Education

Govt crackdown on homeschooling due to ‘terrorism’ threat

Govt crackdown on homeschooling due to ‘terrorism’ threat

The government is considering plans to investigate families which home-school their children in the UK. A review is currently being launched by Nicky Morgan after education officials claimed that many parents who homeschool their kids could potentially be “poisoning their minds” with extremist and terrorist ideologies. The government is currently using terrorism as a reason to monitor on parents who[Read More...]

Teachers sent on training courses to spot terrorist leanings in schoolchildren

Teachers sent on training courses to spot terrorist leanings in schoolchildren

Teachers will be sent on formal training courses designed to “spot the signs of radicalisation in young people” it has been revealed. The Association of School and College Leaders (ASCL) is launching the seminars designed to report and monitor young schoolchildren suspected of having terrorist leanings. The seminars are aimed at both teachers and headteachers who are being encouraged to[Read More...]

Esther Okada

Ten year old maths prodigy studies for undergraduate degree

On the face of it, Esther Okade is an ordinary ten year old girl, who loves playing with her dolls and watching Disney films. However, what sets Esther apart from all the rest is she is also a university undergraduate after starting a degree at the age of ten. This makes Esther one of the UK’s youngest undergraduate students. She[Read More...]

Govt outlines plans for nurseries to report “terrorist” toddlers

Govt outlines plans for nurseries to report “terrorist” toddlers

The UK government has outlined plans to require nurseries to hand over details of toddlers they think may have terrorist tendencies it has been reported. Over the years, the reports of terrorists targeting different countries around the world – with France hitting the headlines recently – has led to a raft of new laws, purportedly aimed at reducing terrorism. However,[Read More...]

Roots in Empathy classes have been shown to reduce aggression

Radical new programme encourages children to be more empathetic

A radical new project has revealed the extent to which young babies can help children between the ages of five and seven to develop greater empathy. In thousands of schools across the globe, a new initiative entitled ‘Roots in Empathy’ conducted sessions in which a neighbourhood infant and parent visits a classroom every three weeks over the school year. As[Read More...]