UK Education Newswire Archive
27-03-2009 09:27A list of the varied workshops and events Ecoworks are taking part in or organising.
24-03-2009 18:47This is not simply a financial or economic crisis, it is the energetic collapse of the capitalist mode of destruction.
24-03-2009 09:59As 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.
24-03-2009 00:22I 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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23-03-2009 10:55«The worst enemy of knowledge is not ignorance but the illusion of knowledge»
18-03-2009 22:1418th March, Generalization of the Strike!
These days after different and spreading actions, the anomalous wave is back and it’s even more angry!
17-03-2009 17:39demo against cuts forced on staff and students a John Moores University
Saturday 28th March, 1.00 - 5.30 pm
The Yard theatre, Work for Change, Old Birley Street, Hulme
@ 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!
14-03-2009 05:55This 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.
12-03-2009 22:12This 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.
12-03-2009 18:57A 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.
12-03-2009 13:31In 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.
10-03-2009 19:58Students 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.