Category - Education

  • August 24, 2017

    Remembering the universal demand for freedom that led to the 1791 insurrection by slaves in what is now Haiti, the head of the United Nations cultural and educational agency yesterday marked the International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its abolition by emphasising  the importance of teaching this history to young people.

  • August 21, 2017

    Deaf and Disability organisations from across the United Kingdom will today highlight the Government’s ongoing human rights violations and evasive behaviour towards a major United Nations committee.

  • March 25, 2017

    With schools facing funding cuts, parents across the country are being asked to make a financial contribution to make up the shortfall.

  • November 25, 2016

    Figures released yesterday (24 November 2016) reveal that the British Army has increased its intake of 16-year-olds in the past 12 months, defying calls from the UN, children's rights organisations and others campaigning for an end to the recruitment of minors.

  • October 28, 2016

    The First Minister of Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon yesterday gave her backing to Remembering Srebrenica’s Scottish education pack along with the leaders of four other parties.

  • September 10, 2016

    Theresa May’s attempt to bring back grammar schools seems to be either one of two things.

  • July 14, 2016

    ForcesWatch has raised ‘serious concerns’ about aspects of the Farnborough International Air Show designed to engage children and young people in careers and ‘exciting’ activities.

  • May 30, 2016

    A major United Nations meeting focusing on the world's least developed countries closed yesterday  in Antalya, Turkey, with a call for greater support to the world's most vulnerable nations, and the adoption of an outcome document paving the way for further concrete action and progress in the years to come.

  • May 28, 2016

    The Children’s Commissioner has reported that many children who need mental health support are not receiving th

  • May 24, 2016

    The United Nations Children's Fund has announced the launch of a new fund to better coordinate support for and drive investment in education for children and youth affected by humanitarian emergencies and protracted crises.