ballot its members on strike action following the formal de-recognition of the local UCU branch by university managers.
09-09-2008 19:52A regular play space for practice, sharing, teaching + learning circus skills(and related ting like magic, propmaking, etc);is starting on Tuesdays, at the Sumac Centre.
This is open for all but especially for those opting out of school or work. There are much better things to do and this is one of them.
04-09-2008 18:35Articles and a video on youtube have been posted re concerns about ARK Academies; these are available here: http://www.911forum.org.uk/board/viewtopic.php?t=13854
A serious worry is that moves have been made to remove this information from circulation, yet no intention of clearing their name in court. Greatly concerning. This is about children.