The life of a nomad does not lend to traditional education, so Traveller children in general are not taught any higher education than their parents are capable of teaching to them.
Traveller girls are meant to be “protected” from Traveller boys, so they are removed from any education setting around the age of puberty.
They were loud, they were demanding and their dresses were outrageous.
Most viewers had never seen anything like it, and it captured everyone’s attention.
Both of these troupes have a lifestyle that centers on being nomads, but they are two culturally and ethnically different groups. They used to be called “tinkers” as they could mend just about anything.