Category: Education

August 14, 2015 Crossfields Institute

  According to the Press Association, 16,430 parents in England were prosecuted in 2014 because their children were not at school. This is an increase of 25% on the previous year. You can read the full story here: The Guardian: More parents in England prosecuted for taking children out of school

August 10, 2015 Crossfields Institute

  From Isis Brook, Head of Faculty for Environment and Transdisciplinary Studies at Crossfields Institute: “There has been a fascinating news item about the difference between the school experience of Chinese pupils and UK pupils. This stark culture clash was experienced by pupils at one school where an experiment was conducted. For four weeks, year 9…

July 20, 2015 Crossfields Institute

  Many children in war-torn countries are missing out on the type of education a lot of other children take for granted. In the Guardian article Bullets banish books in South Sudan as education becomes a casualty of war, James Copnall takes a look at the 4o0,000 children forced out of school due military action. Meanwhile, the BBC’s…