There has been much debate about the huge increase in tuition fees. On the one side, those committed to a free (or at least affordable) university education who feel this […]
One of the hot debates of the week has been the government’s planned introduction of compulsory, unpaid work experience for job seekers. Is this a genuine attempt to help people […]
I went to a state school, a good one. I did well, passed all my exams and got to a good university. I always assumed my kids would go to […]
For children a lack of sleep can affect their ability to learn and their general behaviour. Young children who are consistently not getting enough sleep can have real problems controlling their emotions. These kids may show signs of sleep deprivation by having a temper, crying easily or having little patience. In the classroom, an over-tired child may have a short attention span and may even chat incessantly to their classmates or act up in class, both signs that they are needing stimulation to remain focussed.