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Medical education not covering basics of nutrition

Although diet plays an outsize role in health and wellness and can be crucial to managing many common chronic conditions, medical schools tend not to devote much time to teaching future doctors about nutrition, ba . . .

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School bans parents from using phones in playground to stop them ignoring their children

Chalkface has many articles recently on different schools and countries education authorities trying to deal with mobile phones usage in schools.  Here is a school that has banned mobile phone use by parents . . .

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AI to have large impact on rate of innovation in Asia universities

Microsoft Asia and IDC Asia/Pacific recently released findings specific to the education sector where it found that Artificial Intelligence (AI) will help double the rate of innovation improvements for higher educ . . .

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The biggest conundrums in higher ed

Morgan State University President David Wilson discusses why now is the time to tackle some of the major issues in higher education. Here is a transcript where David talks about why this is a pivotal time to . . .

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Literacy efforts around the world

This is a very interesting article although the issues can be separated into literacy and its importance and literacy in English. The figures regarding how literacy (in your mother tongue) can affect your life is . . .

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A review of social media vs. relationships

Contrary to popular belief, a well-balanced lifestyle may have a bigger effect than social media on teenage girls’ mental well health. Healthy relationships and enough sleep look to be bigger factors that im . . .

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Scotland becomes first UK country to ban smacking

Scotland has become the first country in the UK to make it a criminal offence for parents to smack their children. The move will give children in Scotland the same protection from assault as adults when it co . . .

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Progress report on harassment

Statistics show that steps that have been taken to combat sexual abuse and gender-related violence have gone down since a taskforce was set up in 2016. However, there is still much work to be done to address haras . . .

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