#Schools

  • Article: I Was Shot in the Face 6 Times When Terrorists Invaded My School. Now, I Fight for Education.

    I Was Shot in the Face 6 Times When Terrorists Invaded My School. Now, I Fight for Education.

    Oct. 10, 2019

    Waleed Khan, now living in Birmingham, was just 12 when his school in Pakistan was attacked. Read more

  • Article: London Mayor Sadiq Khan Has Written to Every Headteacher Backing LGBTQ+ Education

    London Mayor Sadiq Khan Has Written to Every Headteacher Backing LGBTQ+ Education

    By Helen Lock|Sept. 13, 2019

    “Young people should be able to learn about healthy relationships of all kinds." Read more

  • Article: Schools in England Are Increasingly Hosting Food Banks to Feed Pupils and Families

    Schools in England Are Increasingly Hosting Food Banks to Feed Pupils and Families

    By Helen Lock|Sept. 3, 2019

    Schools are becoming a “fourth emergency service,” a headteachers' leader said. Read more

  • Article: As Kashmir Reopens Schools, Parents Opt to Keep Children Home

    As Kashmir Reopens Schools, Parents Opt to Keep Children Home

    By Leah Rodriguez|Aug. 19, 2019

    With cellular networks still down, they can’t guarantee their safety. Read more

  • Article: Technology Is Contributing to the UK's Mental Health Crisis in Schools, But Could It Also Help?

    Technology Is Contributing to the UK's Mental Health Crisis in Schools, But Could It Also Help?

    Aug. 15, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Technology seemingly traps young people in a cycle of worsening mental health. But could it help? Read more

  • Article: 55% of Britain's Teachers Think New A-Levels Are Harming Students' Mental Health

    55% of Britain's Teachers Think New A-Levels Are Harming Students' Mental Health

    By Helen Lock|Aug. 14, 2019

    There's more pressure from "high-stakes" exams, charities and teaching unions warn. Read more

  • Article: South Africa's Limpopo Province Pledges to Eradicate Pit Toilets From All Schools in a Year

    South Africa's Limpopo Province Pledges to Eradicate Pit Toilets From All Schools in a Year

    By Itumeleng Letsoalo|July 31, 2019

    National outrage was sparked against pit toilets after the deaths of several children. Read more

  • Article: This English Region Is Planning a World-First for Climate Change Teaching

    This English Region Is Planning a World-First for Climate Change Teaching

    By Imogen Calderwood|July 31, 2019

    Its new mayor, Jamie Driscoll, declared a climate emergency on his first day in office in May. Read more