Many British children barely know how to speak or write English before the age of 16. Is their system defeated by their teachers every day? The British government allows it to be recognized as a religious group Hasidic Judaism prevent students from being properly educated, according to an investigation by The Times.
This community allows girls to study various secular subjects and take the General Certificate of Secondary Education like other young people. on the contrary, the children of the separation of the ultra-orthodoxto study in private schools where Yiddish is the main language.
Students in a private male school only receive regular classes for two hours a day. As the Times comments, many of these statements not close to my current educational institutionssince in doctrine all the disciples are “the house of discipline.”
In Stamford HillNorth London, home to the largest Hasidic community in Europe, found half English that from the primary unrecordedinsane and dangerous conditions and in some institutions the regular practice of hitting children.
Most Hasidic children not as secular degrees and life outside the ultra-Orthodox world of the island, whose community makes up 28% of Britain’s Jewish population of 271,000.
Children’s minimum level of secular learning contrasts with educational standards provided by the main Jewish schools for students of both sexes.
Amanda Spielmandirector of the Office for Standards in Education, Skills and Skills for Children (Ofsted), told the Times that she was “extremely disappointed” and noted that children being educated in Hasidic schools generally receive “full acceptance” and in some cases. safe
“Few people really understand that it is possible or possible for British-born children who have every hope of growing up in this country all their lives in this country with little or no English.” In addition, Spielman reports that these places have many security risks: “We’ve seen fire accidents, broken glass, broken furniture, even rat poison on the floors.”
Independent Child Protection LEGACY Hackney Jim GambleHe then denounces the situation, calling it “disgraceful” and accusing the government of “letting us down again”. An estimated 4,000 children under the age of 13 are taught in ultra-orthodox schools in Stamford Hill. The local authority believes that a further 1,500 years between the ages of 13 and 16 are fully enrolled in religious schools, known as yeshivas.
A clandestine operation
The newspaper, through its investigation, explained the current life of these children.
In the morning the minibus stops near the wooden gate. The little boys run and within a minute the bus starts. It is repeated every half hour, but each day there are older students. according to the middle; All of these are known for their clandestine activities. “The young people act as if they are hiding. Sometimes an adult watches from inside the door.
One of the children’s “schools” is at Tashbar. Ofsted ordered its imminent closure in 2016, but the Government ignored it and today it provides full-time education to 250 British children between the ages of three and 13 who Not to learn a word of the English. When Ofsted inspectors visited the facility in 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015, they found it in a “grave state of despair”.
“Hey loose tiles on the walls and floorsbare electrical wires, broken windows and dirty surfaces. The health and safety of the students are at great risk.”
Lessons are taught in Yiddish, and focus solely on Jewish studies. “Like ethical school material, it does not provide written and spoken English or literacy documents.” Ofsted’s concludes that it is the primary goal of the school the strength of “cultural and ethnic insularity”could reasonably apply to most of the ultra-Orthodox schools in Stamford Hill.