UK Education Newswire Archive
15-11-2008 18:12The national demonstration of Italian faculties and universities in mobilization filled the streets today in Rome. The size of the demonstration was impressive. It’s impossible to say how many people there were. The newspapers quote some organizers saying “more than 200.000″ which might be true.
15-11-2008 16:15High School students struck and marched across Germany yesterday in protest against classroom overcrowding, lack of teachers, and the pressure of examinations. Some 100,000 participated in demonstrations across the country, walking out of classes and marching in over 40 cities.
14-11-2008 13:17100.000 EXPECTED TO SHOW UP
The newspaper La Repubblica gives updates about tomorrow’s mass demonstration of students and universitarians. The headline says “The wave brings 100.000 students to the piazza”.
14-11-2008 01:45Free important public meeting
13-11-2008 16:55National wave of student protest forces energy giant to abandon
Anti-coal protests at graduate careers fairs around the UK have forced
E.ON to cancel the remainder of its recruitment tour. The energy company,
which is planning to build a new coal power station at Kingsnorth, Kent
, has seen at least seventeen of its careers events disrupted over the
last few weeks .
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13-11-2008 14:20London: Gathering in front of the residence of the Italian ambassador
14, Three Kings Yard
London W1K 4EH
from there, demo till LSE and free lecture about Universities inEurope
Nov 14th, h. 10.00
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12-11-2008 22:44STUDENTS WANT TRAINS! - November 12, 2008
The next big day of student protests in Italy is this Friday. There will be a mass demonstration in Rome, organized by students and universitarians, independently of parties and unions. At the moment, people are trying to pressure Trenitalia to allow people to travel to Rome by trains with reduced prices. This has been done in many occasions before
10-11-2008 12:24In early November, Ali Baher, Chairman of the Arab Students Committee at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, was detained for three hours, questioned, summoned to a hearing pending suspension, and evicted from his dorm room - all for refusing to shake hands with Israeli President Shimon Peres.
08-11-2008 14:367 November 2008
This friday everybody skipped school again and took to the streets instead. Even though minister Gelmini had tried to confuse things by promising extra money for universities and students with “adequate merits”, the student mobilisation went on and its message was clear: “No cuts to education, no privatization, we ain’t gonna pay for their crisis”.
06-11-2008 19:18Climate-trashing energy monsters E.ON continued their national recruitment tour with a stall at the Oxford Careers Fair today. They seemed miserable but not surprised when a group of local activists turned up too...
06-11-2008 12:57Dave Douglass looks at plans to increase the age of compulsory education for the most recent issue of Freedom anarchist newspaper
06-11-2008 12:53“You may rely upon one thing — I'll never engage in creating kings again" - Gertrude Bell