UK Education Newswire Archive
06-12-2008 20:39Employability is a point around which the Bologna Declaration has based its rhetoric of the positive forces of the free market.
05-12-2008 00:56Help your favourite alternative Brighton social centre/caff/bar/meeting place out of a hole. Cowley Club on London Road needs funds!
05-12-2008 00:28There is a massive student/worker rebellion in the Italian education sector. Many schools and universities are occupied. The slogan "we won't pay for your crisis' is at the forefront of the Anomalous Wave movement that opposes initially the Gelmini reforms of education, but more importantly, the creation of a new round of precarious workers in shit jobs joining the other thousands in the same boat. Last Friday 28th was another round of street demos and blockades.
04-12-2008 13:03Sussex students arrested under anti-terrorism laws - Disabled student held in custody for 7 hours and denied access to doctor - Police set dogs on peaceful protesters
30-11-2008 18:20This article originally appeared in Ceasefire magazine, an independent political magazine at the University of Nottingham ( http://ceasefiremagazine.co.uk/). The article explores the role that the institution has played in commercialising education and in suppressing academic freedom.
29-11-2008 19:06After nearly ten yeas, the effects of the Bologna Declaration in shaping European Higher Education (HE) along neo-liberal lines are becoming evident
28-11-2008 16:09At yesterday's Student Union AGM, Kingston University students voted to "ban Military Forces from Promoting on Campus".
24-11-2008 19:14Students from the University of Manchester held a memorial protest in remembrance of Nigerian human rights activists who were killed by the Nigerian military in 1995. The protest highlighted the new partnership to research biofuels between the University of Manchester and Shell.
24-11-2008 12:52More news and updates on the ongoing student / education rebellion in Italy. Next dates to watch out for: DAY Of ACTION November 28th and GENERAL STRIKE (sort of!) December 12th. Details of history and analysis of The Anomalous Wave pamphlet at end of updates.
24-11-2008 08:59Nice article (3 columns - Top and centre of page) and photo in today's Northern Echo (24.11.08, page 26) about the 2nd Annual North East Working Class Bookfair.
20-11-2008 15:52Don't miss this...
20-11-2008 00:27Skill share, role-play, and discussion about how to publicise our actions and political events better.
19-11-2008 17:14Now is a very precarious moment for democracy and education in Italy. La Repubblica is certainly not helping in bringing democracy to the fore.
19-11-2008 16:03School students across England have welcomed the amendments to the Education and Skills Bill that will make it compulsory for schools to listen to students’ views when making decisions that affect them.