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Should schools be allowed to ban slang words like 'peng'?

This is an interesting article. I suspect the issue is much less of a problem in Hong Kong where students don’t tend to use a lot of unusual slang but informality is very common. I think that students need . . .

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Gap between rich and poor university students 'remains stark' as little evidence shows interventions work

Students from the most affluent areas were still more than twice as likely to enter higher education than those from the most deprived areas – and for the top universities, six times more likely, the researc . . .

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Top five reasons to study abroad in thriving Asia

Here is a recent article from Study International looking at five great reasons to consider studying in Asia. Highly-ranked universities Affordability Global perspective Cultural immersion and languages Boo . . .

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Education innovations in Asia: five takeaways from Taiwan's NXTEducator Summit

  There’s no question that children in school today will encounter an entirely different workplace than the one we’re in now. The impact of new technologies and a changing climate will influence . . .

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Will the 2020s see Asia pull ahead in higher education?

“In the 19th century, the world was Europeanised. In the 20th century, it was Americanised. Now, it is being Asianised – and much faster than you may think.” (Jonathan Woetzel and Jeongmin Seong, . . .

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Kate launches childhood survey to help under-fives

The Duchess of Cambridge has launched a UK-wide survey to help improve early childhood. The five-question online survey aims to "spark a national conversation" to help create "lasting change for generations to co . . .

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Warning over youth career aspiration - reality disconnect

We have all heard parents tell their children they can be anything they want to be. As teachers we encourage students to aspire to great heights. However, there is a serious problem with this type of advice o . . .

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One in four children 'has too little sleep'

We all know it is important to get enough sleep. Lack of sleep leaves us grumpy and reduces our productivity, and it leads to mistakes and accidents. So therefore this recent finding from the WHO on lack . . .

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