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LEARNING CURVE
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The Learning Curve
Tues 16:30 - 17:00
Sun 23:00 - 23:30 (rpt)
 
The definitive guide to learning
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Tuesday 15 November 2005
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Libby Purves
Libby Purves presents this week's edition of the Learning Curve
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Faith Schools

There are voluntary-aided, voluntary-controlled, independent and even foundation - faith schools in England cover a multitude of sins. There are more than 7,000, but that's set to increase with the government's Education White Paper. This week The Learning Curve looks at faith schools.

Spy Academy

Have you ever wanted to be James Bond? Well, here's your chance. Reporter Caroline Swinbourne goes on a day trip with a difference, to Spy Academy. Ex army and surveillance experts take you on a day of dodging bullets and disarming bombs.....

CIDA Foundation UK .

CIDA City Campus is South Africa 's first virtually free university with 1300 students all from impoverished backgrounds studying towards a business degree. This charity has been launched in the UK to raise money to sustain and develop the CIDA model so that it can be shared all over the continent. Libby meets Cida's original founder, Dr Taddy Bletcher

Rap Performer Kenneth During

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Catholic Education Service
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Professor Bob Jackson
British Journal of Religious Education
Councillor Les Lawrence
"Rethinking Religious Education and Plurality" by Robert Jackson, published by Routledge Falmer, 2004, ISBN: 0-415-30272-2

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