School principal Rupert Poole said: "QE staff have been working hard at the start of term to ensure our uniform policy is consistently applied. Students and their parents and carers have responded very well to this and the vast majority of students wear clothing that meets the policy. In the cases where they do not we have had good support from our parents and carers in correcting any issues. … [Read more...] about Humiliated girl, 16, got detention for school uniform because ‘she is wrong shape’
Education to girl child
The story is about a transgender fourth-grader who hopes to play Charlotte in her school's upcoming production of Charlotte's Web. The 10-year-old hopes that if she gets the part, her family and teacher will look past the male gender identity she was assigned at birth and finally accept her as a girl. … [Read more...] about Scholastic Book ‘George’ About Transgender Child Outrages Conservative Group Calling for Boycott
Research into the effects of technology on learning has yet to demonstrate much in the way of positive results, though. A recent study published by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology found that students barred from using laptops or digital devices in lectures and seminars did better in exams than those allowed to use computers and access the internet. And research last year from the London School of Economics found schools that banned pupils from carrying mobile phones showed a sustained improvement in exam results, with the biggest advances coming from struggling students. … [Read more...] about Could Steiner schools have a point on children, tablets and tech?
Dr Sujeet Ranjan, Executive Director, The Coalition for Food and Nutrition Security (CFNS)&Sahil Sharma,food technologist and public policy consultant at CFNS Although India has made enormous developments in science, medicine, information technology and various other disciplines, and has experienced exceptional economic growth over the past decade, malnutrition remains unacceptably high. India is amongst the leading economies of the world and envisages to become $5 trillion by 2024-25. However, currently the quality of life of many of Indian citizens is not coherent with this growth story. Poor nutrition is a major cause of other health problems in the country, including high infant and maternal mortality. We identify malnutrition as a multifaceted and multi-dimensional issue, affected by poverty, insufficient food consumption, inequitable food supply, inappropriate infant and child feeding and care practices, equity and gender disparities, poor hygienic and environmental settings … [Read more...] about Fighting Malnutrition by Tackling Food Insecurity
"Many cases were hard to solve, because it was difficult to find them, let alone collect evidence," he said. "Failing to get information in some cases not only causes some children to miss the chance to get medical care in time, but also led to the escape of some offenders." … [Read more...] about Guideline encourages people to report on abuse of children