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I'm putting this here so I don't forget it. Who knows, you may even find it interesting
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Calling all lawyers! (I know you're out there.) Interested in pro bono opportunities? Keen on getting the public to understand law better? Then Join the Solicitor General and top law firms next Thursday in London (5 November; don't worry, it's not in Parliament) discussing the benefits of working pro bono with school pupils.
Come to our National Pro Bono Week event to hear BBC Worldwide, Centrica, J.P.Morgan, Olswang LLP lawyers discuss why they volunteer in schools. All partners in the Citizenship Foundation’s flagship public legal education programme Lawyers in Schools, they will discuss the benefits and challenges of taking time out from the office to improve young people’s understanding of the law and build their employability skills. Keynote speaker: Solicit...
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Have you seen any neat UK election decision-making tools? I'm aware of verto, voteforpolicies and votematch; are there more? #ge2015
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'Increase your online business and traffic. Dear owner of [website address], I’m sure you have been contacted in this matter many times before but our value proposition is much different...' Delete.
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I don't dare try it myself, but I wonder how many people would sign a petition telling the BBC NOT to reinstate Jeremy Clarkson?
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Now THIS is what technology is for:
We might have a new winner for the "world's silliest wearable" award. Japanese juice vendor Kagome has teamed up with the mechanical artists at Maywa Den
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When Google Analytics does something weird, I tend to assume it's me being stupid. But surely THIS is just plain wrong: 
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I've built a small, simple site using Bootstrap. It works fine on the desktop, but on the iPhone the menu will only open on the first page. Any ideas what I'm doing wrong? http://www.doingsmsc.org.uk
Pupils' spiritual development is shown by their: ability to be reflective about their own beliefs, religious or otherwise, that inform their perspective on life and their interest in and respect for different people's faiths, feelings and values; sense of enjoyment and fascination in learning ...
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Two and a half years later, the Department for Education responds to a freedom of information request about cancelling Building Schools for the Future projects in Sandwell.
Information about the decision to cancel the Building Schools for the Future (BSF) projects in Sandwell.
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I know this is a long shot, but does anyone have last Sunday's edition of The Sun?
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Happy 'World Day of Social Justice' to you all! This year, the theme is 'Ending human trafficking and forced labour'.
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  • Citizenship Foundation
    Online Communications Manager, present
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Online communications for a citizenship education charity.
Introduction
I hate writing profiles, I never know what to say.

I've managed the website of a UK charity since we launched it (the site, that is) in 1997 (or 1998? I can't remember). I read the html 3 and 4 specs in their entirety(!) and during the dark days of the Browser Wars I sweated blood trying to get CSS to work at all, let alone across different browsers. I'm loving the giant steps that are still being made in standards development.
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Cherie Blair once told her aide and me to stop bickering about how to fix her PowerPoint presentation. She'd got an image upside down; a sheep, I think. She fixed it herself.
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SmartLaw
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SmartLaw is a quiz based app using pop culture to bring the law to life. Brought to you by the Citizenship Foundation.

5 February is National Voter Registration Day – free classroom resources...
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National Voter Registration Day (5 February 2014) helps young people understand registration changes and ensure they're eligible to vote at

Breslin Public Policy: High grades or the whole child: a false choice
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Welcome to the Breslin Public Policy blog. With entries posted by Tony Breslin, it will give you a flavour of what we are working on and wha

Why investing in impact practice is so important
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Impact measurement has the potential to bring about improved understanding between funders and beneficiaries, says Saba Salman

Clair 2012: Le design thinking, du studio à la classe - Ewan McIntosh | ...
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In early February I presented, in French, a 90 minute story about how design thinking and the educational worlds of formative assessment, sc

Official Google Blog
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*Almost 90 percent reported regularly using the web to keep in touch with friends and family *Over half use a smartphone, and over half own

Should citizenship be taught earlier in schools? - poll
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Former foreign secretary David Miliband is convinced younger schoolchildren would benefit from learning about politics and economics. Is he

Michael Mansfield QC: ‘The Johnny Depp Of The Legal World’ |
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"Radical; vegetarian; socialist. These three words are rarely used in conjunction with lawyers, but these are the three that encapsulat

Yet Another No Show: The ‘Personal Reasons Beyond Their Control’ Blighti...
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"Ooh, Baroness Helena Kennedy QC will be speaking," I thought as I read the flyer for Wednesday evening's launch of the new higher apprentic

Gove tells Education Select Committee the National Curriculum an ‘evolvi...
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Yesterday I watched a replay of Michael Gove making his second appearance before the Education Select Committee (Tuesday 24 April). Top of t

Ultravox - brilliant
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First radio play of new Ultravox track - Brilliant

In praise of the Post-it
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This very nearly caused a serious tea-spill this morning… Analyst: Government’s digital leaders’ network shouldn’t be using post-it notes It

YouTube - This is the real story - A paid extra
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Create AccountSign In. Home. BrowseFilmsUpload. Hey there, this is not a commercial interruption. You're using an outdated browser, whic

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