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
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
Across the world, girls and boys are held back by the stereotyped expectations of their gender. As attitudes shift, gender roles change and initiatives target girls to encourage them to develop in non-traditional areas, how is this impacting demand for children’s products? Research published in ‘Gender Segmentation – Market Demand, Growth, Opportunities and Analysis of … Continue reading An end to gender segmentation?
Teachers in secondary schools around the United Kingdom are taking part in a training programme to help them identify and respond to early signs of mental health issues in children. The programme, launched in June 2017, is backed in the first year by £200,000 in government funding, and delivered by the social enterprise Mental Health … Continue reading Funding to train UK teachers in mental health issues
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
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