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  • Education

    Tunnelling Out

    Tunnelling Out: How Intellectual Property Created in Scottish Universities using Your Money is Given Away ‘For Free’ by the Neoliberal Scottish Funding Council. In a […]

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    John O'Dowd 22nd Sep'16 25
  • Education

    A Restricted View

    As Adam Bienkov remarks (listening to the PM): “Almost everything in Theresa May’s grammar school speech is the exact opposite of the truth.” As the […]

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    Paul Tritschler 9th Sep'16 11
  • Children
    Elizabeth Watt 16th Aug'16 1
  • Education
    James McEnaney 24th May'16 13
  • Education

    Play, not tests, is the way forward

    Plans are underway for new standardised assessment procedures, but adopting a play focused approach for under-sevens would be far more beneficial writes Sue Palmer. With […]

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    Sue Palmer 18th May'16 2
  • Education

    Give Me a Child Until they are Seven

    Our school age is to dictated by a decision made by Victorian politicians back in the 1860s. It has more to do with economics than […]

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  • Education

    A Plan for Equality in Early Learning

    Commomweal’s plan for equality in early learning in Scotland. 200 years ago, Robert Owen opened the first formalised pre-school education centre in the UK as […]

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    Ben Wray 1st Feb'16 4
  • Education
    Bill Boyd 26th Jan'16 11
  • Education

    For Real Education #Scotland101

    More from our series from Commonweal’s Book of Ideas.  #101 Place the emphasis on positive, happy development of pupils at school, not testing or other practices which […]

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  • Commentary
    Jack Ferguson 29th Apr'15 13
  • Education
    Nick Duffell 7th Dec'14 52
  • Education

    The Madness of Lady Morgan

      The popular refrain is that the constitutional debate is a ‘distraction’ from ‘bread and butter issues’. The latter phrase may prove unfortunate with the […]

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    Mike Small 9th Dec'13 5
  • Commentary

    Paying for Higher Education

      This article reviews existing tuition fee arrangements for higher education throughout Europe, and drawing on this, suggests a number of approaches which the Scottish […]

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    Jim CuthbertMargaret Cuthbert 4th Mar'13 5
  • Banking Crisis

    Tax Haven Toolkit

    [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4d5FZU64Bnw&w=560&h=315] No, it’s not a DIY guide to looting your country’s wealth but an activists kit to present the case for Tax Justice to folk […]

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    Mike Small 29th Oct'12 2

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