Active adolescents can perform better in school

Past cross-sectional studies have reported that physically more active children and adolescents achieve better school grades than their less active peers do, but there are few longitudinal studies on the topic. A recently-published study shows that adolescents with higher levels of physical activity over a follow-up period of two academic years had higher academic performance … Continue reading Active adolescents can perform better in school

Is there a link between videogame addiction and school inadaptation?

A team of researchers from the departments of Medicine and Education Sciences of the CEU Cardenal Herrera University in Castellón (Spain) has analysed the relation between the addiction to video games and school inadaptation in a group of teenagers in the province. The study has been carried out under the guidance of Medicine professor Gonzalo … Continue reading Is there a link between videogame addiction and school inadaptation?

Coding resources for schools, created by LEGO Education

LEGO Education, which offers playful learning experiences and teaching solutions based on the LEGO system of bricks, now also offers resources designed for teachers and students to explore coding – including free lesson plans and online courses for teachers. “The job market for careers requiring coding skills is growing faster than nearly any other sector, … Continue reading Coding resources for schools, created by LEGO Education

Stocksigns advises summer safety sign audit

British signage provider Stocksigns recommends that the summer holiday is the ideal time for schools to carry out their safety sign audit whilst buildings, grounds and car parks are easily accessible. The company has been working with schools for over sixty years, building up an understanding of the unique challenges faced by teachers and local authorities. Danny … Continue reading Stocksigns advises summer safety sign audit

Queen’s finds that students want more say over GCSEs

Queen’s University Belfast has published research into the experiences of GCSE students in Northern Ireland and Wales. ‘Inequalities and the curriculum: young people’s views on choice and fairness through their experiences of curriculum as examination specifications at GCSE’ is co-authored by Professor Jannette Elwood from the School of Social Sciences, Education and Social Work at … Continue reading Queen’s finds that students want more say over GCSEs

Management students mark UN World Youth Skills Day by helping underprivileged children

Through its Channelizing of Youth operation, Kalyani Youth Leadership Forum (KYLF), the largest management students-driven NGO of Kolkata, India, has been commemorating United Nations’ World Youth Skills Day by imparting ‘Life and Work Skills’ to nearly 100 underprivileged children at Adarsh Madhyamik Vidhyalaya. The three-day, job-oriented, industry-aligned workshop, conducted from 13 July to 15 July … Continue reading Management students mark UN World Youth Skills Day by helping underprivileged children