participation

The idea of an entire Test series shown free to air now seems impossibly far off, but it shouldn't be, because as the pinnacle of the sport it is the product with the biggest upside for capturing national attention for a full summer. Cricket has been one of the most innovative sports around, but if it doesn't fully embrace free-to-air it may find its growth limited by a ceiling of its own construction.
Photo credit: Roswitha Chesher We are all living longer. Last year there were half a million people aged 90 and over living
My name is Maisy and I am 19-years-old. For the last year I have been a part time Young Adviser for Anna Freud National Centre
I've gone from knowing next to nothing about politics to listening out for the latest policy announcements, so I can make sure the site is updated. Vote for Policies took me on this journey from political apathy to engagement, and I hope it will do the same for thousands of others.
In the mix of a meeting or conference, there are a few simple questions we should all be asking to determine if there is participation, and how meaningful it is.
During a trip to Indonesia in 2012 I asked the staff of our local partner organisation about their experiences of the international effort in the aftermath of the 2004 tsunami. Their work in the region was prompted by the human need created by this event, however they were one of the few international NGOs to stay active in communities in Indonesia after the initial disaster relief effort...
Universities and others should now focus on employment outcomes for graduates as well as getting students into and through their degree. Traditional universities in particular, have not previously thought this part of their role.
Might we be missing the point? Some people in politics like to think of the public as being a collection of individuals, responsible for their own future. Paradoxically, those same people like to tell us, despite what the vast majority of us are feeling, that we're 'all in this together'.
You don't consider yourself a Christian - or a religious person in any way, in fact. So why should you read the Bible - surely that's just for people who go to church every Sunday?
The aim behind this reform is to make sure no young person is left behind, that they have the skills to go on to employment and live a full life. This week saw Government introduce plans for young people who do not achieve an A*-C grade in maths or English at GCSE to continue to study the subjects post-16.