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Voluntary Sector Review FREE to read throughout #volunteersweek

Voluntary Sector Review FREE to read throughout #volunteersweek

1 Jun 2016
To celebrate #volunteersweek - 1st - 12th June - we've made all issues of Voluntary Sector Review totally free for you to read! Keep reading
On the blog: Volunteering and the Voluntary Sector Review #volunteersweek

On the blog: Volunteering and the Voluntary Sector Review #volunteersweek

1 Jun 2016
Bernard Harris, co-editor of Voluntary Sector Review (VSR) shares his thoughts how the Voluntary Sector Review has offered a crucial space for analysis and review of the sector in the six years since it first published...#volunteersweek Keep reading

#volunteersweek SALE on voluntary sector books

1 Jun 2016
Tt's Volunteers' Week (1st - 12th June) so here's a list of our top selling books on volunteering and the voluntary sector at a very special #volunteersweek price - SALE ENDS 12th June!! Keep reading
Who’s to blame for Leicester’s success? #Championes

Who’s to blame for Leicester’s success? #Championes

31 May 2016
Today’s guest blog post by author and academic Tim Hillier looks at our reactions to success and failure and why we need to be cautious about rushing to apportion blame when things go wrong… Keep reading
International Journal of Care and Caring coming in 2017

International Journal of Care and Caring coming in 2017

20 May 2016
The International Journal of Care and Caring (IJCC) is a new multidisciplinary journal designed to advance scholarship and debate in the important and ever-expanding field of care and caring. Keep reading
Launch of All our welfare

Launch of All our welfare

20 May 2016
Peter Beresford's 'All our welfare' was launched last week at One Great George Street in London. The impressive panel of speakers featured (left to right in the photo) John McDonnel MP, Suzy Croft, Peter himself, Natalie Bennett, Chris Goulden and David Brindle. In a guest post on our blog, Peter shares his thoughts on why he felt 'All our welfare' was a book that needed to be written... Keep reading
Blog: Manufactured Excellence Everywhere: but what about the human cost?

Blog: Manufactured Excellence Everywhere: but what about the human cost?

13 May 2016
Educational excellence has been in the news a lot of late – from the row over seven year old testing through to the latest government U-turn on school academisation. In today’s guest blog, author of recently published Pushed to the edge: Inclusion and behaviour support in schools, Val Gillies provides her insights into a system that falls far short of providing quality education to a large number of children in its care… Keep reading
Launch of Patrick Ainley's 'Betraying a generation' at UCL Institute of Education

Launch of Patrick Ainley's 'Betraying a generation' at UCL Institute of Education

10 May 2016
LLAKES Seminar and Book Launch will take place on Tuesday 17 May 2016, 17.15-19.45, UCL Institute of Education, Clarke Hall. Interested in attending? The seminar and launch are free to attend, but prior registration would be helpful: please contact ioe.llakesevents@ucl.ac.uk to book a place. Keep reading
Police and Crime Commissioners: have new elections intensified the political colouring of the role?

Police and Crime Commissioners: have new elections intensified the political colouring of the role?

9 May 2016
Author and Policing and Criminal Justice academic Bryn Caless asks whether the evident politicisation of the PCC role along party lines may alienate already limited public support in time… Keep reading
Launch of 'Exploring the production of urban space' by Dr Michael Leary-Owhin

Launch of 'Exploring the production of urban space' by Dr Michael Leary-Owhin

5 May 2016
On 5 May London South Bank University hosted the launch of Michael Leary-Owhin’s new book Exploring the production of urban space: Differential space in three post-industrial cities. Keep reading