Education

Private schools don’t have to subsidise poorer pupils but still get to keep charitable status

Private schools don’t have to subsidise poorer pupils but still get to keep charitable status

Private schools in the UK will no longer have to provide free or subsidised places for disadvantaged pupils thanks to new government legislation. Under previous guidelines, private schools were compelled to provide subsidies to those children who had achieved the best grades and were accepted by the school, but unable to afford the fees. However, despite the fact that they[Read More...]

Parents banned from feeding their kids

Parents banned from feeding their kids

Parents may soon be banned from feeding their kids the way they want to, under new government proposals. A report commissioned by the Department for Education said that parents should not be allowed to have control over what their kids eat during school time, over fears that it may not be “healthy”. Instead, the report says, parents should instead be[Read More...]

Patrick Awuah

African entrepreneur helps to inspire the next generation of leaders

A Ghanaian millionaire has ditched a highly lucrative role at Microsoft to help create the next generation of leaders in Africa, it has been reported. Patrick Awuah is the founder of Ashesi University in Ghana which is known for its high-tech facilities and strong emphasis on business, technology and leadership. He pumped millions of his own money into the venture[Read More...]