school environment

Childhood peers can predict your success as adults

September 21st, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Sep 21 (IANS) Even on the playground, our childhood peers know us better than we do ourselves and may be able to best predict our success as an adult.Lisa ... Read more...

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Overly shy kid is slow learner too

August 29th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 29 (IANS) Overly shy preschool children show the slowest gains in learning skills as compared to chatty and boisterous peers, according to psychologists."Everybody wants his child to be ... Read more...

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Nepal’s Helen Kellers, Stephen Hawkings await their rights

August 24th, 2011 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 24 (IANS) More than three years after Nepal promulgated an interim constitution that pledged free education to all children with different abilities, the country's young Helen Kellers and ... Read more...

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Jamia admits 27 homeless kids in schools

April 12th, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) The Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) university has admitted 27 homeless children in primary schools run by it in Delhi, an official said Tuesday.The children, who ... Read more...

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Genetic factors influence how well students take advantage of education

February 3rd, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 3 (ANI): Scientists have found that measures used to judge the effectiveness of schools are partly influenced by genetic factors in students.The study, funded by the Medical Research Council (MRC), ... Read more...

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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...

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Starting school earlier lowers obesity risk: Study

December 15th, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 15 (ANI): Scientists have found an effective way to fight the epidemic of childhood and adolescent obesity.They suggest a simple step that might help cut the problem down to size: ... Read more...

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Children from broken homes ‘twice as likely to have emotional problems’

October 15th, 2010 - 11:57 am ICT by ANI
London, Oct 15 (ANI): A new study has revealed that children from broken families have double the chances of developing serious behavioural problems.Researchers who tracked nearly 13,500 children from birth to age ... Read more...

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Futuristic Buddhist school in Leh fights nature, Aamir to its rescue

August 11th, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) The Buddha stood by the Druk White Lotus School, an architectural milestone just 15 km from Leh, when a cloudburst caused devastation in ... Read more...

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Healthy family relationships ‘can lower teens’ risk for drug involvement’

July 21st, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 21 (ANI): Positive family relationships and religious affiliation can lower teenagers' risk for drug involvement, says a new study."Healthy relationships protect adolescents against exposure to violence and negative social environments, ... Read more...

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Lifestyle intervention helps preschoolers reduce body fat, improve fitness

June 23rd, 2010 - 3:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 23 (ANI): A program teaching multiple lifestyle changes to predominantly migrant preschoolers and their parents helps the children reduce body fat and improve fitness, suggests a new study.Such interventions may ... Read more...

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Study sheds light on stigmas suffered by teens with mental illnesses

May 26th, 2010 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 26 (ANI): Much is known about the stigmas suffered by adults with mental illnesses, but with the increasing numbers of youth diagnosed and taking medications for mood disorders, researchers have ... Read more...

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Environment can subdue kids’ natural urge to exercise

April 22nd, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 22 (IANS) Children may inherit the urge to exercise, but their environment often stops them from doing so, say researchers. In a study of over 100 pairs of twins, the ... Read more...

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Hospital starts programme on behaviour problems of children

November 24th, 2009 - 10:46 am ICT by IANS
By Richa Sharma New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Alarmed by rising incidents of aggression and violence among adolescents, a hospital here has started a life skills training programme for students in various schools ... Read more...

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Jackson’s children to skip school

September 9th, 2009 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 9 (IANS) Late pop legend Michael Jackson's mother has decided not to send the star's three children to school and they will reportedly continue learning from home with private ... Read more...

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Disciplinary approach of childcare centres may mar learning

January 21st, 2009 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 21 (IANS) The disciplinary approach of childcare centres could mar the academic prospects of infants.An analysis of policy documents from 40 childcare centres, pre-schools and schools found a sharp shift ... Read more...

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TERI organises 1st Educators” Conference to enhance environment education

November 15th, 2008 - 9:57 pm ICT by ANI
Gurgaon, Nov 15 (ANI/Business Wire India): The global environmental concern requires urgent attention, and education plays a vital role in sensitising the future by providing proper information to involve them in ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh ranks a poor 30 in educational development

August 14th, 2008 - 10:18 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Aug 14 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh, one of India's largest states, ranks 30th in the educational development index (EDI) calculated for 35 Indian states and union territories. This is stated in the ... Read more...

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