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Lekhika Chaudhary | The Pressure of Success

19th March 2018 | Advice / Opinion

Lekhika Chaudhary | The Pressure of Success

New research by Manchester Metropolitan University and the mental health charity 42nd Street, suggests that young people often feel isolated and lonely when they fail to live up to expectations.

This isn’t a surprise to most of us – having the burden of other people’s expectations on our back can be damaging.

The report, called ‘Loneliness Connects Us’, says that “loneliness itself is often a source of shame and stigma in a world which seems to require the performance of happiness and success”. A recurring theme in the research was the loneliness that stems from a fear of disappointing those who have invested our hopes.

On her radio show, Lekhika Chaudhary asked listeners for their advice as to how to overcome the pressures of succeeding. Listen below to listener Olivia’s response…

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Lekhika Chaudhary on the Pressure of Success

Lekhika Chaudhary asks her listeners the question: How can we overcome the pressures of always succeeding? (3 minutes)

10 Minutes More (with Kup & Gurr) | Positive Discrimination

4th March 2018 | Advice / Opinion

10 Minutes More (with Kup & Gurr) | Positive Discrimination

Positive discrimination is the practice of favouring individuals belonging to groups which often suffer from individuals – this may play out as having quotas to ensure that there are a certain amount of women, for example, in a class or diversity in a company.

In the UK, positive discrimination is generally unlawful. For example, an employer recruiting a person because they are of a specific race rather than being the best candidate.

Either way, it’s a controversial practise with roughly the same amount of people seeming to be either for or against it.

In the last episode of 10 Minutes More (with Kup & Gurr), George Kup and Callum Gurr invite you to share your opinion on whether you think that positive discrimination is fair, following the live vote on TeenScope.

Listen to the full podcast below.

10 Minutes More with Kup & Gurr

George Kup and Callum Gurr invite you to share your opinion on whether positive discrimination is fair, following the live vote on TeenScope. (11 minutes)



Click here to listen to the latest episode of TeenScope (with Kup & Gurr) on demand on W!ZARD Repeats.

Interview with Izzy Posen

4th March 2018 | Advice / Opinion

Interview with Izzy Posen

There are fears that 10s of 1000s of children in the UK are being taught in unregistered schools.

Any institution teaching five or more children for over 18 hours a week should be registered with the government as an official school, however a BBC investigation has revealed that there are in excess of 350 unregistered schools across the country, mainly in Jewish synagogues or Muslims homes.

Conditions are poor, teachers are using force, and very often, only ancient religious texts, scripture and ethics are taught; no basic English, Maths or other necessary skills. The issue, according to the Department for Education, is that these schools “do not meet the definition of a school and cannot therefore be prosecuted for operating as an unregistered school”. Ofsted have demanded more powers to gain evidence from these so-called illegal schools.

Benji Hyer interviewed Izzy Posen, a former pupil who attended such a school, to gave listeners an insight into what went on behind its walls.

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Benji Hyer interviews Izzy Posen

Benji Hyer interviews Izzy Posen, a former student of an unregistered school, to give listeners an insight into what went on behind its walls. (12 minutes)