How to get active
By Kierra Box - 06 November 16:58

My first experience of leading a campaign was forced on me - the world was being screwed up by leaders who were determined to embark on an unjust war with Iraq, despite clear evidence that most of the population disagreed with them.

Welcome to a new forum for students
By Gemma Tumelty - 06 November 16:29

Students are constantly being portrayed as apathetic, as blind consumers of bland 'tick a box and yo

Shrinking Britain
By Hester Lacey - 06 November 12:00

Fancy a career change? Why not be a psychologist? It seems everyone else is . . . Psychology is now

Student bashing
By Olivia Shean - 30 October 12:00

<strong>A Campus Conspiracy</strong>

Anonymous <em>Impress Books, 208pp, £7.99</em>

ISBN 0954758

University life: Why can't my son enrol for white studies?
By Ziauddin Sardar - 30 October 12:00

Last month my youngest son left home to begin undergraduate life. Wafted, or should that be rafted, out of the house on a flood of tears from his mother and grandmother, he began the two-hour drive to his university.

New Labour's tragic prophet
By Martin Bright - 23 October 13:00

<strong>The Future of Socialism</strong>

Anthony Crosland <em>Constable Books, 416pp, £9.99</em>

The war on youth
By Alice O'Keeffe - 16 October 13:00

Crime rates are falling throughout Britain, yet the number of children being prosecuted just keeps o

This England
By Staff blogger - 02 October 13:00

Each printed entry will receive a £5 book token

Entries on a POSTCARD, please, to This England, <e

Lifelong learning
By John Sutherland - 25 September 13:00

John Sutherland on the education of the barcalounging masses

Changing the world one boy at a time
By Mark Honigsbaum - 21 August 13:00

More at risk than girls of committing suicide, underperforming at school and turning to criminal beh

Parents go to court
By Fiona Millar - 31 July 13:00

Observations on academies

Why uni makes Bob feel sick
By Kira Cochrane - 31 July 13:00

Once upon a time (well, specifically about nine months ago) there was a fictional sixth-form boy, living on a council estate, who wanted to go to university. Let's call him Bob.

Competitive advantage is under threat
By Jonn Elledge - 24 July 13:00

The British economy increasingly depends on the ability of its workforce to develop and utilise new

Ten tips for smart learning
By Erin Roof - 24 July 13:00

1 - Be open to learning

Yes, old dogs can learn new tricks. Building up skills through all stages of life fosters motivation and success and improves self esteem. It keeps people at the cutting edge of their fields.

2 - Find out how you learn

Geeks and volunteers lead the way
By Becky Hogge - 24 July 13:00

A new generation of communicators will show us how to get ahead in business

How smart can we make society?
By Kathryn Corrick - 24 July 13:00

Once we leave formal education, few of us think much more about learning. Yet, we can’t help but learn - even if it’s only to work out that the schedule for Doctor Who has been randomised beyond comprehension.

Round table: Smart learning for the future
By Staff blogger - 24 July 13:00

Participants discussed how far technology is a part of smart learning and how far we have gone towar

Walter Mitty, eat your heart out
By Iain Simons - 24 July 13:00

Sophisticated computer gameplay gives you the chance to be somone else in a virtual world

Learning takes a lifetime
By Peter Wilby - 24 July 13:00

The older we get, the more we realise what we need to know

Parlez-vous l'Anglais?
By Tessa Holland - 24 July 13:00

The fact that English is spoken so widely leaves us lagging behind in the global skills market

Serious players in learning
By Emily Mann - 24 July 13:00

Unionised workers are more likely to receive training than others

Expect the unexpected and learn to be flexible
By Tom Freke - 24 July 13:00

A key skill in building a successful business is people management

Get out of the office and breathe some oxygen
By Erin Roof - 24 July 13:00

From time to time, everyone needs a little advice, especially when they are starting out. Heather Wilkinson has built an entire business on this premise.

Your skills have not been recognised, please dial again
By Andrew Coombes - 24 July 13:00

Job security and sufficient staff are prerequisites to effective training

Parenting: Mamafesto
By Viv Groskop - 17 July 13:00

While "mommy wars" rage in the US, an agenda of political demands is emerging in western countries f

Revolting students
By Simon Parker - 03 July 13:00

Observations on universities

The dangerous world of the princess
By Kira Cochrane - 03 July 13:00

Hear the word "princess", and what other words and phrases spring to mind?

The good chef
By Bee Wilson - 26 June 13:00

<strong>Relish: the extraordinary life of Alexis Soyer, Victorian celebrity chef

</strong>Ruth Cow

Old school tie lives on
By Francis Beckett - 19 June 13:00

Observations on inequality

Brave new world
By Becky Hogge - 12 June 13:00

Technophobia is the biggest barrier to the internet revolution

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