Politics, Private schools, Teaching

Should private schools be taxed?

There is a new proposal by Labour to charge parents VAT on top of private school fees, to fund free school meals for primary school children at state schools. This has met both support and opposal... Pros: Many school children do not eat breakfast or lunch before or during school. This drastically affects their attention… Continue reading Should private schools be taxed?

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Mental illness, Relationships, Teenagers, Uncategorized, Young people

Dating with mental illnesses

Having a mental illness is one of the hardest things a person can go through. But imagine watching the person you love most in the world having panic attacks, being depressed and/or anxious. How does someone deal with that? Trust & Communication Your partner may be closed off at times and find it difficult to… Continue reading Dating with mental illnesses

Advice, Education, Gender, LGBTI+, Relationships, Sex, Sexuality, Teaching, Teenagers, Uncategorized, Young people

What does Pansexual mean?

Some people choose to label their sexualities and genders, and some people don't. Either way is fine, but this might clear up some of the confusion around this topic, as I know there are a lot more terms now - only 30 years ago, people thought there was just straight and gay. Education is never… Continue reading What does Pansexual mean?

Education, General election, Politics, Teaching, Young people

Does being a Nationalist make you Donald Trump?

What is Nationalism? Nationalism is broadly defined as the belief that the nation is the central principle of political organisation. All forms of Nationalism contain the following key beliefs: Humankind is naturally divided into distinct nations The nation is the most appropriate, and perhaps only legitimate, unit of political rule The nation is an organic… Continue reading Does being a Nationalist make you Donald Trump?

General election, Politics, Uncategorized, Young people

Are you a socialist?

Welcome to episode 3 of Easy Politics 😊 This one is on Socialism; if you haven't checked out my other two already (on Liberalism and Conservatism) then please do so, and follow so you can see when a new episode is added. What is socialism? The core values of socialism are the following: Equality (equal… Continue reading Are you a socialist?

Education, General election, Politics, Uncategorized, Young people

Are you a conservative?

Hey guys! Welcome to the second installment of my new series, "Easy Politics". As you can tell from the title, this one is all about Conservatism as an ideology. I hope you enjoy, and learn something new. And don't forget to check out my post on Liberalism if you haven't already! What is Conservatism? The… Continue reading Are you a conservative?

Politics, Teenagers, Young people

Political Promises ~ A Guide to the 2017 Manifestos

Although the official Conservative manifesto isn't due to be released until the 8th May, and the Labour manifesto on the 15th May, the main parties have all made announcements concerning their election promises. These might help you decide who to vote for, so here they are: Labour Increasing the minimum wage to £10 per hour… Continue reading Political Promises ~ A Guide to the 2017 Manifestos

Advice, Apprenticeships, Education, Teenagers, University, Young people

Uni Vs. Apprenticeships

Most schools and colleges act as though the only option post-school is university. And who can blame them? Apprenticeships are only for things like carpentry and hairdressing, right? Wrong. Although degrees are extremely useful and respected by employers, something that is equally - if not more - important, is experience. With university + social life… Continue reading Uni Vs. Apprenticeships