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Should the social work curriculum be globalised?

Should the social work curriculum be globalised? | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Sending students abroad is not the answer, says Joke Knockaert
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Psychologists Have Uncovered a Troubling Feature of People Who Seem Nice All the Time

Psychologists Have Uncovered a Troubling Feature of People Who Seem Nice All the Time | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Being affable and pleasant can come with some serious drawbacks.
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A Month

A Month | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Its been four weeks since I wrote my last post and its been a very full on four weeks. Yesterday was day 107 of the #justiceforlb campaign. The final day. The first anniversary of LB's death in tha...
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Grant Shapps says "This is serious, I need you to give me £10"

Grant Shapps says "This is serious, I need you to give me £10" | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Some time back I managed to get myself on the Tory Party spam list. I keep meaning to unsubscribe, but I also want to know what bullshit they'll come out with next. Today's message from Tory Chairm...
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'We Simply Cannot Tolerate His Horrendous Crimes' - Oz Backlash Against Harris Begins

'We Simply Cannot Tolerate His Horrendous Crimes' - Oz Backlash Against Harris Begins | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Rolf Harris's native Australia has moved to distance itself from the former national treasure, after his conviction and prison sentence for sex offences against underage girls. Harris was sentenced to five years, nine months in prison on Friday for 12 counts of indecent assault, which was immediately referred to the Attorney General's Office for being "unduly lenient".
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ESA Press Release - staggering numbers overturned in secrecy | ilegal

ESA Press Release - staggering numbers overturned in secrecy | ilegal | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Caught out: DWP ministers who claimed a million sickness benefit claimants had been found 'fit for work' - kept real data from public view Well over half a million sickness benefits appeals
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Osborne's tax avoidance failure reveals the facts about Coalition policies

Osborne's tax avoidance failure reveals the facts about Coalition policies | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
What bad luck for George Osborne to get two sums wrong in the same week! The first sum was a simple times-table question; a school pupil asked him to multiply seven by eight and he couldn't do it. ...
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Labour not to blame for ESA assessment backlog

Labour not to blame for ESA assessment backlog | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The formidable Sheila Gilmore MP has written To Mike Penning, following comments he made on 24 June 2014He (of course) blamed the previous Labour government for the backlog, which as we must all kn...
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DVLA website lets visitors check on neighbours benefits

DVLA website lets visitors check on neighbours benefits | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Get the benefits you're entitled to: help with employment and support allowance (ESA), personal independence payment (PIP), disability living allowance (DLA). Claims, medicals, appeals.
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It's time to revive public ownership and the common good

It's time to revive public ownership and the common good | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Anne Karpf: Despite its dire record, privatisation is rarely questioned. We must push for our shared interests to take precedence
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Key Conservative benefactor Caledonia Investments forced by shareholders to cut links to party

Key Conservative benefactor Caledonia Investments forced by shareholders to cut links to party | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
One of the Conservatives’ most reliable and vocal supporters has bowed to pressure from its independent shareholders and abandoned the party.
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'Conflict of interest': Outcry at plan to put Tory donor in charge of Ofsted

'Conflict of interest': Outcry at plan to put Tory donor in charge of Ofsted | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
A multimillionaire Tory donor is being lined up by Michael Gove to chair the body charged with maintaining and raising standards in England’s schools.
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A PICTURE SAYS A THOUSAND WORDS

A PICTURE SAYS A THOUSAND WORDS | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
  Brilliant image by Dave Kendall. Particularly powerful and valuable because there's such a wide range of ways of suppressing the truth: Reputation management agencies. Super-injunctions. D n...
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'A long way to go' - Paralympian on attitudes to disability

'A long way to go' - Paralympian on attitudes to disability | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
As a survey suggest major improvements in attitudes towards disability as a result of the 2012 Paralympics, gold medalist Sophie Christiansen tells Channel 4 News it is time to stop focusing on sport.
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Big Bank Food Speculation: U.K. Blocks Move to End Rising Prices*

Big Bank Food Speculation: U.K. Blocks Move to End Rising Prices* | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Big Bank Food Speculation: U.K. Blocks Move to End Rising Prices* The UK is being accused of attempts to block EU reform to prevent food speculation. It took EU negotiators three years to agree on ...
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Osborne's tax avoidance failure reveals the facts about Coalition policies

Osborne's tax avoidance failure reveals the facts about Coalition policies | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
What bad luck for George Osborne to get two sums wrong in the same week! The first sum was a simple times-table question; a school pupil asked him to multiply seven by eight and he couldn't do it. ...
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Sitting MPs And Peers 'On Police Child Abuser List'

Sitting MPs And Peers 'On Police Child Abuser List' | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
David Cameron has ordered an inquiry to "find all the answers" into what happened to a dossier on abuse by an alleged paedophile ring within Westminster in the 1980s, as it is alleged sitting parliamentarians are being investigated. The prime minister has ordered the fresh review by the most senior official at the Home Office into the dossier, which was handed to the then home secretary, Leon (now Lord) Brittan by the Conservative MP Geoffrey Dickens in 1983 but has disappeared.
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ESA Press Release - staggering numbers overturned in secrecy | ilegal

Caught out: DWP ministers who claimed a million sickness benefit claimants had been found 'fit for work' - kept real data from public view Well over half a million sickness benefits appeals
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ESA - A Phoney Solution for an Unreal Problem

Today these two very different problems have become completely muddled. The ESA system, with its demeaning assessments and its ineffective Work Programme, is a sprawling public policy disaster.
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Liverpool Biennial arts festival opens with Hillsborough memorial

Liverpool Biennial arts festival opens with Hillsborough memorial | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Tribute to football fans in Liverpool cathedral as city launches four-month festival of art, design and music
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High Court rule that retrospective legislation in the Cait Reilly Poundland case was unlawful.

High Court rule that retrospective legislation in the Cait Reilly Poundland case was unlawful. | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
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Court rules back-to-work legislation incompatible with European law

Court rules back-to-work legislation incompatible with European law | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
DWP will appeal against judgment on emergency legislation that was introduced after previous ruling against welfare schemes
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Edward Snowden should have right to legal defence in US, says Hillary Clinton

Edward Snowden should have right to legal defence in US, says Hillary Clinton | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Former secretary of state tells Guardian that NSA whistleblower should return to US if he is serious in engaging in debate
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Serious Fraud Office fined for incorrect VAT claims

Serious Fraud Office fined for incorrect VAT claims | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Reposted from AccountingWebBlimey! If even the Serious Fraud Office can't get their VAT returns right, what hope is there for the ordinary trader? The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) was fined more than...
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