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Nice girls more likely to be good in studies

London, June 8 (ANI): Girls perform better than boys at school because they are nicer, says a study. For the study, researchers at Haifa University in Israel examined 52 students aged 14 and 15 to identify the link between achievement ... Read More »

School bans ‘hazardous’ swim goggles!

London, June 5 (ANI): A school has banned children from wearing goggles during swimming lessons – claiming they are hazardous. Teachers and governors at Ysgol Bryn Coch junior school, in Mold, north Wales, said claimed they are a “hazard and ... Read More »

Improved education may help reduce smoking in youngsters

Washington, May 13 (ANI): Improving education can significantly reduce incidence of smoking in youngsters, says a new study. The research team led by Christina Schnohr has shown that high-achieving schoolchildren, even from poor backgrounds, are less likely to smoke. “Above ... Read More »

Kate Winslet was nicknamed ‘Blubber’ in school

New York, Apr 30 (ANI): Oscar-winning actress Kate Winslet has revealed that she was nicknamed Blubber at school. While in an interview with Britain’s Marie Claire magazine, the star of “Revolutionary Road” opened up about her school and being accused ... Read More »

Oz school gets laughter consultants for teachers!

Melbourne, Apr 26 (ANI): A Queensland state school spent 1200 dollars teaching its teachers how to laugh. While other schools are following suit and have paid for laughter ‘consultants’, eighty-two staff members from Maleny State High School took part in ... Read More »

Why don’t students like school?

Washington, Apr 26 (ANI): Be it parents or teachers, all of them often ask one question-Why don’t students like school? Now, a psychologist has tried to answer the question in a new book. Aptly titled “Why Don’t Students like School?” ... Read More »