Articles Tagged with the word ‘education’


/ 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


/ Good Business, Social Enterprise

14 Aug 2015


Non-profit organisation InsightSTEM provides a host of explorative learning techniques to help people become more comfortable with science, technology, engineering and mathematics – and not a text book in sight

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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

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/ #OwnTheMedia, Media

08 Jul 2015


Since its inception last year, the Constructive Journalism Project has worked with hundreds of staff reporters, freelance writers and students to bring more solutions-focused elements into conventional reporting. Co-founder Danielle Batist shares some lessons learned


/ Good Business

23 Apr 2015


The UK's bee population is in trouble, having nearly halved over the last 25 years. Bee the Change, a social enterprise based in Bristol, is working to tackle the decline with a combination mentoring and educational courses for all ages


/ #OwnTheMedia, Peace, Positive People

17 Apr 2015


Peace activist Arun Gandhi reflects on the enduring wisdom of his grandfather, the Indian spiritual and political leader Mahatma Gandhi

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/ Good Business

13 Feb 2015


Currently just 10-15 percent of children in care in the UK achieve five A*-C grades at GCSE. We talk to Paul Singh about how his social enterprise, Equal Education, is working to help improve their prospects


/ 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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/ 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


/ 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


/ 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