Which are the top five welfare states in the world?

There are a few more states than we were expecting, and in many cases more than we knew existed, according to new research. According to a survey of welfare states, which includes Australia, the US, Denmark and Iceland, there are now eight.That’s an increase of four since the previous survey in 2015. The United States became the only […]

Stockport Education Welfare Service, which provides social services, to be shut down

The Stockport Welfare Service (SWS) will be closed down by the Department of Education, in a move that has come as a shock to thousands of people.The decision was announced on Thursday evening and comes after weeks of turmoil and confusion following the announcement of the closing of the SWS.It is the latest in a […]

How much does education cost in Australia?

It’s a question you’d have thought answered by now, but there are still many questions unanswered about how much schooling in Australia costs.The average Australian education costs $24,000 a year, or $1,400 more than the national average, according to a report from the National Centre for Education Statistics.That’s despite the fact that Australians are still […]

School funding: The battle to save the school budget

In 2018-19, education welfare will be $5.6 billion, down from $6.2 billion in 2017-18, with a projected surplus of $5 billion in the year to October 2021.The Coalition’s education policy announced in October 2017 has raised concerns around the school funding balance.While the Coalition has announced it will maintain a balanced budget, the Government’s 2018-2019 […]

Oilers are among five teams to get scholarships for kids under the age of 5

Edmonton Oilers general manager Craig MacTavish said Thursday the team is working on getting more scholarships for children under 5.The team is getting $1.9 million from the state of Alberta’s Youth Development Fund for a $4.9-million scholarship program for students from low-income families.“We’re getting a lot of inquiries from parents who are concerned about the […]

How the Disney Princesses Have Changed American Culture

Posted September 08, 2018 11:29:18 After the premiere of The Princess Diaries in November 2016, the series made a splash with the first major movie in the franchise.Since then, the franchise has grown and been embraced by fans all over the world.From a global audience of over a billion, Disney has become the world’s most […]