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Govt PR for maths, science and languages, and Uni drop out figures

It seems government’s solution to make maths, science and languages more appealing for school kids is to hire PR agencies. I find it absurd that Ed Balls’ Department for Children, Schools and Families is launching two major PR drives to encourage teenagers to study these subjects. A report in the latest PR Week states how two PR agencies have been hired to improve the popularity of...
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We all love Brucie

There can’t be an octogenarian in the land who doesn’t envy Bruce Forsyth’s energy and panache, his quick wit and adoring family. There is lots we can learn from Brucie about old age, that music, laughter and love is the recipe for enduring happiness and good health. both physically and mentally. I particularly liked the fact that at his star studded 80th birthday party held at...
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Helping feed the world in future years

Here is one very good reason why we need to promote science in our schools and keep our scientists in Britain – to work on ground-breaking, innovating research projects which will help feed the world’s expanding population in future years by tackling some of the most damaging and widespread pests, diseases and harsh environmental conditions which can devastate crop yields. Twelve...
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