Author: Emily Evans

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Combating racism

Equality of opportunity is at the heart of The Economist Educational Foundation’s purpose as a charity. We exist to help young people succeed regardless of their background. The Black Lives Matter protests this summer are a call for all of us to step up and take much stronger action to […]

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2019 Burnet News Club Awards Ceremony

On June 18th, we held our sixth annual Burnet News Club Awards Ceremony at The Queen’s Gallery, Buckingham Palace. The ceremony, hosted by the Royal Collection, celebrated another year of the club and recognised exceptional students from participating schools. Awards were presented to ten outstanding students, and we announced the […]

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Children vote in favour of freedom of speech

Should a university city defend open debate or protect their community from abusive speech? That’s the question that over 1,000 young people were discussing during an interactive, virtual event run by The Economist Educational Foundation on Friday 1st February 2019. The majority of schools (63%) voted to defend open debate. […]