KNOWLEDGE

KNOWLEDGE

The Jubilee Centre is delighted to announce the launch of its new animated film, introducing viewers to the Jubilee Centre’s approach to character and virtues and asking the question ‘what would it take for society to truly flourish?’. Please share and promote the film, which you can view on the Centre’s YouTube channel.

Increasingly, gender therapists and physicians argue that children as young as nine should be given puberty-blocking drugs if they experience gender dysphoria. But a new article by three medical experts reveals that there is little scientific evidence to support such a radical procedure. The article, published in The New Atlantis, discusses over 50 peer-reviewed studies on gender dysphoria in children. Read more

Poor teenagers who are not planning to go to university but who do well in their GCSEs are far less likely to change their mind than their richer peers, a major new study has found. The research, published in the Oxford Review of Education today, also found that the poorest 14- to 17-year-olds were twice as likely to give up on their ambitions to attend university. Read more

Multi-academy trusts risk losing their connections with the communities they serve as they grow, school governors have warned Justine Greening. In a letter sent to the education secretary this week, Emma Knights, chief executive of the National Governance Association, called for the Department for Education to broaden the members who control multi-academy trusts so that local communities do not feel powerless or ignored. Read more