These are just some of the findings of the Children’s Worlds study into child well-being, based on interviews with more than 50,000 children aged eight, ten and 12, in 15 countries.
Income inequality is strongly correlated with low social mobility, with lower average educational performance and with bigger gaps in educational attainment between rich and poor children.
We’ve all got life stories. Where we grew up, where we worked, our families and our hobbies. These details define us and tell people who we are. For people with dementia, that narrative ‘colour’ is often lost.
The debate over what makes a good teacher isn’t new. But there’s been little systematic research into how we can measure the personal characteristics that make a teacher effective – and how we can reliably select people for teacher training.
In a local cemetery on the Greek island of Lesbos, rows of hastily-dug graves contain human remains, barely covered with earth and marked only with broken stones on which is written a nationality, date of death and a number.
Tang Hall Big Local is a National Lottery funded and resident led plan in which a £1 million grant will be used to seed small-scale community projects over the next ten years.
From ethical coffee to ethical benchmarking and from political debate to the world’s healthiest ice cream, the entrepreneurial talents of the University of York’s graduates are as diverse as they are impressive…
In the latest issue of Yu Magazine, we spoke to three successful young entrepreneurs who all started out at the University of York. Here we ask Charlie Thuillier of Oppo Ice Cream the questions that wouldn’t fit in to the feature.
Farewell to Chancellor Greg Dyke; one year of YuStart; the new York Graduate Research School; honorary graduates and more news from the University.