The Co-op, one of Britain’s largest magazine retailers, has threatened to ban so-called lads’ mags from its 4,000-plus stores unless publishers put them in sealed modesty bags. Will this protect young children from seeing ‘lewd’, ‘near-pornographic’ images, or is it time to educate boys on the realities of sexual imagery? Piers Townley investigates The media [...]Continue reading Should lads’ mags be banned?
Managing money is an essential life skill that, until now, has never been taught at school. Financial education will soon be part of the National Curriculum, but the responsibility of equipping kids for the harsh realities of economic life should be shared with parents, too, says Lianne Kolirin Hands up if you remember Pythagoras’ theorem, [...]Continue reading