The practice of homeschooling has essentially been around since the dawn of time. Parents and guardians have always took it upon themselves to teach the younger generation the knowledge that they have received through their many years of experience. But we live in a different world now, governments
Corporal Punishment as described by the Collins Dictionary and Thesaurus (in one volume - 1990) is "punishment of a physical nature such as caning". The term mainly relates to children being punished at school but can also refer to children being punished at home. As of 2008 corporal punishment has
In the British education system you have a choice: you can either pay for your (or your children's) education or you can rely on the state to the job for nothing. Private schools disadvantage kids from poor backgrounds even if they’re brighter than the ones who can afford to pay. Does the two-tie
Young students eager to better themselves as people are facing crippling debts after they leave university unless they are born of a very wealthy family. This ensures that the wealth stays with the families who have always had it. Worse still is the number of young people denied the chance of univer
Research informs us that one in ten students are believers in creationism. Professor Michael Reiss ignites old controversy as to whether creationism should be taught alongside evolution in science lessons.
Many students dislike exams and children of all ages seem to have a diet of more and more exams that they have to take. Coursework is being discredited as a way of demonstrating knowledge as it is becoming easier to plagiarise or even buy coursework over the internet. This leaves exams as the only o
Bullies make other kids' lives a misery. They make it impossible for their victims to learn. They create fear, depression and chaos in their victim's lives. Sometimes kids are driven to suicide through bullying. Kids who go to school to hurt other kids should be kicked out and denied free educat
With thousands more students graduating from university every year, Britain has more graduates than ever before, and it is becoming harder for potential employers to distinguish candidates by education alone, meaning a degree has less and less value in the workplace.
As clearly stated in the title, this debate aims to resolve the never-ending issue and might as well name it as a predicament for all the International Students in the UK. They face a VERY BIG discrepancy, when it comes to tuition fees they have to pay, compared to ordinary Home Students. Is it rea
Mathematics is an increasingly unpopular subject at school because of its lack of relevance to everyday life the sudden increase in difficulty at GCSE level and its association with being a 'nerd'. One proposed solution is to no longer make the subject compulsory at GCSE level and instead include ma
Tuition fees have been a major bug bear for the National Union of Students since they came into existence in 1997. It's latest proposal is for university graduates to pay a set amount of money that would go into a trust that would be used to help fund universities. But is this idea a much needed alt
Many have become disillusioned with Oxfam as a charity. Their chain of book stores is said to have become the 'Tesco of the second hand books industry', as it is bigger and more recognisable than individual second hand bookshops. Moreover, it has the advantage of being a charity. Is it killing the s