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TikTok 'family safety mode' gives parents some app control

ChalkFace likes to report on efforts to make social media apps safer for children, so this article from the BBC caught our attention. TikTok is introducing a new "family safety mode" designed to give parents tigh . . .

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Powerful antibiotic discovered using machine learning for first time

Given the increased awareness and concern that the corona virus has given us in relation to the spread of harmful diseases, and as part of our ongoing effort to bring interesting articles to our readers about adva . . .

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Call to scrap 'elitist' Oxford application fee

Chalkface is all in favor of any efforts to make education more affordable for people, so this call from Oxford University academics has our full support. Academics at Oxford University want to scrap a £75 . . .

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How to provide structure at home so your child thrives during the school closures

It goes without saying that children need structure, and all families can benefit greatly one way or another once this is implemented at home — and this is more important than ever in Hong Kong during this p . . .

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Positive vibes during the coronavirus

Hong Kong and China are strong in so many ways, and will eventually bounce back, but it is a very stressful time for everyone. People have been advised to avoid crowds and schools are closed so children are findin . . .

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Three ways students can get the most from searching online

Renee Morrison, editor of the Australian education NGO “The Conversation,” provides three tips on how to maximize your online researching. Search for more than just isolated facts. Slow down to con . . .

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'I don't care if you even graduated high school' - Elon Musk.

Well know technologist and entrepreneur Elon Musk is not as concerned about academic credentials as most people would think. “A PhD is definitely not required. I don’t care if you even graduated high . . .

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Poorer health, long-term consequences

According to a new Australian study, teachers have identified one in five children as having emerging developmental needs when they first start schooling. This can translate to behavioural, emotional and cognitive . . .

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