Department for Education as role model

The pay gap between women and men in the department for education as one of the smallest in the country. Currently, women only earn 5.9% less than men in the department for education, compared to a national average of more than 18%. Education Secretary and Minister for Women and Equalities Justine Greening said her department was …

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Extra Nursery Time for 3 and 4 year-olds

From September onwards, full-time working parents with 3 or 4-year-olds can get extra nursery time for free. However, the additional money the government is spending on these nurseries is by far not enough. Nursery time therefore increases from 15 hours per week to 30 hours. Nevertheless, the nurseries only get 40p more per hour which …

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Education for everyone

Children from developing countries struggle even more, nowadays, because of cuts to the international education funding. Due to the increased pressure and need of funding for the refugee crisis, funding has been cut in different places. One of the most affected areas, is education. Sadly, in 2010 the international education budget was 4% higher than it …

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Crowdfunding for schools

After the all the cuts that have been affecting the school system in the past years, parents are desperate enough to turn to crowdfunding platforms to collect money for basic school needs. These include whiteboards and other standard inventory for classrooms. The National Audit office states that the education system is not protected from further …

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Education within the election campaigns

Education remains one of the most important topics for many families in the UK. Baring that in mind parties use the education topic to foster their campaigns. By promising to increase the budget spent on schools and teachers, politicians try to gain votes for their campaigns. Summed up, the Conservatives promise an increase of 4 billion pounds by …

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Scholarship funded by Beyoncé

In a world where tuition fees for all stages of education are constantly increasing a new form of funding has entered the market: scholarships sponsored by celebrities. The times where stars only donated their money to charities are over. Rihanna, Nicki Minaj and Beyoné amongst many others have announced competition to win scholarships for school …

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Thy English Academy’s bursaries

Thy English Academy not only gives away scholarships to students form disadvantaged background but also offers half price tuition to pupils who can provide us with a low income statement. Decreasing the education inequality is at the heart of the academy and we really feel like we can make a difference there. 87% of students …

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