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Tackling Climate Change, Reducing Poverty: The first report of the Roundtable on Climate Change

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Tackling Climate Change, Reducing Poverty: The first report of the Roundtable on Climate Change and Poverty in the UK

At a time of rising unemployment and economic insecurity, some people argue that we cannot afford the 'luxury' of protecting the environment. But this report from a new coalition of the UK's leading environmental and social justice groups argues that tackling climate change actually offers a huge opportunity for boosting the economy and reducing poverty in the UK.


By NEF, UK.


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The Gap Years: Enterprise and inequality in England 2002-2006

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The Gap Years: Enterprise and inequality in England 2002-2006

For most of the past 15 years the UK has experienced sustained economic growth. But inequalities have widened, and pockets of severe deprivation have developed because the benefits of growth have not been equally shared. Around 60 per cent of workless households are concentrated in just 40 districts of the UK. Many of the unemployed are unskilled males from ex-industrial areas such as Wales and parts of Northern England.


By NEF, UK.


Education Policy Resource.


Evaluation of the Chemistry for Non-Specialists training programme

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Evaluation of the Chemistry for Non-Specialists training programme

The Royal Society of Chemistry commissioned the National Foundation for Educational Research (NFER) to undertake an evaluation of the Chemistry for Non-specialists training programme. The programme takes place over four days and covers key chemistry concepts providing hands-on experience of pupil practical work and teacher demonstrations.


By NFER, UK.


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