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UK universities take less qualified foreigners to make more money

Allegations have come out that UK universities are admitting less qualified foreign students so they can make more money off of them, a not so shocking development. British students are charged £9,000 per year in tuition and foreigners £13,500, thus making more money for the university. That’s not a secret; some universities have come right [...]

Doctors say UK schools should teach about the ills of fatty foods

In an effort to combat growing health and obesity concerns in the UK The British Medical Association recommended that schools make teaching children about fatty foods a part of the national curriculum. They recommend a comprehensive nutritional education for students in the hopes that it will improve the health of future generations. It’s not a [...]

Scottish University blames poverty for education issues

St. Andrews, a prestigious university in Scotland, blames the UK education system in poor areas for the lack of acceptance of kids from those areas to top notch universities across the UK. It says that children from those areas simply don’t get the scores needed to achieve admission. Perhaps they’re taking the wrong approach though. [...]

Government might use schools to help cut childcare costs for parents

Working parents are having trouble shouldering the burden of exorbitant childcare costs and the UK education system might be able to help. The government would have to spend a little more money but if it means the citizens being able to work and not spend all their salary on a nanny or daycare then it’s [...]

Culture secretary announces plan to teach appreciation of culture

Jeremy Hunt is on the job as the Culture Secretary and he plans on funding a new initiative that will improve the UK education system with regards to teaching an appreciation of culture. He believes it’s criminal not to do so and puts students in UK schools behind the rest of the world and he [...]

Cambridge University teacher protested by students

It seems that Mr. Martin Sewell, a teacher at Cambridge University runs a website that features Nazi imagery and all sorts of insulting comments about other races. For instance, he calls female immigrants “exotic fruit” and says that black people are dumber than other races. He’s only been teaching at Cambridge for seven months and [...]

UK education system to improve failing schools

It’s the government’s job to manage the public school system and help improve the schools that are failing to educate the students properly, which is why the UK government has determined that ever failing primary school will be turned into an academy. The idea is to crank up the speed at which the fixing is [...]

Many UK school children prove too violent for the classroom

The UK government’s behavior tsar recently announced that a growing number of UK school children have grown too violet to stay in the classroom. These children show extreme aggression and anti social behavior and their presence is so disruptive to the class that they simply cannot be allowed to continue. The bad behaviors include kicking, [...]

More teens than ever leaving UK schools after 16

For the first time in a decade the number of students leaving school after the age of 16 has increased in the UK. Also, the number of teenagers that have no jobs, aren’t in school, and aren’t training for a job has risen by 8%. These figures are particularly worrying for a government that is [...]

Graduates from UK schools taking low paying jobs

An alarming trend is developing in the UK as graduates from UK schools are being forced to take low paying jobs typically held by those without an education. That then forces those people into unemployment, which means even greater countrywide poverty. The jobs they’re taking are usually an hourly pay style of work and don’t [...]