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Education

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PISA-envy, Pearson and Starbucks-style schools

Good for corporations, but what about the pupils? Adam Unwin and John Yandell consider the impact of edu-businesses.

Filed in: Corporations Education

‘Acts of solidarity are what make us human’

Though facing overwhelming struggles of their own, teachers at the NUT conference in Brighton have been showing a true spirit of internationalism, writes Jo Lateu.

Filed in: Activism Education Trade Unions

Brash, flash and too much flesh

At a school Christmas show, Maggie Black worries that things have gone too far.

Filed in: Children Education

Critical thinking should be taught in schools

And the recent debate about whether or not to bomb Syria proves why, says Mischa Wilmers.

Filed in: Education

Act now to defend public education

David Archer explains why privatization must be challenged.

Filed in: Corporations Education

The miseducation of Jonny Scaramanga

His escape from fundamentalist schooling.

Filed in: Christianity Education Religion

We don’t need no education

Amit Singh blames the current education system for perpetuating an agenda of compliance.

Filed in: Education

Professor Big Brother and his radical students – who should we fear most?

Akil N. Awan decries the government’s latest counter-terrorism measure.

Filed in: Education Terrorism United Kingdom

Ending child marriage in Zambia

An introduction to some of those fighting for girls’ rights and education in a short documentary from Girls Not Brides.

Filed in: Children Education Zambia

Marching for ‘Free education’

With elections coming up next year, education reform is more important than ever, says Tom King.

Filed in: Activism Education United Kingdom

Debt-ridden students turn to drug trial money

Are pharmaceutical companies exploiting the poor, or is being a human guinea pig just a clever way to fund college?

Filed in: Education Pharmaceuticals

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