British teacher loses job after telling-off of a pupil

Daniel Goodey was pushed out out his job at the High School of Dundee, which charges fees of up to £13,650 a year, after he refused to apologise to a girl who had been late handing in an assignment.


A new team for Education – will it make a difference?

As the final piece of the Department for Education (DfE) ministerial team drops into place let’s take a look at the shape of the new team and where it might lead us.

Transforming higher education’s creative capacity; Patrick Blessinger

Creative learning is an intentional process that can be developed in students, encouraged by faculty, and nurtured by institutions through creative curricula and learning activities//AIWA! NO!..

What’s the hardest ethical decision you’ve ever had to make?

A man without ethics is a wild beast loosed on this world; Camus

The human experience can be complex. Tough decisions are part of being human. Sometimes these complex human issues need a human conversation. From choices around birth and death, to those arising within workplaces and communities, our lives are filled with these unpredictable and life-changing challenges.

Russia eyes Arctic future, launches nuclear icebreaker

Russia launched a nuclear-powered icebreaker Saturday, part of an ambitious program to renew and expand its fleet of the vessels in order to improve its ability to tap the Arctic’s commercial potential.

The ship is one of a trio that when completed will be the largest and most powerful icebreakers in the world
It is part of a push to strengthen Moscow’s hand in the High North as it vies for dominance with Canada, the US, Norway and China

The ship, dubbed the Ural and which was floated out from a dockyard in St Petersburg, is one of a trio that when completed will be the largest and most powerful icebreakers in the world.
Russia is building new infrastructure and overhauling its ports as, amid warmer climate cycles, it readies for more traffic via what it calls the Northern Sea Route (NSR) which it envisages being navigable year-round.