#Schools

  • Article: Technology Is Contributing to the UK's Mental Health Crisis in Schools, But Could It Also Help?
    Health

    Technology Is Contributing to the UK's Mental Health Crisis in Schools, But Could It Also Help?

    Aug. 15, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Technology seemingly traps young people in a cycle of worsening mental health. But could it help? Read more

  • Article: 55% of Britain's Teachers Think New A-Levels Are Harming Students' Mental Health
    Education

    55% of Britain's Teachers Think New A-Levels Are Harming Students' Mental Health

    By Helen Lock|Aug. 14, 2019

    There's more pressure from "high-stakes" exams, charities and teaching unions warn. Read more

  • Article: South Africa's Limpopo Province Pledges to Eradicate Pit Toilets From All Schools in a Year
    Education

    South Africa's Limpopo Province Pledges to Eradicate Pit Toilets From All Schools in a Year

    By Itumeleng Letsoalo|July 31, 2019

    National outrage was sparked against pit toilets after the deaths of several children. Read more

  • Article: This English Region Is Planning a World-First for Climate Change Teaching
    Education

    This English Region Is Planning a World-First for Climate Change Teaching

    By Imogen Calderwood|July 31, 2019

    Its new mayor, Jamie Driscoll, declared a climate emergency on his first day in office in May. Read more

  • Article: It’s Time to #TurnThePage: How You Can Help Promote a Culture of Reading in South Africa
    AdvocacyEducation

    It’s Time to #TurnThePage: How You Can Help Promote a Culture of Reading in South Africa

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|July 24, 2019

    An estimated 60% of South Africans live in households that don’t have a single book. Read more

  • Article: Boston Schools Will Offer Free Pads and Tampons This Fall
    Water & Sanitation

    Boston Schools Will Offer Free Pads and Tampons This Fall

    By Leah Rodriguez|June 18, 2019

    Mayor Martin J. Walsh is championing the program to keep students in class. Read more

  • Article: Schoolgirls in Wales Are Going to Get Free Period Products
    Water & Sanitation

    Schoolgirls in Wales Are Going to Get Free Period Products

    By Imogen Calderwood|April 15, 2019

    As many as 141,000 girls and young women will be impacted. Read more

  • Article: MPs Overwhelmingly Vote for LGBTQ+ Sex Education to Be Taught in UK Schools
    Girls & Women

    MPs Overwhelmingly Vote for LGBTQ+ Sex Education to Be Taught in UK Schools

    By James Hitchings-Hales|March 29, 2019

    It’s something pretty much everybody agreed on. Read more