May news review

In this informal chat about education and news from around the world, Emma and Alice discuss exam protests in Germany, advertising exam cheating on YouTube, Vietnamese parents spending over 10 hours a week on their child's homework, pupils missing out on their education while Venezuela is in crisis and an idea from the UK government to improve teacher retention.

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References:

1. Pupils in Berlin protest unfair English exam
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/05/world/europe/germany-english-test-abitur.html

2. The YouTube stars being paid to sell cheating
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-43956001

3. Vietnamese parents spend over 10 hours weekly with child's homework
https://e.vnexpress.net/news/business/data-speaks/vietnamese-parents-spend-over-10-hours-weekly-with-child-s-homework-survey-3743005.html

4. Venezuela's education crisis
https://reliefweb.int/report/venezuela-bolivarian-republic/millions-children-missing-school-venezuelas-hunger-crisis

5. Teachers in England to be offered a year's paid sabbatical to improve retention https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2018/may/04/teachers-to-be-offered-years-paid-sabbatical-to-improve-retention