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.... . In schools they could track student performance and develop personal learning plans. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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. Two graduate students stood silently beside a lectern, listening as their professor presented their work to a conference. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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.... Others said that for their groceries they went several blocks north and west to lower-cost rival Trader Joe’s, where products may not be so exquisitely selected but are, in general, more uniformly discounted. Maria Johnson, a postgraduate student, said Whole Foods’ pricing, with some items marked competitively and other expensive, was inconvenient. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....Mr Obama appears to be enjoying life after the White House since he left office in January. On Monday he made his first public remarks about community organising to students at the University of Chicago, where his presidential library is set to be built. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....A second poll of academics found that 53% of non-UK nationals were actively looking to leave the UK and the Guardian has heard reports of staff from other EU countries pulling out of job offers before they even arrive because of concerns about Brexit. Carmichael welcomed recent moves by the government to guarantee funding and loan access to EU students planning to start courses in the UK in 2018, but said ministers should now act urgently to address the uncertainty over EU staff, who constitute 16% of the UK’s university workforce. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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.... Like Hagan, they couldn’t afford a mooring, so live an itinerant London lifestyle on a continuous cruising licence, moving every two weeks. Jones is a final year architecture student and his wife is a teaching assistant specialising in speech and language. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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Hard times for Whole Foods: 'People say it's for pretentious people. I can see why' image
.... Others said that for their groceries they went several blocks north and west to lower-cost rival Trader Joe’s, where products may not be so exquisitely selected but are, in general, more uniformly discounted. Maria Johnson, a postgraduate student, said Whole Foods’ pricing, with some items marked competitively and other expensive, was inconvenient. ...
Obama criticised for '$400,000 Wall Street speech' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 25th of April 2017 09:15:09 PM
....Mr Obama appears to be enjoying life after the White House since he left office in January. On Monday he made his first public remarks about community organising to students at the University of Chicago, where his presidential library is set to be built. ...
Brexit brain drain threatens UK universities, MPs warn image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 25th of April 2017 05:00:39 AM
....A second poll of academics found that 53% of non-UK nationals were actively looking to leave the UK and the Guardian has heard reports of staff from other EU countries pulling out of job offers before they even arrive because of concerns about Brexit. Carmichael welcomed recent moves by the government to guarantee funding and loan access to EU students planning to start courses in the UK in 2018, but said ministers should now act urgently to address the uncertainty over EU staff, who constitute 16% of the UK’s university workforce. ...
Pensioners’ election REBELLION: Demands for May to look at pension issue for UK's 5MILLION image
....They were not able to plan for the shortfall and have been left counting the cost despite paying into the system for decades. She fumed: "Cameron and Osbourne spent our taxes like two school leavers with a student loan. ...
Canals offer alternative to London property ladder image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 24th of April 2017 08:56:18 AM
.... Like Hagan, they couldn’t afford a mooring, so live an itinerant London lifestyle on a continuous cruising licence, moving every two weeks. Jones is a final year architecture student and his wife is a teaching assistant specialising in speech and language. ...
Geeks v government  image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 23rd of April 2017 11:03:23 PM
. Two graduate students stood silently beside a lectern, listening as their professor presented their work to a conference. ...
As more buy clothes online, Walmart eyes a piece of the action image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 22nd of April 2017 11:00:12 AM
.... It wasn’t fun, even for me. But here I just want to buy out the store,” said 28-year-old medical student Philip Maynard, outside a Bonobos guide-shop on 5th Avenue in Lower Manhattan. ...
Growth in unpaid full-time internships raises fears for social mobility image
....This fantastic opportunity, available only to those with independent means, wealthy parents and access to free accommodation, was advertised this week by US-based fashion chain Urban Outfitters. The company, which has 25,000 employees worldwide and last year reported earnings of more than $200m (£155m), wanted students to work for free as interns in photographic studio production and styling at its London office. ...
UK bank accounts of Iranian customers still being closed, says law firm image
....”. An Iranian student in Greater Manchester represented by Blackstone received a five-figure compensation from RBS in July 2016. ...
It's good to talk image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 19th of April 2017 09:00:53 AM
....The think tank's education director Andreas Schleicher explains how much positive impact can come from simple changes such as parents taking time to talk to their children and eating a meal together. Perhaps the most distressing threat to student well-being is bullying, and it can have serious consequences for the victim, the bully and bystanders. ...
Trump order to target foreign worker visa programme image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 18th of April 2017 03:26:13 PM
....The government allows 85,000 immigrants each year through the H-1B visa programme, which is reserved for foreign nationals in "specialty occupations" and is largely used by the technology industry. The government uses a lottery system to grant 65,000 visas every year and randomly distributes an additional 20,000 to graduate students. ...
Australia to introduce stricter rules on working visas image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 18th of April 2017 07:38:55 AM
....Current 457 visa holders will not be affected by the changes, Mr Turnbull said. James Veale, manager at a high-tech company: "I think Mr Turnbull needs to look at the taxi-driving students studying home economics and aged care first before he singles out the 100,000 457 visa applicants who are creating real opportunities and income for Australia. ...
The gig economy 'slashies' risk burnout image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 18th of April 2017 06:00:21 AM
.... But others do it by choice. So, why do they opt for this seemingly unstable existence? Richard McColl, 40, is a British, Colombia-based hotelier, foreign correspondent, author, PhD student and travel guide. ...
The Guardian view on apprenticeships: an invitation for employers to cheat | Editorial image
....Meanwhile, one core difficulty is outstanding: a lack of esteem, characterised by the idea that apprenticeships are for other people’s children. Teachers are much more familiar with the path students need to follow to academic qualifications. ...
El Paso: the border city grappling with the ramifications of Trump's proposals image
....The Star-Spangled Banner is the Mount Everest of national anthems – many attempt it, but few ever hit its peak. In a school theater on the hot and dusty outskirts of El Paso, Texas, high school student Gisselle Castaneda nails the high notes to a hearty round of applause from the 100 or so locals gathered to meet their congressman, Beto O’Rourke. ...
Rise of the intern minority harms job hopes for the majority image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 15th of April 2017 07:11:58 PM
.... I reckon I applied for about 100 jobs over an eight-month period. As far as I understand, the majority of internships aimed at university students are unpaid or expenses-paid. ...
Is this the beginning of the end for neoliberalism? | Letters image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 13th of April 2017 05:59:24 PM
.... But the important message was how to create a no-growth, vibrant successful economy by pouring all the world’s efforts into recycling, making things that lasted as long as possible and general encouragement of invention centred on conservation of resources and environment. I and my colleagues teaching general studies in FE spent some enlightening weeks with our students exploring the validity of the proposals. ...
EE sent me to Coventry when I told them I was moving to Russia image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 13th of April 2017 06:00:18 AM
.... Letters and emails have had no response. As a student I can’t afford this money or the huge mobile phone charges I’ve racked up calling customer services from Russia. ...
Students face sharp rise in interest on tuition loans image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 12th of April 2017 11:02:18 AM
. Millions of students and former students in England and Wales will face a sharp increase in interest rates on tuition fees and maintenance loans. ...
Lyrics battle image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 11th of April 2017 11:21:14 PM
....They want this symbol of Harvard's identity, sung at university ceremonies, to refer to something broader and more inclusive than the starchy New England colonialists. But according to the Harvard Crimson university newspaper, the decision to ditch the reference to puritan founders seems to have had a lukewarm response among students. ...
Student loan interest rate set to rise by a third after UK inflation surge image
....1%. The rise in inflation, driven by a decline in the value of the pound since June, means students will be charged substantially more interest on their loans, despite the fact that many other consumers are benefiting from record low interest rates. ...
The new age of Ayn Rand: how she won over Trump and Silicon Valley image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 10th of April 2017 05:49:09 PM
. As they plough through their GCSE revision, UK students planning to take politics A-level in the autumn can comfort themselves with this thought: come September, they will be studying one thinker who does not belong in the dusty archives of ancient political theory but is achingly on trend. ...
Technology is a marvel – now let’s make it moral | Martha Lane Fox image
....So what might such a country look like? It could be one that celebrates not just digital skills but digital understanding – the ability to both use technology and to comprehend, in real terms, the impact that it has on our lives. Estonia has been investing in tech education since 1998, when all schools in the country went online; today, companies such as Skype are worth billions of dollars and, as co-founder Taavet Hinrikus told the Economist back in 2013, high-school students now dream of being entrepreneurs instead of rock stars. ...
Property’s equity can help your loved ones image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Sunday 9th of April 2017 12:01:00 AM
....Dean Mirfin, technical director at Key Retirement, the over-55s financial specialist, says a quarter of its customers gift at least some of the money they raise to help their children or grandchildren get on. “Many make a contribution to their first property deposit, clear some or all of their student debts, or help older children get back on their feet financially after a divorce. ...
‘I’m not asking you to put on an act’ – our work expert responds image
.... Callum Brown. I’m a 26-year-old social science PhD student, with plans to use up my gap year. ...
Economists have to let go of the delusion that they have all the answers | Tim Thornton image
.... This greater plurality is a good thing as these competing schools can sometimes yield superior predictions, explanations and policy positions. Small wonder that there is currently a large worldwide movement of students − the International Student Initiative for Pluralism in Economics − calling for these schools to be brought back into the economics curriculum. ...
Uncharted 4 wins best game at Bafta awards image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 6th of April 2017 06:22:52 PM
....The "ones to watch" prize - which highlights new talent - went to Among the Stones. The platformer was developed as a prototype by six students for their Abertay University course. ...
Trump's trade tactics image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 4th of April 2017 11:33:23 PM
....In return, the US sold just $170bn (£137bn) worth of exports to China - including sophisticated machinery like aircraft and agricultural products like soybeans. It also makes money from services, like the education of an estimated 350,000 Chinese students in the US. ...
Degrees of fear  image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 4th of April 2017 11:23:24 PM
You're hired? New levy and tougher rules signal apprenticeship shakeup image
....Deloitte launched a scheme in 2011 for school leavers and in September 2016 it took on 200 new apprentices. That was twice as many as 2015, albeit a small portion of the total 1,200 student recruits hired each year, with the bulk being graduate trainees. ...
How can I land a job in academia after my PhD ends? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 3rd of April 2017 06:00:15 AM
....I was hoping you could assist with an issue I’m having. I’m a 26-year-old social science PhD student. ...
The lost generation: ‘I’m 30-something and still depressed and broke’ image
....Her monthly income is higher than mine, which is unsurprising, as I work for magazines and she worked for a bank, but it suggests she might not need pensioner benefits. She has no student loans (her degree was free), her house is paid for, and her pension covers living costs, yet the government acts like she’s pawning her thimble collection to keep the lights on, rather than ordering wine by the case and Facebooking from the Italian Lakes. ...
Help us fix Brexit labour shortage with Saturday jobs, say employers image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 1st of April 2017 12:23:10 PM
....“Earning and learning” among youngsters has fallen off a cliff and needs to be “normalised” once again, according to the umbrella body that represents more than 200 organisations working with jobseekers. While nearly half of 16- to 17-year-old students were studying and working 10 years ago, it had declined to as little as 18% by 2014, a reality that the Employment Related Services Association says will be hard to fix unless radical changes are undertaken by the government, employers and the education sector. ...
Fawlty language image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of March 2017 11:15:15 PM
....Japan is struggling to make sure it has enough proficient English speakers when it hosts the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2020. And the classic BBC comedy series Fawlty Towers is being deployed by some teachers in an attempt to give Japanese students an example of spoken English - rather than focusing on written language and grammar. ...
Dyson plays down hard Brexit concerns as company posts £2.5bn record sales image
.... “I don’t believe it will get to that, it’s not in Europe’s interests,” he said. As part of any Brexit deal Dyson wants Theresa May, the prime minister, to remove foreign students from official immigration figures and particularly protect those studying maths, engineering and science. ...
Just Google it image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 26th of March 2017 11:09:18 PM
.... . It took just two decades for Google to reach this cultural ubiquity, from its humble beginnings as a student project at Stanford University in California. ...
Consumer advocates call for crackdown on irresponsible payday lending image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 26th of March 2017 07:35:58 PM
....The industry is regularly accused of unscrupulous lending practices over its issuing of high-fee, high-interest, short-term loans to those least able to repay them. One former student, who asked not to be named, told Guardian Australia of her experience taking out a $300 loan with a company formerly known as Tele Loans. ...
Viagogo: who runs it and who owns it? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 24th of March 2017 06:03:57 PM
....”. In a series of videos on YouTube, the brash but funny entrepreneur can be seen recounting his success in business and advising students on how to follow suit. ...
Pearson boss sees pay boost despite firm's struggles image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 24th of March 2017 04:28:38 PM
....Under Mr Fallon's leadership, Pearson has sold its stakes in the Financial Times and the Economist to focus on educational publishing. However, a slowdown in business from US college students has hampered growth. ...
Urban spies image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of March 2017 12:29:02 AM
.... . It knows where people get on and off and it can start to see patterns in the data - for instance, someone who uses the system during the day but not at peak times is likely to be a student or a retired person, someone who has one day a week when they don't use the network may work from home that day, someone who takes a brief diversion along their usual route may be dropping off a child at nursery. ...
Spear-phishing scammer demanded sex show image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of March 2017 02:34:32 AM
...."He started the call by saying he didn't want any drama, he didn't want me to cry, he wanted me to talk to him like a professional," she said. He sounded young, perhaps a college student, she thought. ...
Waitrose axes free coffee for shoppers – unless they buy something first image
....The grocer has written to members of its myWaitrose scheme advising them that from 3 April they will have to make a purchase before collecting a takeaway drink cup at the checkout. Shoppers had reported big queues at the self-service coffee machines as office workers and students took advantage of the generous deal, which provided a free drink even to those who bought nothing in the shop. ...
Bill Gates tops Forbes' rich list but Trump's wealth slips image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 20th of March 2017 05:17:00 PM
...." . The magazine also said that his wealth was hit by $66m in political spending on his successful presidential campaign, as well as $25m to settle litigation he allegedly ripped off students at Trump University. ...
Gig economy companies trying to have their cake and eat it, say workers image
....Earlier this week the chancellor reversed an increase in national insurance on self-employed workers after critics, many on the Tory backbenches, said it was a tax on the gig economy and budding entrepreneurs. The CIPD, however, found that most people it classified as gig economy workers were permanent employees, students or unemployed people taking jobs to top up their incomes and accepting hourly pay rates averaging between £6 and £7. ...
Student digs in Britain giving first-class returns image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 16th of March 2017 03:40:59 PM
. Forget multimillion-pound luxury flats on the Thames or gleaming towers overlooking Hyde Park, some of the most sought-after property investments are now student halls of residence. ...
Marked down image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 15th of March 2017 12:14:06 AM
....It's a conundrum. You might expect a less corrupt exam system to allow ability to shine through regardless of the economic status of the students. ...
Charlotte Hogg image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 14th of March 2017 01:51:01 PM
....Ms Hogg returned to the Bank of England in 2013 in the newly created role of chief operating officer and was, at that point, the most senior female employee in the institution's 309-year history. She is a former director of BBC Worldwide and, while in the US was a board member of Partnership with Children, which provides mental health support for students and works with families across New York City. ...
'Lots of nurses have already left': EU workers head for exit image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 14th of March 2017 12:26:28 PM
....I work in the university sector and the lifeblood of our work is provided by academics and researchers from all over the world, particularly from the EU. In addition, many of our students come to the university to study from abroad. ...
What are the UK's highest paid apprenticeships of 2017? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 9th of March 2017 09:42:43 AM
....The government will soon be launching an apprenticeship scheme to enable school leavers to become fully-qualified solicitors without completing a degree. The scheme enables students to sign up straight from school to a five or six year programme of work-based learning and assessment that gives them the qualification of solicitor. ...
Horses for courses image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 9th of March 2017 12:54:11 AM
....Yet while it used to be the case that having a standard MBA was all you needed, such has been the rise in the number of colleges offering them, and people gaining the qualification, that specialised MBAs are now being increasingly offered with the aim of giving people an advantage in the industry they wish to join. "Specialisation gives universities and students a way to stand out," says Anke Arnaud, associate professor of management at Embry-Riddle Aeronautics University in Florida. ...
More than exams image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of March 2017 12:38:55 AM
....Singapore is in top place in the international rankings for education. But it wants the next upgrade of its school system to focus on keeping students positive and resilient. ...
Patagonia and The North Face: saving the world – one puffer jacket at a time image
.... In fact, after The North Face announced in October that its third-quarter revenue had dropped 1%, Spaletto, my summer lunch companion, quietly departed the company. If the risk for Patagonia is to be seen just like any other company – one that cares as much about profits as the environment – then the comparable risk for The North Face is to be associated with suburban parents and college students whose greatest trek is across the quad, rather than trailrunners, mountain climbers and the occasional well-dressed rapper. ...
Nimble entrepreneurs seek solutions to air quality crisis image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 6th of March 2017 07:30:06 AM
.... Founded by Christopher Dobbing, it grew out of his experience of working in China as an education consultant. Suffering from respiratory problems was commonplace among his young students: “Many of them were carrying inhalers. ...
Memo to bosses: expect zero loyalty from your zero-hours workers | Barbara Ellen image
....In truth, zero-hours contracts (ZHC) aren’t the scourge of everyone’s existence. The flexibility suits certain sectors of the workforce (retirees, students, carers). ...
How US school turned $15,000 into $24m with Snapchat flotation image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 3rd of March 2017 05:36:45 PM
....5m. Chiu said the proceeds from the share sale would be used to fund “our work towards realising the bold vision and goals” of the Catholic school’s strategic plan, which includes expanding financial aid for poorer students. ...
'Don't change!' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 2nd of March 2017 12:03:07 AM
....It's worth remembering a young audience, while often highly engaged with social media, can also be somewhat fickle. Beatrice, 29, was blogging about her experiences as a student in London, and using Snapchat, when she noticed a sudden shift. ...
Closed doors? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 1st of March 2017 12:04:15 AM
. Canada and Australia could be the unanticipated beneficiaries from Brexit in the competition for international students, entrepreneur and university leader Lord Bilimoria has said. ...
‘Housing should be seen as a human right. Not a commodity’ | Patrick Butler image
....Farha uses the phrase “residential alienation”, borrowed from a book In Defence of Housing, by David Madden and Peter Marcuse, to describe this process: “In Vancouver, people were telling me they live in neighbourhoods where this house is empty because it’s been bought as an asset, this is occupied, this one’s empty and this one’s empty. So you have no neighbours, you have schools closing down because there aren’t enough students to go to the school; so your children, if you live in one of these vacated neighbourhoods, are not going to school in your community any more. ...
Payday loans complaints rise 22% despite FCA clampdown image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of February 2017 06:01:20 AM
.... Most of the complaints relate to affordability – for example, a borrower claiming that the checks the firm should have carried out were not done properly. The ombudsman also revealed that those complaining about payday lenders included teachers, nurses, students and “even a handful of vets”, showing that this was an issue that affected people from “all walks of life”. ...
Middle-aged dog walkers to lead Mountain Warehouse across US image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 27th of February 2017 09:35:52 AM
....After graduating he endured a short stint as a management consultant in the City but “chucked it in” when he was 25 to open a shop. He recently gave a talk at his old school encouraging students to do the same. ...
‘Buy for Uni’ mortgage turns students into landlords image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 27th of February 2017 09:28:35 AM
. After three or four years of study, many students will look with resignation at bank statements showing them thousands of pounds in debt. ...
When will Britons get a pay rise? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 26th of February 2017 03:05:50 PM
....Some people can afford to opt for a better lifestyle because they live in a cheaper part of the country or benefit from family wealth that has paid for all or some of their home. Equally, they could be weighed down by student debts and feel insecure about their prospects, especially if they lack skills that are in demand, says Kevin Green, the head of the Recuitment & Employment Confederation. ...
Don’t be a dinosaur image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 24th of February 2017 12:37:05 AM
....The firm was born out of a 2011 Stanford University experiment in which Mr Thrun, a research professor at the university, and his co-founder Peter Norvig offered their "Introduction to Artificial Intelligence" course online to anyone, for free. A staggering number of people signed up: 160,000 students in more than 190 countries, making Mr Thrun aware of the massive demand for learning. ...
Is it still a man's world behind the camera? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of February 2017 01:21:36 AM
.... . As a Danish high school student, she already knew she wanted to work in VFX, studying art at Animation Workshop before heading for London, with an internship at The Mill. ...
Move over granny: the ‘graddy annexe’ is on the rise image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 21st of February 2017 03:18:11 PM
....It’s the same story over at Landmark Lofts, which says it is doing two or three new loft conversions across London every month for “boomerang” children. The company’s design consultant says having an extra floor means everyone keeps their privacy – which parents appreciate so they don’t have to deal with the messiness of recent students. ...
Cobbling together: the Brooklynites who gather to make handcrafted shoes image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 19th of February 2017 12:00:07 PM
....While they continue making inroads with fashion brands across the river in Manhattan and hustling to find new boutiques to carry their individual lines, all of the shoemakers regularly teach classes at the workshop to help ends meet during slow times. Shoemaking students come from across the US, Europe, Asia and Australia, with a split of 40% men and 60% women. ...
Tackle your debts while interest rates are at lowest image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Sunday 19th of February 2017 11:59:00 AM
.... . Head of financial education Jeanette Makings says young people are struggling with student debt, low incomes and rising prices: “They earn entry-level salaries and are often saddled with debt, so it can be overwhelming to consider saving towards a pension or a property. ...
Uber exploiting loophole to 'spread tentacles' across UK, union says image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 17th of February 2017 05:55:20 PM
....York council has written to the city’s MPs, calling on them to demand clarity from the government over the law. Uber has a temporary licence to operate in the city and, although only 12 Uber drivers are licensed by York council, hundreds of Uber cabs arrive in York from surrounding areas every weekend, to take advantage of increased demand from the city’s student and tourist populations. ...
Nationwide should swallow Co-op Bank | Letters image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 15th of February 2017 06:25:56 PM
....Patrick Collinson’s account of the coming demise of the Co-operative Bank (‘Ethical’ bank is history, 14 February) names Nationwide as the only remaining true “challenger” bank but not as a possible purchaser of the Co-op Bank. Why not? When, 50 years ago in my student days, I opened a Co-op Bank account I went next door to the Co-operative Permanent Building Society branch to start saving. ...
Brexit weekly briefing: article 50 moves closer but EU dashes divorce deal hopes image
....Another politician’s remain vote is in the spotlight this week, too - John Bercow. Already the subject of a rightwing Tory plot to oust him over his refusal to let the US president, Donald Trump, address parliament, newly revealed video footage showed the Commons Speaker revealing to students that he had voted remain, despite the neutrality required of his post. ...
No place like home: America’s eviction epidemic image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 12th of February 2017 10:00:03 AM
....Since the publication of Evicted, I have had countless conversations with concerned families across America. Teachers in under-served communities have told me about high classroom turnover rates, which hinder students’ ability to reach their full potential. ...
The Econocracy review – how three students caused a global crisis in economics image
.... While their lectures took place at the University of Manchester the eurozone was in flames. The students’ first term would last longer than the Greek government. ...
Democrats must do to the Dakota pipeline what they did to Betsy DeVos: resist | Kate Aronoff image
.... Yet the message seems lost on leadership. Pelosi balked recently at NYU student Trevor Hill’s suggestion that the party may need to move to the left on economic issues. ...
Universities minister announces sale of student loan book image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 6th of February 2017 03:28:59 PM
. The government has begun its controversial sale of the student loan book, which it expects to recoup £12bn in the long run for the exchequer, and assured graduates that they will not have to pay more. ...
Is Ticketclever the way to put rail fares back on track? We find out image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 4th of February 2017 07:01:22 AM
....For £30 a year, the Network Railcard gives a third off all tickets across most of southern England (in the network area) but only on trains that leave after 10am weekdays, or any at weekends. The £30 16-25 Railcard gives young people (and all full-time students) a third off all fares UK-wide. ...
Prison entrepreneurship: 'Giving a little bit of belief goes a long way' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 2nd of February 2017 07:30:24 AM
.... Its programme, which has been designed by the centre together with Enterprise Agency NBV and HMP Ranby, will consist of two parts – one in prison and one after release. This second part will provide students with advice, equipment and, possibly, funding to launch and grow their business. ...
Uber: the app that changed how the world hails a taxi image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 29th of January 2017 07:00:17 AM

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