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To Teach or not to Teach!! That's the question

On Thursday I was watching a program on the BBC iPlayer that stirred me to write the following blog post.

The programme was called Poor kids and can be found on : http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b011vnls/Poor_Kids/

‘Poor kids’ is a Documentary tells the stories of some of the 3.5 million children living in poverty in the UK. It is one of the worst child poverty rates in the industrialised world, and successive governments continue to struggle to bring it into line. So who are these children, and where are they living? Under-represented, under-nourished and often under the radar, 3.5 million children should be given a voice.

This powerful film does just that.  

Child poverty is something you would never associate with the UK, although as data suggests it is something that we in the western world need to deal with. UNICEF states that the UK is the 18th out of 22 worst…

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