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The politics of apprenticeships

By Christopher Walden, Director of Communications and Public Affairs

Back in 2009, Gordon Brown – the then Prime Minister – announced the creation of 35,000 new apprenticeships which would be based in key companies such as Rolls Royce and McDonald’s. 431 more words

Further Education

In PM Lee's Coalition "Naive" is the new "Daft".

Many readers will have seen PM Lee’s  recent “Lunch with the Financial Times” interview. That interview was no doubt aimed at a UK or global audience but actually it is vitally important for us Singaporeans, giving us a rare opportunity to see our PM perform without the protection of PAP control.  974 more words

Kenneth Jeyaretnam

Caring is Sharing Pt. 3

The fire warmed the side of my face ever so slightly while my tears cooled it simultaneously. I fled for my bed on my father’s instructions only to now watch my house with my village going up in flames. 1,160 more words



We just love this outfit and blog post of Melbourne blogger Sanchia-Tarah from Tanarah wearing Mavi Alexa Deep Gold Reform jeans. She’s a denim girl at heart and with a classic style. 33 more words


Cultivating Culture in "The Modern Doctrine of Culture" and "Culture and Its Enemies"

By K. Shoemaker

In April 1866, Cornhill Magazine published “The Modern Doctrine of Culture” as a call to observe the principals behind culture resulting from the expansion of the realms of science, politics, and art.   1,179 more words

Student Entry

A Tale of Two Bills

This is one of the best and worst times in US immigration reform history. It is the age of wisdom and the age of foolishness. It is the spring of hope, it is the winter of despair. 440 more words


Imagine: April 15th as just another day.

Sadly, April 15th is not just another day. At least not yet. Who knows what our chances are of making it so? One thing I do know, however, is that accepting the status quo is not an option. 164 more words