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We don’t need NASA to walk on Mars

From 1969 to 1972, NASA enabled 12 men to walk on the Moon within 6 missions . It was the golden age of human space exploration and also of NASA. 481 more words


Ethnicity and volunteering

Just had a really interesting meeting with Susie Rabin from The Commission on The Voluntary Sector and Ageing http://voluntarysectorageing.org/. They have been working on ageing and the future of the voluntary sector. 330 more words


Putting childhood cancer awareness on the party conference agenda

Laura Courtney is CLIC Sargent’s Head of Policy and Public Affairs and is representing the charity at the Labour Party Conference which runs until Wednesday 24 September. 437 more words


Green Deal: where's the communications plan?

Flawed planning, funding inefficiently delivered and poor communications, the damning verdict of the first eighteen months of the Green Deal.

The Energy and Climate Change Committee’s… 365 more words

Energy Efficiency

Improved technical education one of Labour’s top three campaign priorities – Hunt

Improving technical education is one of three key campaign priorities for Labour, Shadow Education Secretary Tristram Hunt has announced.

Addressing the Labour Party conference in Manchester, Mr Hunt outlined the three most important issues as his party heads into its general election campaign, including childcare reform, a qualified teacher in every classroom and efforts to provide for the “forgotten 50 per cent”. 52 more words


More high skilled routes into work needed for future economy, warns UKCES

Employers and universities need to build more partnerships to help cater for the additional two million jobs that will require higher-level skills by 2022, a report has said. 119 more words


Dear New Bloggers

I enjoy meeting new bloggers and I feed off their excitement over entering the blogging world. When I began on WordPress last year I did not receive much in the way of open encouragement from other bloggers to really “go for my dreams.” Mainly I saw a ton of blogs larger than my ten subscriber page and I also observed many practices I just didn’t “get.” That is understandable and I encourage new bloggers to remember one thing when they begin blogging. 286 more words