Bullying: Children point finger at adults

Image copyright Getty Images Children want adults to show each other more respect, with four out of 10 (41%) seeing grown-ups bullying each other in the past six months, a survey says. Research among 1,001 children aged 11 to 16 by the Anti-Bullying Alliance suggests worrying numbers of children see adults setting a bad example. […]

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Where do teachers get the most respect?

Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption The teaching profession has a high public status in China If teachers want to have high status they should work in classrooms in China, Malaysia or Taiwan, because an international survey suggests these are the countries where teaching is held in the highest public esteem. But their colleagues in Brazil, […]

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Children are being ‘datafied from birth’

Image copyright Getty Images The children’s commissioner for England is calling on internet giants and toy-makers to be more transparent about the data they are collecting on children. Today’s children are the first to be “datafied” from birth and little thought has been given to the consequences, a report for her says. Who Knows What […]

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‘Press reset’ to win back overseas students

Image copyright Getty Images Overseas student numbers are “flatlining” and the government must “press reset” to tempt them back, says a cross-party group of MPs and Lords. International students bring huge benefits, but restrictive policies mean they increasingly go to the US, Canada or Australia, says the report. A key recommendation is to remove students […]

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