Tag: education

Changing migration experiences in Portugal
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Changing migration experiences in Portugal

The main immigrant communities in Portugal have been stable for many years but the economic crisis is provoking changes. Brazilians are leaving and so are the Portuguese themselves. _ Graham Douglas In 2010 there were 116,000 Brazilians among a total of 445,000 immigrants in Portugal, where the population is nearly […]

Nimis: a frustrated generation
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Nimis: a frustrated generation

In Spain, completing university does not automatically lead to work in a related field, or even well paid work. Thousands of students have realised that beyond the oasis of university awaits a long trek through the desert. Alejandra Rodriguez Having a university degree, or even a Masters, now guarantees nothing. […]

NEETs are back…
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NEETs are back…

They return to record-breaking headlines, as fears of a lost generation grows once again.  They are the ‘lost youth’ that spend substantial periods drifting without any prospect of a future. Laura Clark Their name is a government acronym for 16-24 year olds who are Not in Education, Employment or Training, […]

Chile’s struggle against the extreme right
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Chile’s struggle against the extreme right

From the gas conflict in Magallanes and Antarctica in January 2011 to the current uprising in Aysén, the protesters in this South American country are all seeking the same thing: a socio-political change which will lead to social justice. Tania Peña It’s a moment of historic importance for Chile as […]

The Great March for education
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The Great March for education

The Great Student March will take place in London on the 14th of March, with students protesting against the government’s continuing plans for reform, which will benefit the private sector. The austerity measures implemented by European governments continue to cause great unrest among society, as they affect many different sectors. […]