Education

Household issues

Picture copyright Thinkstock In case you missed it, here is a round-up of this week’s parenting and household information from the BBC. 1. How can I preserve my youngsters protected on-line? That may be a query many dad and mom have been asking themselves this week following a warning from the Children’s Commissioner for England that the web is “not designed for youngsters”. Anne Longfield’s Growing Up Digital report discovered

Is your youngster a cyberbully and if that’s the case, what must you do?

Picture copyright Thinkstock Picture caption One in 5 teenagers claims to have been cyberbullied however few admit to being the bully Mother and father fear about their kids being bullied on-line, however what if it’s your youngster who’s doing the bullying? That was the query posed by a BBC reader, following a report on how children struggle to cope online. There may be loads of details about how you can

The entrance line

Picture copyright Thinkstock Picture caption Academics are sometimes the primary to note modifications within the wellbeing of their pupils, say heads Colleges have lengthy been are on the entrance line on the subject of figuring out and serving to kids with psychological heath issues. However some heads surprise how for much longer they’ll proceed to offer in-school counselling and mentoring as budgets flatline and prices rise. At Whalley Vary Excessive

The key college

Picture caption Mona studied on the underground Bahai college 10 years after Shirin The biggest non-Muslim minority in Iran, the Bahais, are persecuted in some ways – one being that they’re forbidden from attending college. Some research in secret, however for individuals who wish to do a postgraduate diploma the one answer is to depart their nation and research overseas. “I bear in mind my father exhibiting me the scars

Shanghai resolution?

Picture copyright iStock When the Chinese language metropolis of Shanghai took half within the three-yearly Pisa check of 15-year-olds’ educational capability in 2009 and 2012 it topped the desk in maths, leaving nations reminiscent of Germany the UK and the US – and even Singapore and Japan – trailing in its wake. What’s its secret? The lifetime of a instructor in a Shanghai main college differs fairly a bit from

Woman Energy

Woman Energy wants to begin younger – with storybooks – to problem the idea that boys are smarter, an schooling skilled has stated. Professor Gemma Moss singled out Princess Smartypants by Babette Cole as an awesome instance of a e book turning expectation on its head, when “the princess refuses to hook up with the prince, and as an alternative rides off on a bike”. Picture copyright Puffin Books She

Trump’s faculty selection

Picture copyright AFP/Getty Photographs Of all Donald Trump’s cupboard picks, it’s maybe Betsy DeVos – his new schooling secretary – who has confronted the largest hurdles in being accredited for the job. On being nominated to the publish in November, she was known as “an excellent and passionate schooling advocate” by Mr Trump. However her efficiency earlier than a nomination committee in January made the information for all of the

South African e-learning to succeed in excluded

By Tom Jackson . Picture copyright iStock Picture caption Expertise helps to fulfill the rising demand for training Tablets, laptops and digital studying are more and more getting used to succeed in college students with little or no entry to training, in keeping with a global report from the ITU/Unesco Broadband Fee. That is particularly essential within the creating world, the place Unesco says the digitilisation of studying could possibly

Making an attempt to be a distance learner in Aleppo

Picture caption Mariam has to review by candlelight and use a store’s generator to cost up her laptop Mariam Hammad, regardless of each adversity of warfare and hardship, is making an attempt to be a pupil in Aleppo at nighttime coronary heart of Syria’s civil warfare. “My metropolis has turned to ruins,” she says. Regardless of being in fixed hazard, compelled out of her dwelling twice by shelling and residing

Ex-Bourne Finish instructor banned over ‘ball scratching’ jibe

Picture copyright Google Picture caption Helen Rossenberg labored for Bourne Finish Academy in Buckinghamshire from September to December 2015. A instructor who claimed all some pupils would do in a category is “sit there scratching their balls” has been banned from the career. Helen Rossenberg labored for Bourne Finish Academy in Buckinghamshire from September to December 2015. A conduct panel heard the 59-year-old pushed one scholar, grabbed one other by