The Politics of Women’s Suffrage edited by Alexandra Hughes-Johnson and Lyndsey Jenkins. A new open-access book from the School of Advanced study, University of London. Download the full text which focuses on grassroots activism in the broadest sense including both local and international efforts and different forms of campaigns for the vote including education.
Dragged down by debt: Joseph Rowntree foundation This new research highlights that low-income households, who have borne the financial brunt of the pandemic so far, are also being dragged down by debt as we look to our economic recovery.
Education recovery and resilience in England: Phase two report Education policy Institute Based on EPI analysis commissioned by the Department for Education (DfE), the new report models the long-run impact of the pandemic on future earnings, finding that pupils are each likely lose at least £16,000 in earnings, rising to £46,000 in a worst-case scenario […]
A shocking report from Times Higher of a study showing doctoral students at high risk of suicide due to stress. The Co-op foundation’s Lonely but not alone campaign offers students forums of support and messages for those experiencing loneliness.
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This resource seeks to stimulate the discussion of the literary art of women writers of African and African-Caribbean descent living in Britain from 19th century onwards. It contains biographies and lists of writings by and about the authors’ work. Maintained by Prof. Dr. Elisabeth Bekers, Vrij Universiteit Brussel (VUB) the website has grown out of […]
A resource from the British Library. This literary timeline explores the history of Black literature and writing in Britain through approx. 50 texts written by people who were born in former British colonies in Africa, the Caribbean and Americas. It also has a poster teachers can download and lists of further reading.
From Box of Broadcasts, a playlist of programmes on the experiences of people in colour in the UK and beyond. Available to all University students and staff situated in the UK.
Measures bank for Children and Young Peoples Wellbeing What Works Centre for Wellbeing has a developed a metrics framework to measure the subjective wellbeing of children and young people in the UK. This along with a guide can be downloaded from the website. The bank of measures is being developed through a Rapid Evidence Assessment […]
‘100 Voices that made the BBC’ series – ‘Entertaining the Nation’. Historical site from the BBC which is based on oral histories. It is curated by Dr. Jamie Medhurst, Aberystwyth University, with contributions by Dr. Siân Nicholas, Aberystwyth University, Dr. Anthony McNicholas, University of Westminster, and Professor Richard Haynes, University of Stirling, under the […]
More children in the UK are unhappy with their lives according to the latest annual report from the Children’s Society which measures happiness and wellbeing in over 2,000 children aged 10-17. It now has data for the last decade. Topics include family life, appearance, friendships and more. Full methodology is on the website.