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Egypt: Ending child labour, providing education

October 8, 2014 - 6:33 pm in Africa, EdNews, World

  WORLD / Egypt - It’s no secret that child labour is a problem in Egypt. A 2010 International Labour Organisation and the Egyptian Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics report found that about 1.6 million children, or about 9.3 percent…

8 types of students every teacher has in class

August 14, 2014 - 4:20 pm in Africa, Asia, Australia & NZ, Lifestyle, Living, MAIN, The Good Stuff, U.K., U.S., World

  All of your students likely fall into one of these categories. While they don’t all make trouble for your class, they make your class a dynamic,…

Do illegal immigrant children deserve quality education?

August 14, 2014 - 2:42 pm in EdNews, MAIN, U.S., World

  WORLD / U.S. - The debate rages about illegal immigration in the country, but one thing is certain: all immigrant children, whether legal or not,…

Research suggests teaching sex education to 10-year-olds

  WORLD / Washington, U.S - Recent research findings suggests very young adolescents (VYA) will benefit from sex education classes taught to them at the early onset of puberty. Research believes very young adolescents at risk In a study titled "Investing…

U.S. government leading child obesity fight with nutrition standards in schools

August 5, 2014 - 1:47 pm in EdNews, MAIN, U.S., World

  WORLD / U.S. - The calorie counting begins in schools in an effort to curb child obesity. Since the Healthy Hunger-free Kids Act passed in 2010, there have been gradual shift in the nutritional habits implemented by the new policy. The new rules for healthier…

US: California schools not providing students with enough exercise time

July 29, 2014 - 3:08 am in EdNews, MAIN, U.S., World

  WORLD / California, U.S. - 37 school districts now have to show the state they are providing students with required exercise in school. In 2011, The City Project and the Sarah Samuels Center published a report on physical education. In California,…

How schools, teachers communicate with parents, students on social media

July 20, 2014 - 4:48 am in Apr - Jun 2014, Magazine, Science & Tech, World

  MAGAZINE - The last time you were on Facebook or Twitter was probably a few hours ago. Many of us are socially connecting with friends and colleagues on online networks. There is however some hesitation on incorporating social networking sites into…

We live in difficult times – what about our children?

July 18, 2014 - 7:33 am in Asia, EdNews, Opinions, U.K., U.S., Uncategorized, World

  WORLD - We live in affluent yet difficult times. Difficult not because of the recession cloud over our heads. Difficult not because of primitive transportation. Difficult not because of the lack of food or water. We live in difficult times because as…

Singapore’s public library banned children’s books, not “pro-family”

July 12, 2014 - 8:08 am in Asia, EdNews, World

  ASIA / Singapore - Singapore's public library has removed three children's books from its collection due to complaints. The three books are And Tango Makes Three, The White Swan Express: A Story About Adoption, and Who's In My Family: All About Our…

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