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Archive for 2010

Youth and Student Co-operative Forum 2010, Lesotho

The Co-operative College recently helped facilitate the annual Lesotho Youth and Student Co-operative Forum in Maseru.

Hungry Hearts and Heads: new play about the North East WEA

The North East Workers’ Education Association is celebrating its centenary with a new play about the organisation’s beginnings in County Durham, which is touring venues in the North East until the end of October.
Hungry Hearts and Heads, by Jarrow born … Read more

Co-operative schools in new Local Government Leadership publication

Co-operative schools feature as a case study in a new publication from Labour party organisation Local Government Leadership that explores the role of co-operatives in providing services across the country.
The report, which is entitled Co-operative Communities: Creating a shared stake … Read more

Calendar of Events

Please find below a list of all the upcoming events.

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Co-operative schools – article in the Cooperative Business Journal (US)

Co-operative College Principal Mervyn Wilson has written an article for the Cooperative Business Journal, the publication of the National Cooperative Business Association in the United States.
In the article, entitled This is the Beginning, Not the End, he discusses how the … Read more

Become an sustainable pioneer on Greener Together website

A colourful new website is aiming to help people live in a more sustainable way and reduce their CO₂ emissions or waste by up to 20%, focusing on the small actions every individual can take in their daily … Read more

Campsmount Technology College rebuild

Campsmount Technology College near Doncaster, which was one of the first co-operative schools, is celebrating being given the go ahead for a new school to be built after a devastating fire at the end of last year destroyed most of … Read more

Whole Education conference

Whole Education will be hosting a conference entitled What are schools for? How are we preparing young people for the future? at the Grand Connaught Rooms in London on 6 December. Whole Education is a collaboration between leading non-profit organisations … Read more

Sign petition in support of adult learning

An online petition organised by Morley College and supported by the the Workers’ Educational Association (WEA) is gathering support against proposed cuts in adult learning, which could mean higher fees, fewer courses and even closure for some providers.
Adult education receives … Read more

Hailsham becomes 100th co-operative Trust school

The growing number of schools adopting a co-operative structure was underlined when Hailsham Community College became the 100th Co-operative trust school in the country on 1 October.
The East Sussex college and three local primary schools have formed a co-operative trust … Read more