Category Archives: Press Articles-For Discussion

Black Cultural Archives announces the “Miranda Brawn Diversity Leadership Scholarship”

Black Cultural Archives is proud to announce the “Miranda Brawn Diversity Leadership Scholarship” – an Annual Scholarship for young Black Asian Minority Ethnics (BAME) future leaders to pursue their education in the UK. Following the recent launch of the “Black

Pupils who fail to master basics will have to resit SATs at secondary school

For the first time ever, the government is introducing a chance for 11 year olds to resit their SATs test if they did not make it the first time round. The resit however takes place in Year 7. Research has

A Right For Siblings To Attend The Same School Guaranteed

The schools minister promises to end transport ‘nightmare’ faced by many parents Brothers and sisters will no longer have to go to different schools because places are over-subscribed, under plans being drawn up by ministers. Nick Gibb said he wants

Is Homework Essential For Your Children?

It has been recently reported that Cheltenham Ladies’ College is considering getting rid of homework amid fears about growing levels of stress among its pupils. The school, where 92 per cent of GCSE grades were A* or A last year,

The Worst Things Parents Can Say To Teenagers Taking Exams

The exam season is here. For families living in the exam zone, it’s a tricky time. Emotions are running high. Nerves are frayed. Parents try to be encouraging and supportive. Here are the worst things parents can say: There are

‘Outsource Marking’ To Cut Teachers’ Workload

Teachers could reduce their workload by outsourcing the marking of pupils’ school work to staff overseas, suggests a leading education researcher. Rebecca Allen, director of Education Datalab, says research has found “incredibly reliable” marking available overseas costing £2 to £3

Single Sex Education

Single sex education is better for teenage girls as it takes the pressure off them to try and impress boys in a “sexualised world”, the headmistress of one of Britain’s best boarding schools has claimed. Speaking to the Telegraph, she

Pornography addiction

A tenth of 12 to 13-year-olds fear they are “addicted” to pornography, an NSPCC ChildLine survey has concluded. One in five of nearly 700 youngsters surveyed said they had seen pornographic images that had shocked or upset them, researchers found.