Monthly Archives: October 2016

Post excavation assistants needed

From Steve Parry, MOLA(N):

We are looking to recruit a number of post excavation assistants to undertake finds processing, environmental sieving and project archiving.  Please could you spread the word amongst CLASP and more widely.  Details of the jobs can be found at:

http://www.mola.org.uk/finds-and-environmental-processors-northampton

Anyone interested can have an informal chat to Tora Hylton or Rebecca Gordon (01604 809800).

Thanks

Steve




Discontinuance of Archaeology ‘A’ Levels

Dave Hayward, CLASP Chair of Trustees states that he is totally disgusted with the illogical decision of the AQA to announce discontinuance of its A and A’S’ level examinations. This is the only examining board that currently offers these examinations. What is really amazing is that the Council for British Archaeology (CBA), with others, was in the process of developing a new syllabus for these examinations and other support for the course. There has been no consultation with the archaeology sector over this decision.

CLASP will support any campaign to retain these examinations as it considers them essential for the future of archaeology in the United Kingdom. Without these qualifications there will undoubtedly be a dearth of appropriate students for archaeological university courses in the future, putting their archaeology departments at risk.

We therefore urge  anybody with the future of archaeology at heart to put any pressure possible onto the AQA through the media, MPs and signing the petition at …

https://www.change.org/p/aqa-save-a-level-archaeology

Thanks for your support.

 




Resolved! Problem with password protected pages

Both the old and the new passwords now work.




Technical Reference documents now available to public

These reports have been moved from the Members Only section to the Reports and Submissions section where they can be viewed by the public.




CLASP Conference videos now online!

All nine talks, plus the welcome and panel discussion. CLICK HERE.




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