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Last week Joss Winn reminded me of the urgency of the work that he and I have been doing in the last year around resilience, tied to the impacts of liquid fuel availability/costs, peak oil, climate change and the treadmill logic of capitalism.
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Universities' intention to charge £9,000 fees has undermined the government's plans. Bahram Bekhradnia considers its options Government ministers have been expressing increasing concern about the possibility that university tuition fees will be much higher than they expected.
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Sir John Daniel , President and Chief Executive Officer; Stamenka Uvalić-Trumbić , Chief, Higher Education Section, UNESCO Doing research for a book on the new dynamics for the development of higher education in the poorer countries that are home to the large majority of the next generation of students is leading us to an interesting question.
Last Updated: 10 December, 2010 Section: FE news Principals say loss of weekly allowance will lead the poorest to abandon courses and prevent others from entering further education altogether It is not often that unions, students and managers all get together on the same side, but the Government’s decision to scrap the cherished education maintenance allowance (EMA) has managed exactly that.
22 November 2010 Last updated at 09:43 GMT By Angela Harrison Education correspondent, BBC News Continue reading the main story Literacy levels among seven-year-olds are slightly up on last year Ministers have given more details of plans to bring in reading tests for six-year-olds in England.
David Willetts MP, minister for universities and science, regarded as one of the intellectual driving forces behind the 'big society'. Photograph: Graeme Robertson
Violence can’t be dealt against property, only people*. The smashing of windows is just damage to property; vandalism. And it was far from a riot, it was a scuffle, so stop calling it a riot.
There is blood on my face, but not all of it is mine.
A shocking day, alright.
Much of the initial response to the Browne Report seems to have missed the point. Its proposals have been discussed almost entirely in terms of ‘a rise in fees’.
Civil Society 2.0 , Free Agent I arrived in London yesterday on my way back from Kenya to give a couple of talks about The Networked Nonprofit . Some of the first nonprofit and social media I connected with through blogs five years ago are in the UK – so it was nice to catch up with Steve Bridger begin_of_the_skype_highlighting end_of_the_skype_highlighting , Nick Booth , and David Wilcox .
Over the weekend, I attended “ For People and Planet : Not Profit and Self-Destruction: Can Universities make the move towards, or even lead ‘transition’?” What follows are the questions that it raised for me.