News tagged with school children

Violence by teachers almost halved in primary schools

An innovative programme of activities used in Ugandan primary schools has succeeded in reducing violence by teachers against children by 42%, according to new research published in The Lancet Global Health. The st ...

Jun 15, 2015
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Footpaths and parks support active school commute

While it probably won't make the idea of attending school more appealing social scientists say different infrastructure and behaviour change programs are key to encouraging young people to take a more active ...

May 29, 2015
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Lack of vitamin B12 can cause trouble in school

Vitamin B12 deficiency in elementary school children from Bogotá, Colombia, was strongly associated with the students having to repeat a grade and with their number of school absences, researchers from the ...

May 15, 2015
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