/ Community, Education, Positive People

28 Sep 2015


How can countries help refugees integrate? The question looms large in Europe, which is experiencing a refugee crisis many are calling the biggest since World War II. In Ireland one organisation believes communication could be the answer

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/ Agriculture, Education, Food, Positive People, Youth

21 Sep 2015


Thanks to a growing awareness of sustainability issues, students around the country are swapping evenings on cheap beer for afternoons spent growing their own fruit and veg. Natalie Leal looks at the rise of edible campus initiatives


/ Education, Youth

07 Sep 2015


With the majority of UK schools now back after the summer break, we round up our favourite stories highlighting some of the positive changes being made in education

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/ Education, Positive Perspective, Youth

03 Sep 2015


Greta Rossi left her career in mainstream higher education to start Akasha Innovation, where a new venture aims to help young people build a better future for themselves and generations to come


/ Education, Wellbeing, Youth

17 Aug 2015


A new study on mindfulness aims to find out how it can boost teenagers’ mental health

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/ Education

07 Aug 2015


It may not be a big surprise to learn that children who learn philosophical thinking are more confident and patient, but new evidence shows that philosophy lessons can also improve reading and maths skills


/ Education, Technology

21 Jul 2015


Back in the 1980s the BBC introduced the Model B – a computer designed to inspire the tech innovations of the future. Now, it’s releasing the micro:bit, a handheld device that could turn Britain into a digital powerhouse


/ Education, Environment, Health

08 Jul 2015


A new study has discovered that children’s mental health and wellbeing improves if they are exposed to green spaces at school


/ #OwnTheMedia, Education, Media

21 May 2015


Journalism students are learning to create inspiring stories and take a constructive approach to reporting on problems, through workshops being delivered at universities across the UK

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/ Culture, Education, Environment, Youth

21 Jan 2015


As authors protest nature-related words being cut from the Oxford Junior Dictionary, a new breed of writers and publications are using language, and new perspectives, to reinvigorate our relationship with the natural world


/ Education

12 Jan 2015


A pioneering Scottish scheme aims to help teachers better support the 27,000 pupils with a parent in prison

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/ Education

30 Dec 2014


Wellbeing and ‘peripheral’ subjects have long been sidelined in the UK education system. But as teachers and pupils struggle under increased pressure, calls for a radical rethink of the system are getting louder

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/ Education

13 Nov 2014


Chile’s president Michelle Bachelet has proposed plans to provide free tertiary education to 1.2 million students


/ Education, Media

17 Oct 2014


A pioneering workshop in London next month aims to equip journalists to better serve society by creating content that is more engaging and empowering for their audiences

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/ Blogs, Education, Lifestyle, Sustainable Development, Youth

14 Oct 2014


Catalyst is a leading five-day residential course for young people aged 18-25, hosted at Embercombe, a educational centre for sustainable living in Devon. Catalyst alumni Jasmine Irving reflects on her experience

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/ Economics & Innovation, Education, Youth

02 Sep 2014


Mainstream economics teaching fails to address 21st century issues, say students from 41 protest groups around the world

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/ Education

09 Jul 2014


In thousands of schools around the world, children between the ages of five and 12 take lessons from a newborn baby. The result? Increased emotional intelligence, understanding and empathy towards classmates, and less bullying and aggression

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/ Community, Education

15 May 2014


Think Project boasts a 90-95% success rate in changing racist views in young people

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/ Community, Education

13 May 2014


Girl Guides encouraged to break down damaging beauty ideals and boost self-esteem


Bedroom swap scheme cuts costs for university students


/ Community, Education, Youth

08 Jul 2013


A new enterprise helps cash-strapped students ‘bedroom swap’ to save money