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Challenging your assumptions

Challenging your assumptions

ALERT! We’ve spotted some assumptions BNC members have made about people who live in social housing. An assumption is a conclusion we make based on incomplete information. For example, what do you think this is a picture of? What do you think it would smell like or taste like? You probably ASSUME that this […]

Should the UK intervene in Russia?

Should the UK intervene in Russia?

Burnet News Club members, it is time to ask the big question. You know how Russia treats human rights, now you need to work out what can be done. Should the UK intervene in Russia? If you think the UK should get involved with stopping Russian human rights abuse, how […]

Jem Guanzon, photographer in Russia | Russia and rights

Jem Guanzon, photographer in Russia | Russia and rights

Jem Guanzon lives in Russia. She is originally from the Phillipines but has been working in Moscow for three years. Jem is a photographer for Lensational. I am Jem Guanzon. I’m 33 years old, from the Philippines. I moved to Moscow because I wanted new challenges in my life and I […]

Tim Marshall, journalist | Russia and rights

Tim Marshall, journalist | Russia and rights

Tim Marshall is a journalist and author of a best-selling book called Prisoners of Geography. He knows all about politics around the world. Vladimir Putin has been in power for longer than he should’ve been and is ignoring the rights of Russia’s civilians. There are literally no women involved in […]

Quiz | Russia and Rights

Quiz | Russia and Rights

Test your knowledge of the issue with this quiz! Once you’ve done the quiz, comment below with either an interesting fact you have learnt about Russia or a question you want to go and research more about.

Welcome to the Burnet News Club!

Welcome to the Burnet News Club!

Welcome to the Burnet News Club! Whether you are a returning member or brand new to the club, we’re really excited to have you. Our first issue of the year is ‘Russia and rights’. You’ll spend the half-term learning about what human rights are, how they are treated in Russia […]

What is the cost of dealing with climate change? | Hub Highlights

What is the cost of dealing with climate change? | Hub Highlights

  Congratulations to Malcolm Arnold Academy who are our Thought Leader for our last issue of the year. They organised an interview with the UK Transport Department and researched some cutting edge solutions to address climate change. We were especially interested in The Asgardian Reporter’s post. Elsewhere we had some brilliant […]

Vivienne Westwood | Climate Change

Vivienne Westwood | Climate Change

Dame Vivienne Westwood is a fashion designer who helped kick off the punk era. She now uses her profile to promote environmental issues and to stop climate change. Would humanity come to an end if we lost electricity? From: The Asguardian Reporter | Malcolm Arnold Academy 1 When will it […]

#IWill Ambassadors | Climate Change

#IWill Ambassadors | Climate Change

The #iwill campaign works with organisations to help young people get into social action and change the face of UK society. We know that when young people are given opportunities to participate, you can make a huge impact in your community and beyond. The people who have responded to your […]

Curiosity Corner Competition no. 38

Curiosity Corner Competition no. 38

  Last week, we asked you to think about green energy solutions. This question from Secret7 at North Beckton asked where we would get the money from for green energy solutions. This is a question lots of people ask TIPS FOR GREAT QUESTIONS We look for questions that make people […]

BNC Student Survey – win an iPad!

BNC Student Survey – win an iPad!

Hello Burnet News Club members, So we can make the club even better next year, we’d like to know what you think of the Burnet News Club. Please fill in this survey about the BNC – once you’ve filled it in, you’ll be entered into a raffle to win an […]

POLL: How should we deal with climate change?

POLL: How should we deal with climate change?

This week, we want to hear your strongest reasons that you came up with in Session 3! Vote in the poll and then choose a question to answer in the comments below. Remember, we want to hear strong reasons for your opinion. Strong reasons are relevant, true and include a fact […]

Attack on London mosque

Attack on London mosque

A man has died and ten people have been injured after an attack on a London mosque. A man drove a van into a group of Muslims as they gathered outside a mosque in Finsbury Park at around half past midnight this morning. The group were there so late because […]