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UK Education Newswire Archive

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Ecoworks Gardening Workshops & Events Spring/Early Summer 2009

27-03-2009 09:27

A list of the varied workshops and events Ecoworks are taking part in or organising.

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John Moores Students Protest Against Cuts

25-03-2009 23:22

Making placards in Next To Nowhere social centre
John Moores Vice Chancellor Michael Brown fled a group of 150 angry students and their supporters in his BMW (complete with JMU 1 numberplate) this afternoon. In doing so, he postponed a showdown over his plans to cut thirty-four courses from September.

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The global debacle is a profound structural energetic crisis

24-03-2009 18:47

This is not simply a financial or economic crisis, it is the energetic collapse of the capitalist mode of destruction.

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Sheffield Occupation - 1 week, 2 buildings!

24-03-2009 09:59

As the Sheffield University occupation in solidarity with the people of Palestine enters its second week, the University management are still trying to squirm out of negotiating, and the occupiers are now in control of one of the University's flagship buildings.

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Extreme Rightism Among German Students (Trans)

24-03-2009 00:22

I am a teacher in a technical high school in the northern edge of region of Ruhr. Our school at the present has about 500 students, of which about 40% are immigrants. The recent study [exposing right wing tendencies in schools] captures relatively well what I have been noticing for years. The gulf between children of German background and immigrants is not shrinking; rather, it’s growing steadily, digging in deeper. More and more of those who once stood alongside each other now stand against one another. Racist ideas are spreading.

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European call for a counter summit in Louvain against the Bologna process

23-03-2009 10:55

«The worst enemy of knowledge is not ignorance but the illusion of knowledge»

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Students Launch Online Activism Network

19-03-2009 16:24

Following the resurgence of student activism in recent months, students from the University of Aberdeen have launched a new, independent website, in an attempt to form a network of activists across the UK.

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Once Again, again the Wave!

18-03-2009 22:14

18th March, Generalization of the Strike!

These days after different and spreading actions, the anomalous wave is back and it’s even more angry!

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Demonstration against cuts at JMU

17-03-2009 17:39

demo against cuts forced on staff and students a John Moores University

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Sheffield Students Occupy Hicks Building

17-03-2009 09:57

View from concourse 1
Sheffield students showing solidarity with the people of Palestine have staged an occupation of the Hicks Building, close to the centre of the campus of the University of Sheffield.

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We Stand with the Iranian Students - Manchester Protest 25 March, 1pm, UMSU

15-03-2009 16:03

Recently Arrested Students
Manchester HOPI are calling a day of action on the 25 March at the University of Manchester Students' Union (UMSU) starting at 1pm. We are calling this demonstration in solidarity with members of the Students for Freedom and Equality group, who have been arrested and tortured by the Iranian regime for standing up against imperialism, militarism, homophobia, patriarchy and state repression.

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What Recession Means for Us - economic crisis dayschool - Manchester, 28th March

14-03-2009 18:29

Anarchist & libertarian socialist day of discussion and ideas.

Saturday 28th March, 1.00 - 5.30 pm

The Yard theatre, Work for Change, Old Birley Street, Hulme

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Lo-Tech Sumac Skillshare, 28th March

14-03-2009 09:55

Lo-tech Skillshare flyer
Saturday March 28th, Lo-tech Skillshare
@ the Sumac Centre, 245 Gladstone St, Forest Fields, NG7 6HX

The latest amazing Sumac Skillshare programme has been announced. Everyone is invited to come along to these free workshops and learn skills for the future!

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Human Rights Commission defends regime – not youth

14-03-2009 05:55

This article discusses the Australian Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission’s role in covering up human rights abuses and in denying Australians access to an effective remedy to severe school bullying and education discrimination under the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) signed by Australia in 1976, The Rights of the Child and The Rights of the Disabled which form part of Australia’s human rights legislation.

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Attorney General misleads the people

12-03-2009 22:12

This article looks at the merit and veracity of a speech given by Attorney General Robert McClelland on Australia's democracy and the rule of law. The following article will disprove all his points and comments.

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Closure of landless movement's autonomous schools!

12-03-2009 18:57

A couple of weeks ago the state governor of Rio Grande do Sul in Brazil forcefully closed schools which attended to 600 kids from the encampments of the landless peoples movment in Brazil. The movement runs its own autonomous schools, providing an education specifically tailored to the needs of it's students. Now Landless children are forced to go without an education or travel miles to study in schools where they are subject to discrimination and a curriculum irrelevant to their lives and needs.

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Amok run of Winnenden, in Germany, is comprehensible

12-03-2009 13:31

In a State Media television interview yesterday the German Chancellor Angela Merkel from the Christian Democratic Union Party, CDU, announced the Amok run of Winnenden in the Federal State of Baden-Wuerttemberg, near the regional capital of Stuttgart, as being "incomprehensible". In fact there are specific historical, sociological and psychological influences and efficacies.

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Newcastle Students Occupy!!!

10-03-2009 19:58

Students at Newcastle University have occupied the fine arts lecture theatre in solidarity with the people of Gaza and Palestine. 25 students took the room and informed the University management who have sent a senior manager to start 'neigotations' which have resulted in the occuption entrying its first night with no clear resolution, as yet.

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Kingston University Files Action to Silence Whistleblower

10-03-2009 12:28

Kingston University has filed action with the World Intellectual Property Organisation on behalf of its Vice-Chancellor, Sir Peter Scott to wrest control of the domain name, from a former whistleblower employee.

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Students keep up the pressure on NatWest

07-03-2009 11:37

the colourful and creative action outside NatWest continues...
Week 3 of protests at the campus branch of NatWest at the University of Birmingham saw students maintain pressure on the bank, with the demand for RBS to divest from the fossil fuel industry which is funding climate chaos.
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