The British view Europe from its periphery, barely aware that the youth in its southern states are rioting with anger as they bear the brunt of the economic crisis. In our country the same cohort seem bedraggled; leaden with passivity Continue reading
Trainee solicitor Tamara Vasiljeva, co-ordinated volunteers and took part in the Lawyers in Schools programme for McDermott Will & Emery this year. They are partnered with London Nautical School in Lambeth. Tamara tells us why she enjoyed volunteering her time Continue reading
In 100 years’ time this might be seen as the end of an era. The era when the markets trumped democracy until democracy fought back. The free press and free markets have been the backbone of democratic success. One scrutinises Continue reading
As the Curriculum Review nears its conclusion, teachers and schools across the nation are being prepared for a critical shift in the formula behind the national curriculum. The context for the new orders couldn’t be much different from the prescriptive Continue reading
This is a horrible posting. I can’t help thinking it though. Yesterday’s tirade against teacher strikes by Michael Gove received such a tiny backlash, certainly in the media, that it’s hard to think that the Unions can pull off a Continue reading
Can’t see this video? Watch Will youth engagement save democracy? on Viddler Back in November the Battle of Ideas Festival staged a lively debate on the question ‘Will youth engagement save democracy?‘. The panel comprised LibDem MP Lynne Featherstone, politics Continue reading
There was an interesting article in the Guardian today that made me think about how vital the issue of equal access and inclusion was to the survival of our society.