Michael Gove seems to think that the GCSE is too easy, and that we should wind back to the good ol' days of O Levels, and the CSEs, remember? But lets have a proper look at what the GCSE does, in comparison to O Level/CSE.
Affordable housing and school busing can do little to counter a disruptive family life or a dangerous neighborhood. We need an alternative: public boarding schools.
Well, I've reached the end of the semester and the end of my academic year at Washington College. It's already time for final exams, and with most of campus permanently set up in the library and cramming their brains full of facts, the 2012-13 academic year is officially in its last week.
Why hello, Math. It's been, what, 10 years since our last night together? Remember, I was taking a freshman elective and you were using differential equations to kick my ass? But over time, I don't know what happened. We grew apart.
We Americans want everything: Empire without consequences. Food without fat. School without debt. Class without style. We need to wake up and think about consequences and grow a conscience, but in the meantime, I'm still working on my student loans.
The latest figures on youth unemployment from the Office for National Statistics - which show the unemployment rate for 16 to 24-year-olds is now more than double that of the wider population, with one in five young people not in employment, education or training (NEET) - paint an extremely worrying picture for today's young people, and those who work with them.
Sokha, a skinny orphan girl in Cambodia used to pick through garbage to survive. But thanks to series of events, she was able to enroll in school and ...
There are only 1,000 days to go until the deadline for the Education for All goals, but there are still 61 million primary school age children out of school. Half of those children live in just eight countries.
As videos go, it's a relatively basic one. One fixed camera, shooting a handful of non-professional actors, the majority of them uttering only a simp...
It's unfortunate that the legislators find it more beneficial to continue to oppress, marginalize, and penalize those in poverty, rather than use those resources to produce better educational systems.
Personal bests are never meant for comparison. We each come from very different places -- my daily best might be quite different than your daily best. And what I have to offer should never be brought up in comparison to your life contributions.
According to a PBS report, close to one million American children drop out of school every year. In light of the staggering rate and our current crisis, it is important parents are involved in their children's education early.
Jesse Wellens, the male half of YouTube's hottest prank channel, PrankvsPrank, joined What's Trending live via Google plus to talk about maintaining how they were one of the first to build out a prank based channel on YouTube and how that's impacted their relationship as a real life couple.
Reporting by Chantell Williams Mental health advocates want the link between violence and people who are mentally ill to disappear. After the school s...
Although educational interactive games are not new, I am encouraged that there may be an exciting trend developing to enable young people to learn about and take action to impact the world and its issues.
Photo Credit: Brett Myers/Youth Radio By: Joshua Clayton In elementary school and junior high, I was a bad little boy. You could find me in the prin...