The Great Debate UK

The cost of youth unemployment

September 28, 2009

Tony McAleavy-Tony McAleavy is the Director of Education at CfBT Education Trust. The opinions expressed are his own.-

from UK News:

Is the cost of university too high?

August 19, 2009

With annual student debt soaring to 5,000 pounds a year, young people face tough prospects, according to a new study by Push, an online resource for students.

Are A-levels what they used to be?

August 18, 2009

dunfordjohnJohn Dunford is general secretary of the Association of School and College Leaders and was formerly head of Durham Johnston Comprehensive School, one of the top-performing non-selective state schools at A-level. The opinions expressed are his own. –

from Africa News blog:

Does Africa respect its writers enough?

February 27, 2009

The reception would have done justice to royalty or a movie star when Nigerian novelist Chinua Achebe paid a rare visit to his homeland recently, some 50 years after penning his book “Things Fall Apart”.