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UK Education Newswire Archive

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A decent start to building a new student movement

22-04-2009 17:00

Report of National Student Coordination April 18, 2009

Dan from Leeds Uni and Simon from Westminster uni report on the student coordination conference which united around 100 activists in the UK.

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

19-04-2009 13:00


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DFEY-NW :: 25th April @ BBC Manchester

16-04-2009 15:10

DFEY-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.

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Education and Capitalism

16-04-2009 01:04

Louvain 2009
On the 28th and 29th, of April in Louvain and Louvain-la-Neuve in Belgium the bi-annual ministerial conference of the Bologna processes will be reassembled "to assess the progress achieved and the new steps to be taken" and to give feedback on university reforms already on their way. Did they ever ask students, teachers and researchers, workers and staff of Europe? In addition to the ministers of education, consulting members such as Business Europe (european patronal organisation) and the ESU (european student union) will be present to evaluate this process.

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Mind your own businesses: GATS and the future of UK Schools

13-04-2009 10:38

A look at how the Global Agreement on Trade and Services has begun to influence the UK education system and might continue to affect it in future with, for example, the encroachment of businesses into schools and continued enforcement of testing, tables and targets, as well as how it might affect traditional qualifications.

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Pasaka Kenya 09: Let There Be Forgiveness

10-04-2009 03:45

Harambbee Yesu
We are not to look to the past - racial bitterness, the denial of fundamental rights, the suppression of our culture... Let there be forgiveness," Jomo Kenyatta

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Young Peoples March for Jobs - As It Passed Bank London

08-04-2009 22:42

That bloke stickin’ ‘is ‘ead out of the old pub ‘winder’
Observations and Photos of the 2nd April March
I would have also commented on the shallow input the major unions afford these kinds of initiatives (regardless of party fronts or hijacks) But I’d be here till Christmas so take it as read

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Alternative education in Nottingham: Some thoughts

07-04-2009 10:09

I was recently invited to be part of a really exciting new project in Nottingham. The idea results from people’s thoughts on what education is about and should be about, from reflection on our own educational backgrounds, and views about recent events at the University of Nottingham. Some initial ideas have been worked on, and these are some thoughts resulting from meeting on 26/3/09… They are just my own recollections but this might be a useful forum to mull ideas over in…. Please get involved!

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Activist Tat Training Session 8th and 9th May

06-04-2009 22:41

Come and get skilled up, learn practical skills for putting on large scale convergences and find out more about the Activist Tat Collective!! 8th May-9th May, Nottingham, email for more info.

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

05-04-2009 15:56

European call for a counter summit in Louvain against the Bologna process
28th and 29th of April, Louvain, Belgium

“The worst enemy of knowledge is not ignorance but the illusion of knowledge”

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9/11: Time for a Second Look by Prof. David Ray Griffin

04-04-2009 12:22

Professor David Ray Griffin, renowned author of a series of eye-opening books that recount his painstaking research into the attacks of September 11, 2001, begins his new European tour in London on 14th April. Stressing the fact that the time has come for a second look at the events of that fateful day, the tour will include stops in Paris, Brussels and Madrid, and several other cities.

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School Occupied

03-04-2009 22:08

Glasgow Primary school occupied

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01-04-2009 06:02

Promoting & celebrating homeless- friendly activity in WC1 is a big issue.

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(A) Book & Video Fair of Caracas

31-03-2009 23:42

* Call to the First Libertarian Print and Audiovisual Documentary Fair of Caracas. D O C U M E N T (a) November 2009.

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Protest against closure of UEL and cancellation of G20 Alternative Summit

31-03-2009 15:17

Following the decision of the University of East London's
Corporate Management Team to close down the entire university on
Wednesday, April 1st and Thursday, April 2nd, staff and students have
launched a petition to keep the university open, arguing that they
"would feel ashamed of UEL if this institution [...] were to become known
as the university that had closed its doors to democratic debate and
education in times of crisis such as these."

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31-03-2009 10:17

The Volution Will Not Be Motorised
Better Must Come:
Anti-Psychotic drugs are normally over subscribed, forcefully given and limit human productivity.

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Rhodri Morgan lies

31-03-2009 09:15

The government crazy plans to Centralise and Privatise MILITARY TRAINING sham consultation. Rhodri Morgan, first minister welsh assembly says the
‘Public is backing brilliant MoD St Athan project’ in a blatent lie !!!!!

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Freeman on the land

30-03-2009 04:05

The time has come to wake the faka up what more need I say

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Breakdown of the rule of law

28-03-2009 00:12

Brisbane Supreme Court Judge Ann Lyons
This article talks about the breakdown of the rule of law and government inaction on judicial abuse and corruption against a young bullied schoolboy forced to leave school as reported on Brisbane Radio 4BC to radio presenter, Chuck Brooks, in my published letters to the Editor of the Logan West Leader and Albert and Logan News, in international press articles including Mathaba Independent News Agency, Wall Street Journal, TodayUSA, Daylife, Newstin, Indymedia and many others. However, due to lack of press freedom in Australia, our ongoing ordeal is not being reported in this country.
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