Archive for November 4th, 2009

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Nov
09

Young and Unemployed on World Update

It’s got many labels: The recession generation, the quarter life crisis or very simply young and unemployed.

On Thursday 5th November @ 1000 GMT World Update with Dan Damon will be taking a close look at what the economic downturn has done to the employment prospects of those who are young and very qualified.
young-and-unemployed-specta

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04
Nov
09

On air: Is it time to let Afghans sort out their own country?

Afghantroops#Five British soldiers have died in Afghanistan, shot in their own compound, after an Afghan policeman they had been training apparently turned on his mentors.

The policeman, who had been living with the soldiers as part of the training programme, reportedly opened fire, then fled. It has sent shockwaves through the military not only in Britain, but in all countries with troops there.
Continue reading ‘On air: Is it time to let Afghans sort out their own country?’

04
Nov
09

Exams + internet = cheating ?

internet classroomPupils at 14 colleges in  Denmark are being allowed full access to the internet during their final school year exams.

The debate about the idea centres on whether it amounts to – simply put – cheating and means you don’t need to know the subject before you go in.  Continue reading ‘Exams + internet = cheating ?’

04
Nov
09

Would this offend you on a classroom wall?

crucifixWell according to the European Court of Human Rights  it might. They’ve banned it from public schools in Italy. Here’s why. Continue reading ‘Would this offend you on a classroom wall?’




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