Why the Government needs to cut the UK’s schools and colleges

The UK Government needs more than £1bn in new funding to support the country’s education system.That is according to the UK Education Funding Agency (UKEFA) which has published a new analysis.It is also calling for £1.8bn of extra funding to help schools meet their targets.The report, entitled Education for All: A New Generation of Leaders, …

What’s the best way to clean up your child’s school lunch and snacks?

The best way for children to eat and drink at school is to wash their hands, but it’s not always possible.Here are the best ways to clean your school lunch, snacks and drinks before they get there.1.Rinse hands thoroughly.Most school lunch wrappers come with a plastic wash cloth that is good for most washing.Just toss …

How a Saudi school district is coping with a massive Ebola outbreak

Saudi Arabia has declared a state of emergency over the spread of the deadly virus in the country’s vast deserts, a move that is likely to worsen already high health costs and leave millions of people without basic services.The kingdom has already taken in some 1.5 million refugees, mostly from neighbouring Yemen, as it battles …