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February 16, 2023

New UK support to help provide emergency education to 20 million children in crisis

  • Funding for Education Cannot Wait (ECW) will provide safe learning spaces, psychological and social support, and teaching materials to vulnerable children around the world.
  • Since its start up in 2017, ECW has helped support over 30 crises struck countries and aided 7 million children.
  • Today, Andrew Mitchell will announce UK funding to help provide education support for 20 million children around the world, ranging from Ukraine to Syria.
  • £80 million will be contributed over the course of four years to help keep children safe during extreme weather conditions, conflicts and pandemics.
  • For more on this story, please visit the UK Government’s website.

Andrew Tate’s ‘get rich quick’ scheme advertised in Google search results

  • New research has suggested Google has been running adverts for a “get rich quick” scheme run by Andrew Tate.
  • According to the Centre for Countering Digital Hate (CCDH), a network of 17 Tate-affiliated sites was running adverts on Google for the Scheme, ‘The Real World’.
  • The ‘Real World’ claims to offer money making courses and chat rooms to 200,000 members.
  • Searching for “Andrew Tate, The Real World” brought up ads for different sites which promoted it, including one which urges people to “stop being a brokie”.
  • Google is understood to have taken action against the adverts since they were brought to their attention.
  • To learn more about Harmful Content and Andrew Tate, including ‘The Real World’ check out our article.
  • To find out more, please visit the Sky News website.

Study finds children are naturally disposed to help others except when it is costly to them

  • Research published in the Royal Society Open Science Journal has found that children aged between 4 and 5 years old are naturally inclined to help others, except when kindness came at a personal cost.
  • Compassion is a behaviour that is widely studied and is strongly linked to how people help and comfort others.
  • Previous studies have shown that children naturally show compassion when they are able to.
  • Scientists believe these findings could help facilitate compassionate behaviour in young children.
  • For more on this story, please visit the Independent’s website.