Education

How fear puts girls off PE

Image copyright Girls Active Image caption Gracie says training to adore PE has remade her life Gracie Rowe used to be shocked of PE. “I was on the tubby side. “My personal self-consciousness was like a demon on my shoulder revelation me we couldn’t do it. “It was the fact that we had to move, be active and sweat. “I …

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Modern slums

Image copyright Other Image caption No room to play… Emadlina and her 3 children lived in this room Poor children are being congested into slum-land bedsits, some of which are so unsure that some families finish up being referred to social services for help, charities say. Whole families are vital in singular bedrooms in shared properties, where strangers are coming …

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‘Separated from my siblings’

Image caption Rachel is the eldest of 4 children “I got distant from my siblings… we was told we was changed divided from them since we was overprotective with them,” 17-year-old Rachel told a cabinet of MPs on Tuesday. She had come to Westminster to share her practice of being in encourage care, as partial of the Education Committee’s exploration …

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Fake news

A year on from his election victory, President Trump’s frequently used word “fake news” is now common currency. It was even named word of the year by the compendium publisher Collins. But being wakeful of feign news does not meant we can always mark it. “Everything gets flattened out on social media,” says Dr Philip Seargeant, who lectures in practical …

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Sexual harassment

Image copyright Getty Images It started with Harvey Weinstein, one of the biggest names in cinema, then went global with the #metoo Twitter hashtag before engulfing the UK’s members of Parliament. The sex liaison travelling Hollywood, Parliament and over has unprotected a probable opening in UK legislation – passionate nuisance is not actually a rapist corruption in its own right. …

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Men’s refuge

Image copyright PA A man who transient from his violent wife and changed into a retreat pronounced it got to the indicate where he was “too fearful to leave the house”. The man, who does not wish to be named, spent 6 months in the Domestic Abuse Safety Unit in Shotton, Flintshire. It is the only retreat for men journey …

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Grammar schools ‘contrary to common good’

Image copyright PA Image caption Justin Welby says governments should not demeanour to the past to urge education The Archbishop of Canterbury has criticised abbreviation schools as “contrary to the idea of the common good”. Speaking in the House of Lords, the Most Rev Justin Welby called for preparation to concentration on “drawing the best out of every person”, rather …

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‘Come out in class

Image copyright Burnwood Community School Image caption Grahame Colclough: “Nothing was whispered, rushed, or secretive” When comparison teacher Grahame Colclough and his long-term partner Jon motionless to get married, his conduct teacher done the proclamation in a school assembly. She presented gifts to the couple who had “been together for years”. “Nothing was whispered, rushed or secretive,” Grahame remembers. Now, …

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Degrees of value

Image copyright Getty Images Hundreds of thousands of immature people are in the routine of requesting to university, in time for a 2018 start. Their choices can make a outrageous disproportion to future earnings. For many university graduates, having a grade pays. Over the march of a lifetime, estimates advise women can design to earn about £250,000 some-more if they …

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Obese and bullied

Media playback is not upheld on this device Boxer Lawrence Okolie on being bullied at school for his weight “I would stay in the changing bedrooms for 5 mins after PE so we didn’t have to take my top off in front of everyone. I’m not fearful to acknowledge that we cried a few times.” As he towers over me …

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