I surveyed over 14,000 people on election day who had already cast their vote to help understand how this unexpected result came about. My poll came very close to reflecting the outcome of the election, with 41% saying they had voted Conservative, 39% Labour, and 9% voted Liberal Democrat (the result in Great Britain has been 43% Conservative, 41% Labour, 7% Lib Dems). The survey found two thirds of those aged 18 to 24 saying they voted Labour, as did more than half of those aged 25 to 34. Voters aged over 55 broke for the Tories (more…)
Save the Children Norway (SCN) is commissioning a review of our efforts to prevent and respond to violence in and around schools . Across the world children and youth become caught in a cycle of violence as victims and/or perpetrators, with the school often acting as a space for reproduction of violence and a place where children experience violence and learn violent or aggressive behavior. In some cases, children are prevented from attending school as the environment is perceived as too dangerous or the route to school is unsafe. The violence may be perpetrated by teachers and other school staff or by fellow students, and therefore the work to prevent and respond to violence in the schools involves actors such as school management, teachers, children, parents, and government authorities.