Posts Tagged“school”

Debunking the Most Common Boarding School Myths

Even today, as boarding schools continue to rise in popularity, some parents out there hesitate to send their kids away to a private school because of misconceptions surrounding boarding schools That’s why today we are out to debunk those common myths and provide you the opportunity to rethink enrolling your child. Top Myths Surrounding Boarding Schools 1. They Are for Troubled Kids In the past, boarding schools were thought to be a place for unruly children that parents simply couldn’t control. Used as a form of punishment, the threat of being sent to boarding school loomed over many children’s heads.…

One Week of Healthy, Peanut Free School Lunches

Peanut butter and jelly sandwiches have long been the quintessential feature of school lunches, and for good reason—they are easy to make and packed with protein. Unfortunately, the rate of peanut allergies in the United States has more than tripled in the last twenty years. Due to the potential severity of allergic reactions to peanuts, many schools have placed restrictions on what students can pack for lunch, even going so far as to ban peanuts entirely. If your child is unable to bring peanut butter to school for any reason, then you might find the following peanut free school lunches…

Is it time our schools put more emphasis on the vocational career path?

All around the world, unemployment is an issue.  Granted, it is more of an issue in certain places but people here in the UK would welcome a further reduction in the unemployment rate. One way through which the unemployment figure could be reduced is by encouraging more emphasis on vocational studies. Unfortunately, decades of gravitation towards more academic studies and increased loathing for vocational work means we are unable to call on this solution. A recent research from education academics, pooling data from 29 countries including the UK confirmed the fact that vocational qualifications have an influence on employment. According…