BBC 100 A website celebrating the anniversary of the BBC with a 100 objects (technology and props), 100 oral history clips, a timeline of events and biographies of 100 icon figures with photos and TV and audio clips.
Slavery, Abolition, Emancipation and Freedom Primary Sources from Houghton Library Houghton Library, Harvard University’s largest rare books and manuscripts repository, is home to hundreds of thousands of materials relating to African American history in North America. This wonderful website is being developed to provide free access to a range of digitised primary source items – manuscripts, photos, […]
2021 Highlights of Security Council Practices The Security Council branch at the Department of Political and Peacebuilding Affairs have issued their online 2021 Highlights of Security Council Practices. It holds data on the number of meetings including numbers switched online, meeting attendees by gender and themes and content of meetings.
CEOs have already earnt more than the annual wage for a full time worker Released this week research by the High Pay Centre, research suggests the median FTSE 100 CEO’s earnings for 2022 surpassed the median annual wage for a full-time worker in the UK by around 09:00am on Friday 7 January. Explore the website to […]
ACLED (The Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project) has now released all political violence and protest data for 2021. You can now access an annual update covering more than 266,000 events around the world. It includes extensive coverage of the impact of COVID on violent uprising and state repression across the world. Register for […]
Women and girls left behind: Glaring gaps in pandemic responses This publication contains and analyses the outcomes of Rapid Gender Assessment surveys (RGAs) on the socioeconomic impacts of COVID-19 in 45 countries, produced by UN Women in partnership with national statistical offices, governmental entities, international partners, or private sector. The report confirmed uneven pandemic impacts […]
Ocha-coordinated review which examines global and regional trends highlighting achievements and priorities for the coming year. This includes overviews of threats such as Covid, displacement and conflict. Future needs are considered.
University of Kent‘s Digitally Enhanced Education Webinars YouTube Channel. These webinars were designed by university of Kent to share practice and tips on delivering teaching online. They cover pedagogy and practice. Of particular value are the playlists relating to accessible learning online.
…has been created by the International Forum for Democratic Studies. It aims to provide researchers with a single portal where they can find examples of the spread and nature of authoritarian power worldwide. It defines the term “sharp power” as reflecting an approach that typically involves the subtle penetration and manipulation of targeted countries and […]
Ensuring Equal Access to Education in Future Crises: Findings of the New Remote Learning Readiness Index (UNICEF)The report introduces the Remote Learning Readiness Index to measure countries’ readiness to deliver remote learning in response to school closures or disruption of in-person learning. The index ranks countries’ performance according to a number of different categories. Access the […]