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Posted 11 February 2016
Rishi Sher Singh completed his MBA International Business in 2014 and is now working as a Business Advisor for Strategy & Sustainability in India.
Saket Gautam completed his MBA International Business in 2014 and has now set up his own business, I Windows Ltd, in London.
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Posted 12 January 2016
Dr Tom Harrison, discusses the promotion of British Values in schools in 'The Conversation'
Posted 14 December 2015
Dr Kit Field has served the IPDA for a significant number of years as a member and officer and has championed professional development in education throughout his career.
More news in the School of Education
Posted 09 February 2016
Written by Professor Paul Jackson, Professor of African Politics. One of the world's poorest and most unstable countries is in the midst of a remarkably hopeful election campaign.
Written by David Bailey, lecturer in the Department of Political Science and International Studies at the University of Birmingham provides a fascinating insight into how the nature of protest has changed.
More news in the School of Government and Society
Posted 10 February 2016
The far-right, anti-Islam protest movemement Pegida has so far been largely based in Germany and has had limited success in the UK. But around 300 people are expected to attend a march in Birmingham.
Kids Company, the high profile charity founded in 1996 by Camila Batmanghelidjh to work with severely disadvantaged young people, became insolvent and closed its doors in August 2015. This came after an apparent stand-off with the UK government over funding, close media attention and finally the announcement of a police investigation over allegations of physical and sexual abuse at the charity.
More news in the School of Social Policy