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This six-year-old finished chemotherapy, his school classmates welcomed him back with a standing ovation

A six-year-old boy from the US who has been battling cancer got a surprise standing ovation from his classmates when he returned to school after finishing his last round of chemotherapy. John Oliver Zippay has be . . .

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Isolation

Although The Chokey was a figment of Roald Dahl’s imagination, schools — and the use of isolation as a punishment — like the one Matilda attended are a reality in the UK. Isolating students for b . . .

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The Greta Generation - how Swedish students start learning about the environment in pre-school 10, 202002

Greta Thunberg, a young teenager from Sweden, is now the widely-known face of the world-wide environmental movement, but in Sweden, young people have long been champions of the environment. Caring for the environ . . .

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Neglected children end up with 'smaller brains'

Based on research from King’s College London, an early life full of neglect, deprivation and adversity can lead to people growing up with smaller brains. The researchers at King's College London were follow . . .

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Playtime for school pupils is a fundamental human right, children's author says

Break times at school should not be reduced, because play is a fundamental human right, a children’s author and poet says.  Michael Rosen, a former Children’s Laureate and author of We’re G . . .

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Three things you need to know about STEM and education for 2020

Talia Milgrom-Elcott. a contributor to Forbes magazine, provides us with a glimpse of what to expect with STEM education for 2020. At ITS we are always working to provide the next level of education and are happy . . .

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Schools move class trips closer to home as eco-conscious pupils try to lower their carbon footprint, leading head teacher says

ChalkFace has been reporting on the recent movement, largely being driven by young people, on climate change activism.  Eco-conscious pupils are calling for trips to be held closer to school to red . . .

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Teenagers should be banned from using mobiles in school because their brains are not mature enough, leading headteacher says

ChalkFace has been reporting on the debate about the use of mobile devices schools.  A range of different views have been put forward over the last few months. This head teacher, Lisa Kerr of Gordon . . .

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