Education News Round-Up October 19th

10 toughest places for girls to go to school
Debates about schools in richer countries are often about the politics of priorities, what subjects should be given most importance, who needs extra help and what needs more public spending.

But for families in many developing countries questions about education can be a lot more basic – is there any access to school at all?

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‘He hid in a cupboard – we just couldn’t get him to school’
The pressures of school life can be tough for a lot of kids, but for a child who’s experienced abuse, neglect and years in care, the strain can be even greater.

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‘I felt so low, I couldn’t see a way out’
“To get to my school I had to cross a railway bridge and I would just stand there and think ‘I could just jump off’.

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‘I found a job I love through battling depression’
At her lowest, Catherine wondered whether she would be able to finish her degree.

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Posted in Weekly Blog.