UK Education Newswire Archive
18-12-2009 20:08A new Bill threatens to undermine the rights and responsibilities of parents
15-12-2009 14:44Research undertaken at the University of Manchester has concluded that loyalty bonuses are a more effective way of motivating customers to re-use plastic bags than to charge for them. However, the independence of this research has been thrown into doubt, raising questions over the £25 million donation received from Tesco by the Sustainable Consumption Institute.
06-12-2009 00:37The following three documents indicate that preparation for mass deaths is in place. This is running under the Local and Regional Resilience Forums, which implement Integrated Emergency Management (IEM) the UK equivalent to FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) in the US.
05-12-2009 15:39Whilst Vice Chancellor Michael Farthing is sitting pretty on a salary of £227,000.
Sussex University’s budget for 2009/10 seeks to reduce costs by £3m, with additional savings of up to £5m in 2010/11. These cuts will take the form of (among others), 115+ staff redundancies, the closure of the creche and the closure of the sexual health advice centre.
03-12-2009 23:48If you ask for your child to bring home his exercise books you will likely be told that according to 'guidelines' this is not permitted. However, your local school may suggest that you go to the school to see your child's work, where a teacher will explain what is in their books to you. My suggestion is that exercise books may be phased out, and students will get their 'education' inside virtual worlds. 'Moodle' is already in place.
DATE: 3 December, 8pm til late
VENUE: Lamp Tavern, 157 Barford Street, Digbeth B5 6AH
PROGRAM: Film ‘Bread and Roses’ and Discussion
02-12-2009 09:56The news that the head of the climate research unit who had its emails hacked and posted online is creating a big stink....
29-11-2009 20:30Manchester’s education system is going through a dramatic period of change. Two new controversial academy schools opened in September with at least two more to follow in 2010. However, the recent track record of academy schools suggests that Manchester’s education revolution may not be all it’s cracked up to be.
28-11-2009 14:47Following last week’s news that 127 support staff are to be made redundant – an “efficiency” measure according to Vice Chancellor Professor John Brooks – Manchester Metropolitan University has announced setbacks in plans over its proposed campus developments.
27-11-2009 11:39Ed Miliband will be at the Doncaster Climate Change Hearing today at the Bentley Pavillion, this is a chance to have your say!
We Love the Earth Centre campaigners will be there on mass to send a clear message to the Council and the press that the Earth Centre must be returned to the public!
A public meeting has been arranged to discuss the future of the site.
27-11-2009 06:25On November 20th, 2009 students occupied Wheeler Hall at the University of California, Berkeley campus. They locked themselves into the second floor of the building and called for an end to the continued fee increases, the re-hiring of laid-off workers, and other demands stemming from the University's ongoing assault on the very nature of a public education.
25-11-2009 23:49Public meeting regarding the future of the earth centre and the peoples campaign to reclaim the land and our rights to make decisions on community issues
Tuesday, 15th December 7pm at the Denaby Miners Welfare Club - see you there!
24-11-2009 00:10From Donegal and Clare, and Connaught and the Munster hills...... Your plea is remembered and we battle on, energised by your passion
Brian Anson (1934-2009) passed away over the weekend after being inflicted with a sudden illness, he was a Liverpudlian, who came to Ireland to do what he could to help..
21-11-2009 11:04Manchester Metropolitan University has this week announced that it will be cutting 127 administrative and support staff roles.