Articles Tagged with the word ‘education’

 
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/ Campaigns round up

02 Dec 2014

 

The latest success stories and actions from the world of campaigning

 
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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

 
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/ Arts, Culture

29 Oct 2014

 

According to psychologists, dance can not only help improve our mood and fitness, it can aid creativity and make us feel more alive. Jini Reddy discovers how even novice dancers have no excuse not to get their bodies moving

 
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/ Good Business

27 Oct 2014

 

Eulergy helps connect businesses and academics for social good. Founder Ben Byford tells Nicola Slawson about the positive potential of higher education and the importance of a cohesive ethos in a small company

 
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/ 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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/ Positive People

29 May 2014

 

When 15-year-old Malala Yousafzai was shot by the Taliban for campaigning for girls’ education, the world was stunned by her bravery and wisdom. Nicola Slawson speaks to Malala’s father, Ziauddin, about education, equality and the upbringing that helped shape Malala

 
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/ Technology

20 May 2014

 

According to a new UN study, mobile phones are causing a reading revolution in developing countries, Anna Bevan reports

 
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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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/ Positive Travel, Positive Travel Blog

11 Apr 2014

 

One problem, one solution, one week. A new volunteering travel initiative sets its sights on universal primary education

 
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/ Media

18 Feb 2014

 

The first dedicated centre for constructive journalism plans to use extensive psychological research to help set a more positive global news agenda

 
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/ Peace & Democracy

07 Aug 2013

 

Groundbreaking training centre for protesters, developed in response to the use of social networks in the Arab spring, opens in Florence

 
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/ Ideas worth spreading

04 Jun 2013

 

This month we consider two TED talks that explore vibrant, unconventional approaches to education

 
 

/ 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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/ Environment

08 Apr 2013

 

Two prominent American colleges are re-examining their energy investment policies thanks to a national climate change campaign

 
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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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/ Media

07 Mar 2013

 

Sold out first run indicates journalists’ desire for more positive reporting