Education

North East mother of two says: “Schools do not dictate. If I wanted to take my children away from school for something beneficial then I would”

North East mother of two says: “Schools do not dictate. If I wanted to take my children away from school for something beneficial then I would”

A North East mother of two children has said that ‘schools do not dictate’ when it comes to making the decision to take her children out of school during term time. Her statement follows petitions that have been rapidly gathering signatures around the UK to allow parents to take their […]

Students, academics, activists and campaigners outside of the University of Sunderland on Wednesday

Free Shahidul Alam: University of Sunderland students and academics lead march over jailed photographer

United voices today called for the release of internationally renowned photographer and close friend of the University of Sunderland Shahidul Alam from his Bangladeshi jail. On Wednesday more than 80 staff and students, along with campaigners and peace activists, unveiled photographs taken by Shahidul at the University’s Priestman Gallery. Academics and […]