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

Reliable content for all reading levels at Britannica Kids

School kids and their families have a safe, reliable and comprehensive source of information and media for learning, research and discovery, with Britannica Kids, announced today by Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc. The site, which is accessible 24/7 from all devices – PCs, laptops, tablets and smart phones – features more than 100,000 articles, 60,000 images and … Continue reading Reliable content for all reading levels at Britannica Kids

Bringing safe water to children in Burundi

The entertainer Beyoncé has teamed up with UNICEF through her BeyGOOD philanthropic arm to launch a multi-year partnership to provide safe water to the most vulnerable children in Burundi. The partnership, BEYGOOD4BURUNDI, will support programmes to improve water, sanitation and basic hygiene practices in the hardest-to-reach areas of the landlocked East African nation. The water … Continue reading Bringing safe water to children in Burundi