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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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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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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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New Zealand schools to teach students about climate crisis, activism and 'eco anxiety'

Climate change has been a big item in the news recently. The bush fires in Australia, unusual weather events elsewhere around the globe, and the youth movement led by Greta Thunberg was quite prominent in 201 . . .

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Lancaster teacher up for Music Educator Grammy

On Friday afternoons in the heart of Buffalo’s immigrant community, at a time when most kids high-five and welcome the weekend, Lancaster Central High School teacher Lynne T. Ruda and a small band of her stu . . .

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How This Former Elementary School Art Teacher Launched A Multimillion-Dollar Startup

Patty Palmer, Co-Founder and CEO of Deep Space Sparkle (DSS) has proven that the “find your passion” cliché still has merit. DSS, founded in 2008, is an online resource for art teachers an . . .

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Investment rate of return by level of education

Here is some food for thought — Business Insider magazine published an article with statistics to provide the investment rate of return by level of Education. To no one’s surprise, the higher the degre . . .

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Should sports should be made compulsory in school?

Recently, a congressman in Lok Sabha, India, made a comment that sports should be made compulsory in school education. Underlining that there is a need to develop a culture of physical fitness, he stated the lack . . .

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