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Agora 2020

It was half past nine on a Friday morning. Over 700 students from schools across the UK watched a timer tick down. They were moments away from the first of several breaking news bulletins to be broadcast into their classroom. Agora, an immersive live experience from The Economist Educational Foundation, […]

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Who was Alastair Burnet?

Our flagship programme for schools, the Burnet News Club, is named after Sir Alastair Burnet, a former editor of The Economist who was driven by making the news accessible to everyone. It’s a mission we share.  In an illustrious career, Alastair also presented ITN’s News at Ten, the first hour-long […]

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Our impact during 2020

What have we done so far this year? With the world facing a news story like no other, it has been vital to help young people make sense of what’s unfolding. As schools across the world closed their doors, we strove to support as many teachers, parents and students as […]