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Invisible disability: Building Great Britons

A report was published on Wednesday by the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Conception to Age 2 – the First 1001 days. It’s called… 1,371 more words

Social Policy

Have your say on changes to scholarships program

The B.C. Ministry of Education is seeking feedback on how to change the provincial scholarship and awards program.
Each year, more than 20,000 individual awards worth $15.6 million are given to students in B.C. 73 more words

B.C. Education Report

Why a neutered radicalism in social work may be to blame for the collapse in adult social care

Author and academic Terry Bamford’s Contemporary history of social work: learning from the past publishes today. In his guest post Terry charts the journey in social work influence from a 1970s heyday to the current situation where social workers are seen to be the blame rather than the balm for societies ills. 718 more words

Author Blog

Excellence vs. Equality: A conscience of the times

This blog, titled Excellence Vs. Equality, is an updated and in-depth commentary on schools and society in the 21st century, as well as a supplement to my website, allanornsteinbooks.com. 153 more words


Budget cuts could result in 2,500 fewer teacher positions, says association

Deep spending cuts in the upcoming budget could leave school boards wrestling with $500 million less in funding and up to 2,500 fewer educators in classrooms across the province, says the Alberta Teachers’ Association. 600 more words

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Would a Citizen's Income make some people poorer than they are today?

The notion of a Citizen’s Income, an unconditional income for every individual as a right of citizenship, has been around for thirty years, thanks in no small part to the efforts of author and director of the Citizen’s Income Trust Dr Malcolm Torry. 1,208 more words

Author Blog

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On “turning things round”

Before Florence Nightingale, “nurses” enjoyed a deservedly dodgy reputation. Dickens, always plugged into the popular culture of his time, knew what he was doing when he created the ghastly Mrs Gamp and her dreadful friend. 382 more words