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The internet must be made safe for children

AN UNREGULATED digital environment is causing moral decay. The various harms that are being caused are deep-seated, corrosive, and pervasive. Many young people report that their first knowledge of sex comes from the internet. They gamble online. An alarming increase in mental-health issues among children is linked to bullying, which is magnified on the internet. If most images of the ... Read More »

Turkish impoverished children have inability to receive pre-school education: OECD

Children in Turkey have inadequate access to pre-school education, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has stated in a new report on inequality in education. The “Education Opportunities for Everyone” report cited Turkey alongside Ireland, Chile and Poland as lagging behind in access to pre-school education for poor children. The OECD made three suggestions that aim to reduce ... Read More »

Ritinjali has educated 1,200 slum children and helped hundreds of youth find employment

Since 1995, Ritinjali has been providing education to marginalised communities to nurture the youth into responsible, sensitive citizens.  Students at the learning centre More often than not, it is children who are already disadvantaged due to poverty, alleged involvement in crime, physical and mental disability, and gendered and sexual discrimination, who are thrown into perpetuating cycles of wrong and social ... Read More »

Left-handed children ‘penalised’ by lack of support in UK schools

Experts say left-handed pupils should receive specific teaching to meet their needs. Photograph: Image Source Pink/Alamy Children are still “penalised” for being left-handed with ministers lacking the information to understand the scale of the problem, education campaigners have warned. It is also feared a disproportionate number of prisoners are left-handed, with calls to research whether classroom struggles trigger a “downward ... Read More »

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Over three lakh school children in Kerala will soon come under the ICT Club, the largest students’ IT network in the country. The programme would be implemented in state run schools and a committee would be set-up with the headmaster as convener to coordinate the school level activities of the programme. Representative Image RELATED STORIES Tripura to provide home-based formal ... Read More »

Excess saffronisation of education might not be ideal for children

The RSS has endorsed re-writing textbooks and upholding Sanskrit, citing the importance of science, atomic concepts and plastic surgery in ancient India practiced by the Hindu geniuses. RSS RELATED STORIES First online ‘MOOC’ course to be launched at Oxford University Shortage of teachers in Madhya Pradesh Class 12 Assam boy gets felicitated by President Pranab Mukherjee for ‘Exceptional Achievement’ IIM ... Read More »

UN releases shocking education report of refugees: Over 3.7 million children have no access to schools

Education is one of the main basic human rights and every individual is entitled to be educated. What is education? “Education transforms lives and is at the heart of UNESCO’s mission to build peace, eradicate poverty and drive sustainable development, ” says the website They also mention that education is a human right for all throughout life and that access ... Read More »

Mobile-app game to raise funds for slum children

In a great noble gesture to humanity, a 17-year-old-boy from Gurgaon developed a mobile app games to raise funds to provide education for the poor children dwelling in the slum areas. The developer, Ranvijay Singh, is a commerce student of Suncity School in Gurgaon. How did Singh come up with the idea? “While travelling to the school every day, I ... Read More »

Technology helps bring back muslim children to madrassas

Technology is playing a pivotal role in preventing high dropouts and absenteeism observed in various madrassas across West Bengal. Abdul Lashkar, a class-9 student, visited the new computer lab in Dar-Un-Neda Siddiquia Madrassa in Hooghly district after his science class to look up on food habits of Prophet Muhammad on the internet. With the help of his classmates, he then ... Read More »

Fountain of children? nutritional complement may additionally save you and reverse excessive damage to getting older mind, research indicates

A nutritional complement containing a blend of thirty nutrients and minerals — all herbal componentsextensively to be had in health meals shops — has shown fantastic anti-ageing properties that couldprevent or even opposite huge mind mobile loss, consistent with new studies from McMasteruniversity. it’s a combination scientists accept as true with may want to one day sluggish the progress of ... Read More »