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‘Working-class children get less of everything in education – including respect’

When Diane Reay, Cambridge University professor of education, started researching her book about working class children’s experiences of education, she had no idea just how much inequality she would uncover in state schools today. “The most important thing I found out was that we are still educating different social classes for different functions in society.” She expected to find the ... Read More »

Special needs education: giving children every chance

Photograph: Dave Thompson/PA Wire or decades, Government policy towards children with special needs was one of denial and neglect. There was little policy or legislation. Most education was carried out by religious orders. Even as late as the 1990s, the State argued that certain groups of children with intellectual disabilities were “ineducable”. Thankfully, much has changed since. A series of ... Read More »

Lego Life Is a Social Network for Children to Create, Share, and Discover Lego Builds

Lego Life Is a Social Network for Children to Create, Share, and Discover Lego Builds HIGHLIGHTS Lego Life is available on Android and iOS The app is meant for children aged 13 or below It hasn’t yet released in India Lego, the toy company known for making plastic bricks for children to connect, assemble, and construct all sorts of things, ... Read More »

Ensuring Education for All Children

For most children, school is their home away from home. There they form friendships, socialize, grow, and learn.  Children and their families rely on teachers, principals, and other school staff to nurture and protect them when away from home.  And families and educators have a shared responsibility to work together and ensure that schools are safe environments for all, including ... Read More »

Social media terms and conditions ‘incomprehensible’ to children

Image Caption:Teenagers are spending more time than ever on social media By Tom Cheshire, Technology Correspondent “Incomprehensible” terms and conditions of social networks mean children have little idea what they are signing up to, the Children’s Commissioner has warned. As she publishes a year-long study into children and the internet, Anne Longfield said youngsters were left to “fend for themselves in ... Read More »

Spotlight: Kidcreate Studios Promotes Art Education for Young Children

For parents who want to encourage a love of art for their kids, the art programs at most schools might not be enough. But that’s where businesses like Kidcreate Studios come in. The business was born out of a desire to provide more art education and programs for kids. You can read more about the company and its story below ... Read More »

Second Parent-Teacher Meeting Successful, Helps Parents Understand Children, Says Manish Sisodia

Second Parent-Teacher Meeting Successful, Helps Parents Understand Children, Says Manish Sisodia “PTM has become a medium to establish communication between teacher, parents,” said Manish Sisodia. NEW DELHI: Delhi Education Minister Manish Sisodia on Saturday declared the second mega parent-teacher meeting (PTM) in the government-run schools as successful and said the meeting helps parents to understand the quality of their children. ... Read More »

Over 20 Million Indian Children Have No Access To Pre-School: UN Report

According to the government’s National Survey for Estimation of Out-of-School Children conducted in 2014, more than 60 per cent of children dropped out before completing class 3. (File photo) NEW DELHI:  HIGHLIGHTS Lack of access to pre-schools impacts learning capabilities: UNICEF Over 60% kids dropped out of school before completing grade 3: UNICEF Maternal educational also contributes to child’s chances ... Read More »

World Must Focus On Poorest Children: UNICEF

69 million children under five will die from preventable causes and 167 million will suffer poverty over the next 15 years. (File Photo) UNITED NATIONS, UNITED STATES:  The world must focus more on helping the poorest children to build on progress achieved in health and education over the past 25 years, UNICEF said today. In its annual “State of the ... Read More »

How Rajasthan’s trying to hold Its children In faculty

Jeeja (L), 14, poses along with her widowed mother outdoor their home in Charwara village in Rajasthan. (Reuters photo) UNGARPUR, INDIA: at the dust floor of a hut in Rajasthan’s Dungarpur district, seven girls and a personsit in a circle round 3 community employees. one of the community people, marker in hand, asks why their kids or grandchildren don’t cross ... Read More »