To aid or not to aid?

Despite the austerity measures in the UK, the foreign aid budget will soar by upto 37 percent from £6.3billion to £9.4billion this year, according to the DailyMail. But many are sceptical about if international aid really works. In a panel discussion “Is International Aid Working”, aid workers and experts demanded for more efficiency and countability […]

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The journey of three children reclaiming their childhood

The beautifully-made documentary, The Nurture Room, tells the story of three children from Glasgow with disruptive behaviors. Jamie, Jason and Jordyn were trouble-makers in the eyes of many; they threw tantrums, they never played with other kids and sometimes they became aggressive and violent. When teachers and educators gave up hope on these kids, The […]

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Young Journalists turned blogs into jobs

Professional journalists stressed the importance of brand building, self-promotion and conversation through blogging as the keys to finding jobs in journalism and get noticed. In a panel discussion chaired by Dominic Ponsford, Editor of Press Gazette, three recently graduated journalists attributed their job-hunting success to marketing themselves through their blogging and microblogging habits developed during […]

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