parents and teachers

Sex education is an important subject, says Riteish


September 13th, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 13 (IANS) Riteish Deshmukh has turned producer with Marathi movie "Balak Palak", which deals with curiosity about sex among adolescents. The actor says it is high time people ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘British kids don’t find reading interesting’


September 8th, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 7 (IANS) A study in Britain has warned of children increasingly viewing reading as not so interesting an activity possibly due to their involvement with the internet and ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Sikh panel guides families in coping with shooting trauma


August 13th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 13 (IANS) Sikh organisations have created a handy guide to help families cope with violence and disaster and Sikh parents to counsel children through the aftermath of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Be strong to fight frustration, Mamata tells students


June 7th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 7 (IANS) Stating that life was full of challenges, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday urged the student community to develop mental strength to fight frustration."Life ... Read more...

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2,700 students killed in China road accidents in 2011


June 2nd, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 2 (IANS) About 2,700 schoolchildren were killed and nearly 11,500 injured in road accidents in China last year, says the Chinese government.According to statistics from the Ministry of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

CBSE results: Girls outperform boys; Chennai region tops (Roundup)


May 28th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) Girls continued to outperform boys in the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) class 12 results declared here Monday. Among the eight CBSE regions, Chennai ... Read more...

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CBSE toppers euphoric, credit parents and teachers


May 28th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) The usually staid and quiet school administrative offices Monday reverberated with squeals of delight and laughter and congratulatory remarks as the Central Board of Secondary ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Kids need counselling on networking sites: Experts


May 17th, 2012 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Children addicted to social networking sites without understanding their implications are falling victim to grudges which move from cyberspace to the real world, say ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Junk food lowering Delhi girls’ puberty age: Doctors


November 1st, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) The age at which girls attain puberty has come down from 10 to 8 years in the national capital and doctors have blamed junk food ... Read more...

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CBSE results: Toppers euphoric, credit parents and teachers


May 23rd, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Initial disbelief gave way to euphoria and celebrations as several students appearing in the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Class 12 examinations found they ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Oz teens ‘too blase’ about online legal dangers: Study


March 20th, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, March 20 (ANI): A Monash University-led study has found that Victorian teenagers are ignorant of the legal pitfalls of using social media - such as posting explicit photographs of themselves ... Read more...

Posted in World |

English or Konkani: Goa debates on what to use in schools


March 20th, 2011 - 11:06 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 20 (IANS) Lawmakers and parents in Goa are debating whether English or mother tongue Konkani should be the medium of instruction (MOI) in schools upto Class 8.Education ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Negative classroom environment harmful for kids’ mental health


March 9th, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 9 (ANI): A new study has found that children in classrooms with inadequate material resources and children whose teachers feel they are not respected by colleagues exhibit more mental health ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Students tense as CBSE exams begin


March 1st, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) Doing their last minute revision, anxious students were seen making their way to examination centres across the capital Tuesday for the start of the Central Board of ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Kerala boards students groan as World Cup nears


February 15th, 2011 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
By Sanu George Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 15 (IANS) How does it feel to have the entire universe conspire against you? For an answer, ask any Class 10 or 12 student in Kerala who will ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Kids with food allergies may feel unsafe at school


January 30th, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 30 (ANI): Young people who have experienced life-threatening anaphylactic shock from specific food exposures have significantly different views of the risks associated with their allergies based on their age and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

How to save your child from bullying


January 25th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 25 (ANI): Bullying at school may be a common phenomenon, but experts have some tips that can help you protect your loved one.Psychologists Andrew Fuller and Evelyn Field have noticed ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Condom cell phone charms become a rage among Chinese teens


December 28th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 28 (ANI): High school students in the Nanning region of China have been carrying sexy cell phone charms - individually wrapped condoms.According to China Hush, the charms are ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

POGO launches M.A.D. Creations Art books


December 21st, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Taking inspiration from its popular arts and crafts show "M.A.D", children's entertainment channel POGO has launched M.A.D. Creations Art curriculum books.The books cater to students from kindergarten ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Preschool kids who are fearless more aggressive towards peers


November 9th, 2010 - 7:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 09 (ANI): Kindergarten kids who demonstrate fearless behaviour are likely to be less empathic and more aggressive towards their peers."The results of this study show that fearless behaviour in children ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Naked starlets encouraging sexting among Oz teens


October 28th, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 28 (ANI): Experts have warned that starlets who promote their naked photos and videos are encouraging teens in Australia to take up sexting.Child education expert and former police officer ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Students should be encouraged to shoot for the stars, say experts


October 1st, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 1 (ANI): A new study has suggested that less academically promising students shouldn't be discouraged from setting high educational ambitions.Chardie Baird, K-State assistant professor of sociology, and John Reynolds, Florida ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Research Finds That Parents And Educators Should Encourage College Students To Shoot For The Stars


October 1st, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 1 (ANI): A New study revealed that less academically promising students shouldn't be discouraged from setting high educational ambitions.Chardie Baird, K-State assistant professor of sociology, and John Reynolds, Florida State ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Kashmir Valley school record 80% attendance


September 28th, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Sep 28 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Education Minister Peerzada Mohammad Sayeed has said 80 per cent students attended schools in rural areas, whereas urban centres recorded 30 to 40 per cent ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Gifted kids as prone to failure as to success


September 27th, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 27 (ANI): Kids, who are gifted with one talent or the other, are just as likely to fail in life as succeed, revealed a new study.As part of one of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Maths graduates in India to teach British children


September 10th, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 10 (IANS) Indian maths graduates are being trained to give tuition to British children via telephone and internet round the clock, a report said Friday. A tutoring agency has hired 100 ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Parent-teacher meeting ‘not only for students’


September 5th, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 4 (ANI): A study has found that the parent-teacher conference held usually to evaluate student performance is more often than not an evaluation of the parent and the teacher, by ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Nurture, not nature, explains why men, women are different


August 16th, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 16 (IANS) Nurture, not nature, explains why men and women are so different. Psychologists say it is nurture that has the largest effect on the skills, attributes and personalities of ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

‘Men are from Mars and women from Venus’ theory is a myth


August 16th, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 16 (ANI): Defying the old adage promoted in 1992 bestseller 'Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus', a new book has claimed that the two genders are actually from ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Essay competition on city history for schoolkids


July 29th, 2010 - 1:34 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) In a bid to encourage interest in history among children, Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH) and Fox History and Entertainment have launched ... Read more...

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Brit teachers asked to stop sex education lessons during Ramadan


July 12th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jul 12 (ANI): British head teachers have been asked to stop imparting sex education lessons during Ramadan to avoid offending Muslims in the country.Bosses at Stoke-on-Trent Council are also likely to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

No swimming, sex education - British county’s Ramadan guidelines


July 12th, 2010 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkata Vemuri London, July 12 (IANS) A British county council has issued guidelines for its schools for the month of Ramadan. These range from deferring swimming lessons to stopping sex education to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

1 in 5 US preschoolers display mental health issues when starting kindergarten


July 9th, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 9 (ANI): A study has found that 1 in 5 preschoolers in the US display mental health issues when transition from preschool to formal schooling takes place.Dr. Alice S. Carter ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Chinese parents oppose children’s internet use


June 20th, 2010 - 10:51 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 20 (IANS) Many parents in China are not in favour of their children using the internet and a majority of them worry that surfing the net could adversely affect children's ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Facebook and National PTA partner up to promote safe Internet use


June 11th, 2010 - 1:17 am ICT by BNO News
MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE (BNO NEWS) -- National PTA and Facebook on Thursday announced a formal collaboration to promote responsible and safe Internet use to kids, parents and teachers.The collaboration will establish a comprehensive ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

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