ForcesWatch press release
The Welsh Government has been praised by ForcesWatch over a “groundbreaking” decision to support in principle more research into how the armed forces operate in secondary schools in Wales.
Alex Cunningham MP
The Citizenship Foundation
Schools Week, Children & Young People Now, Ekklesia.
Armed forces not required to offer soldiers aged 16-17 the same standard of education that is required in civilian life
Child Soldiers International
Compulsory education for 16-17s: research reveals that the armed forces are not required to give child soldiers the same minimum standard as civilian institutions. The minimum attainment requirement of the Army (which has the vast majority of children in the armed forces) is shown to be very low.
Military ethos in schools is not character education but recruitment propaganda, claim Mark Thomas and Clare Short