Education

 

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

 
 

/ Education

01 May 2013

 

Food growing and nutritional cooking classes could form part of the national curriculum from 2014, but the changes might be scrapped following criticism from industry

 
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/ Education

18 Apr 2013

 

A new breed of online courses offers in-depth learning for free, from anywhere in the world. Nicola Slawson tries one out and considers the effects Massive Open Online Courses will have on traditional education

 
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/ Education

21 Mar 2013

 

Bright young Scottish scientists now have the chance to visit CERN, the home of pioneering particle research

 
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/ Education

04 Mar 2013

 

A new initiative is offering homeless people the chance to learn vital skills for free

 
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/ Education

10 Jan 2013

 

The Nepalese government has launched an ambitious new programme which aims to eradicate illiteracy in the country by 2015

 
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/ Education

18 Oct 2012

 

A project aiming to provide free access to the UK's best university lectures has launched

 
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/ Education

09 Oct 2012

 

The number of men training to be primary school teachers in England has increase by more than 50% in the past four years

 
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/ Education

24 Sep 2012

 

A new year-long course has been launched to help people become resilient to the impacts of climate change, the limits of economic growth and life without cheap fossil fuel energy

 
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/ Education

20 Sep 2012

 

The government of Peru has launched a new effort to reduce child labour in the country

 

Free scientific research

 
 

/ Education

14 Sep 2012

 

Scientific research funded by British taxpayers will be freely available for anyone to read by 2014, the government has announced

 
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/ Education

13 Jul 2012

 

Sophie Shen finds out how a charity is helping children and schools to transform their playgrounds into places that nurture learning and wellbeing

 
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/ Education, Wellbeing, Youth

19 Jun 2012

 

Three hundred teenagers will explore human capacity for empathy at London conference

 
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/ Education

01 Jun 2012

 

A course designed to help young people find their direction in life will take place at the Asha Centre near Stroud from 29 June to 1 July

 
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/ Education, Environment

15 May 2012

 

Youth-led sustainability charity the Otesha Project UK will embark upon its most challenging cycle tour yet this summer

 

Event calls for education revolution

 
 

/ Education

06 May 2012

 

An international conference aiming to promote alternative education will take place in Portland on 1-5 August 2012

 
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Education

02 May 2012

 

Vinciane Rycroft considers the value of teaching compassion in schools

 
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/ Education, Peace

13 Apr 2012

 

A conference taking place in London in May will explore how primary schools can be transformed into peaceful communities that not only provide effective environments for learning, but help children develop into well-rounded human beings

 
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/ Education

28 Mar 2012

 

Embercombe, a social enterprise near Exeter, runs leadership and development courses for adults, young people and businesses, in the context of creating a truly sustainable world. Jo Clark, head of land-based learning, explains the value of their approach

 
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/ Education, Youth

27 Mar 2012

 

A competition urging schoolchildren to create arts and crafts from scrap materials has launched across the UK