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.
Students are constantly being portrayed as apathetic, as blind consumers of bland 'tick a box and yo
Fancy a career change? Why not be a psychologist? It seems everyone else is . . . Psychology is now
<strong>A Campus Conspiracy</strong>
Anonymous <em>Impress Books, 208pp, £7.99</em>
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.
<strong>The Future of Socialism</strong>
Anthony Crosland <em>Constable Books, 416pp, £9.99</em>
Crime rates are falling throughout Britain, yet the number of children being prosecuted just keeps o
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John Sutherland on the education of the barcalounging masses
More at risk than girls of committing suicide, underperforming at school and turning to criminal beh
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.
The British economy increasingly depends on the ability of its workforce to develop and utilise new
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
A new generation of communicators will show us how to get ahead in business
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.
Participants discussed how far technology is a part of smart learning and how far we have gone towar
Sophisticated computer gameplay gives you the chance to be somone else in a virtual world
The older we get, the more we realise what we need to know
The fact that English is spoken so widely leaves us lagging behind in the global skills market
Unionised workers are more likely to receive training than others
A key skill in building a successful business is people management
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.
Job security and sufficient staff are prerequisites to effective training
While "mommy wars" rage in the US, an agenda of political demands is emerging in western countries f
Hear the word "princess", and what other words and phrases spring to mind?
<strong>Relish: the extraordinary life of Alexis Soyer, Victorian celebrity chef