Obama spin docs hired to shake up UK election deadlock
David Bowden is quoted in this AFP article on the influence of US spin doctors on the UK election READ MORE
Finland is throwing away everything that made its schools the best in the world
Professor Dennis Hayes (IoI Education Forum) writes for The Conversation UK on why proposals to scrap subject-based education could undermine Finland's internationally lauded school system READ MORE
Do museums have a future?
The East Midlands Salon's next event is on Tuesday 28 April. Whoever wins the next election, museums and galleries will continue to be under threat. Is this simply explained by the political economics of austerity and the need for local councils to make financial savings? Or is there a profounder cultural reason that makes such cuts easy targets even against local opposition? Have people simply forgotten what museums are for? READ MORE
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