- In praise of ‘low value’ subjects. February 27, 2023
- Frigga Haug and the mystery of learning December 6, 2022
- Debating Growth. November 29, 2022
- Code red for human survival November 8, 2022
- The politics of silence. September 4, 2022
- Posts on Corsican themes. August 10, 2022
- When Corsica welcomed thousands of Serb refugees (1916) August 9, 2022
- Climate justice, heat justice and the politics of resilience August 5, 2022
- Nancy Fraser’s eco-socialist common sense. August 3, 2022
- Education, social justice and survival in a time of crisis. July 18, 2022
- A political education. May 10, 2022
- Redistribution and recognition should go hand in hand. April 17, 2022
- French presidential election: could Mélenchon make it? April 10, 2022
- Owning our crises March 26, 2022
- French elections 2022 January 29, 2022
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Tag Archives: Newham
Why the comprehensive college?
When we talk about education, we are talking about both the personal and the social – the ‘small’ and the ‘big’. As individuals, what we know and can do goes to the very heart of our identity. We are engaged … Continue reading
NewVIc class of 2017 progress to university.
The NewVIc class of 2017. Our class of 2017 was a diverse and ambitious cohort, full of great young people preparing to make a positive contribution by acquiring a range of professional skills and qualifications: 661 students progressed to higher … Continue reading
Posted in Education, NewVIc Tagged comprehensive, comprehensive college, comprehensive education, Education, Middlesex University, Newham, Newham Sixth Form College, NewVIc, NewVIc alumni, Oxbridge, Queen Mary University of London, Russell group, Sixth form college, Universities, university progression, vocational education 1 Comment
Life in the sixth form funding canyon
The chancellor is currently pondering his priorities for the forthcoming autumn statement on public spending and given the critical state of our public services there are plenty of worthy calls on resources. Without minimising the case for spending more on … Continue reading
NewVIc results 2017
Students and staff at Newham Sixth Form College (NewVIc) are celebrating another year of improvement in A-level pass rates and top grades, all of which have continued to increase faster than nationally. NewVIc’s A-level pass rate is up 1% on … Continue reading
The best of things
We were delighted to officially open our new building on 30th June in the company of our guests of honour: Greater London Assembly member for City and East London Councillor Unmesh Desai and Fred Jarvis as well as a number … Continue reading
Posted in Education, NewVIc Tagged Fred Jarvis, library, new building, Newham, Newham Sixth Form College, NewVIc, theatre, Unmesh Desai 2 Comments
My NewVIc story: Kabir Jagwani.
My journey at NewVIc started in 1998 after I achieved 10 GCSE’s at secondary school and went on to do A-Levels in maths, physics and performing arts at NewVIc. A mixed combination because I wanted to balance my options with … Continue reading
University for all
This August I was asked to contribute a short piece for our local newspaper, the Newham Recorder, as part of a debate about the benefits of a university education. I did my best to summarise the case in 220 words … Continue reading
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The college of the future.
Launch of NewVIc 2020 at The ArcelorMittal Orbit, Stratford. 16th March 2016. This is both a celebration and a launch. A celebration of what NewVIc has achieved since it opened 24 years ago and also the launch of our vision … Continue reading
Posted in Education, Education Futures, NewVIc Tagged Anish Kapoor, Arcelor Mittal Orbit, comprehensive education, Education, Eiffel tower, elections, Equality, London, Newham, Newham Sixth Form College, NewVIc, NewVIc 2020, NewVIc alumni, Sixth form college, Tatlin tower, university progression, vocational education, young people Leave a comment
A sixth form profile for the ‘Local London’ area.
‘Local London‘ is one of London’s subregional local authority groupings. It consist of 8 boroughs and corresponds roughly to the East London sub-region for the post-16 area review. School sixth forms will not be part of the reviews but the … Continue reading
Young people and the election
Are young people turned off politics? Will they vote? Do they care who wins the election? Are all parties the same? Are the candidates just hacks mindlessly parroting their parties’ approved slogans? This week’s general election hustings at Newham sixth … Continue reading
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