Examples of hate crime and terrorist attacks are rising in the UK and Europe. In 2015-2016, there were 7,631 referrals to the Prevention programme, which aims to stop people being drawn into terrorism. A quarter of these referrals were under-15s. Never before has there been a greater need for schools to present a clear narrative to promote community cohesion. Schools and teachers need resources to help protect and safeguard young people from radical ideas.
Boys are more likely to perform well in schools with a higher proportion of girls, shedding new light on why girls continue to outperform boys in many educational subjects.
Pupils in secondary schools are reluctant to see wearable technology devices – such as Fitbits – introduced into PE lessons, and the device could potentially cause a longer-term negative impact on students’ overall wellbeing.
Schools are failing to offer sufficient opportunities for students from diverse backgrounds to engage in science-based learning outside of the classroom, and should be doing more to open up participation, according to new research published in the International Journal of Science Education.
The Boarding School Girls tells the story of eleven ‘little rich’ Persian girls who were sent to English boarding schools at a young age during the 1960’s and 1970’s. Intriguing and insightful, it offers a psychological analysis of the long-established British and colonial boarding school tradition and its impact across cross-cultural borders.