Malala Yousafzai, the iconic teenage education activist delivered a rousing speech to a packed BT Convention Centre in Liverpool today (24th July) for World Merit Day, the ‘What Matters?’ Conference and Concert.
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Young Academic has today learnt that an expert in primary school teaching and curriculums from the University of East Anglia is calling for Michael Gove’s proposed new National Curriculum for Primary Schools in England to be withdrawn. In incredible education news, it seems that the teaching fraternity are less than impressed with Gove’s latest bout of proposals and will not take the situation lightly.
Engaging children with the environment at a young age is critical to their own well-being, as well as the well-being of the planet, said two world-class scientists at an Earthwatch public lecture last night. Being the national student news service, Young Academic is obviously very interested in this issue, which could be crucial to the development of the future generation of scientists.
Young Academic can reveal that npower has launched its fifth annual hunt for the country’s top students who have the passion needed to help tackle an environmental issue in their local area and inspire people to live more sustainable lives.
Cheshire West and Chester Council is under fire in the student area of Chester after imposing some ruthless fines on young couples in the Parkgate Road area. The council recently launched a new refuse system whereby recyclable goods are collected on different days from their respective coloured containers but have been criticised for their poor communication regarding the different days this waste should be put outside houses.
It has emerged this morning that Surrey and potential England star of the future, Tom Maynard has died aged just 23. Sad, sad news this morning from the world of cricket as the son of former Glamorgan and England player Matthew Maynard passes away at a tragically young age.
Indeed, over half demand improved academic facilities and better accommodation as well as a plethora of other advantages after being forced to find considerable sums of money in order to study at their institution of choice.
Young Academic can today bring you news that the Vice-Chancellor of the University of East London has rejected the government’s claims that their higher education reforms would increase choice for students. In essential education news, he went on to warn many students that they face only the choice between a ‘no-frills’ degree or none at all.
Truly sad news today as The Encyclopaedia Britannica has announced that it is to cease publication. As an academic publication, we are truly gutted here at Young Academic to see one of the most iconic publications the world has seen fall by the wayside as sites such as Wikipedia continue to dominate.
Today and for many to come, a video made by Invisible Children will spread across social networks. The aim of the video? To make Kony famous. Help show your support and join the fight to stop Kony and help the children of Uganda whose lives are devastated by Kony’s actions.