Articles by Vicky Chilton

Young people need more help with their mental health.

Children’s Mental Health – How does the UK compare?

Comparisons with other wealthy countries show that mental health problems amongst children and young people here have increased five-fold over the past 20 years and will increase a further 63% by 2030 if the current trend continues.


Teacher and pupil

5 Qualities that make a great Teacher

We remember the teachers who shared their unique stories, illuminated a subject’s path and took us on the journey with them. And made us smile.


Martin Luther King Jr.

3 Quotes to Inspire Educators on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Dr King spoke about the value of good education and there is much that educators can learn from his wisdom.


Learning a new Language such as Mandarin may give you a significant employability advantage.

5 Reasons to Learn a new Language in 2019

The UK’s imminent exit from the EU highlights the need, perhaps now more than ever before, for languages to be at the forefront of the educational curriculum.


Tools for STEM skill subjects

Filling the STEM subjects and skills gap

Providing children with advice on career choices should happen much sooner in schools than at present.


Nursing workers

Pursuing Passion for Public Service needs to be Better Rewarded

Nursing course applications have plummeted by a third in two years. Yet by comparison, big four accountancy firm EY is quoted as receiving 12,000 applications for 800 UK graduate positions.


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