Recent Posts

Why are South African students so angry?

Image copyright EPA Image caption Students and spectators clashed at a university rugby match in Bloemfontein South Africa’s universities have faced protests and disruption, linked by a strong common thread. A place at a public university is now unaffordable for a large majority of potential students. Last year saw a ...

Read More »

National Living Wage: Who will benefit?

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Female workers will be among the biggest winners from the National Living Wage The number of workers benefiting from the new National Living Wage (NLW) will vary dramatically across the country, according to a think tank. The Resolution Foundation said that in some parts ...

Read More »

Toddlers ‘need early years teachers’

Image copyright monkeybusinessimages Image caption Save the Children wants to see qualified teachers in all nursery settings Every nursery in England should have a qualified early years teacher to help toddlers develop skills like speech and language, a children’s charity says. Save the Children says pre-schoolers can be “set back ...

Read More »