Schools and Colleges
Ex CICD student: “There’s nothing. There’s no information ― nothing. You’re constantly kept busy, and then you’re sent out on the streets ― in Hull or northern towns ― to fund-raise. By that I mean selling magazines. And literally begging in the streets.”read more
The Teachers Group began as an alternative education system, so it’s no surprise that it runs literally hundreds of schools, colleges and educational institutes all over the world.
The schools are of various types and follow an education ‘programme’. But in the light of the Teachers Group’s huge offshore financial network, perhaps these schools and colleges serve a another purpose too.read more
Tvind’s ‘travelling folk high schools’ were created in the 1970s to send teachers and students together to Third World countries, hoping to help the poor. Known as the ‘DRH Movement’ (Den Rejsende Højskole in Danish), the schools have elicited many complaints from former students, with allegations ranging from low standards of ‘training’ to dire living conditions, unreasonable work hours, bullying and even a ‘cult-like’ atmosphere.read more
Planet Aid is plagiarizing educational blogs. Planet Aid is a large used-clothing enterprise that says it ‘supports international development’ by collecting old clothes thrown out by American families and, among other things, promoting children’s ‘education’.read more
The Danish High Court has ordered a Tvind school to pay 1.1 million Danish kroner (nearly $200,000) for severe exploitation of four former employees, who say they were paid to work 37 hours a week, but often worked 70 hours, sometimes even longer.read more