New research from the Murdoch Children's Research Institute (MCRI) has found having a group of friends – rather than a best friend – could help to protect children's mental and emotional wellbeing in the face of bullying.
Children without any parent at home score much lower on primary school exams than children with one or both parents, which can hinder future prospects.
All schools in Tehran will remain closed on Tuesday because of dangerously high levels of air pollution blanketing the Iranian capital, authorities said.
Primary schools will be closed on Monday in Tehran as thick fog caused by pollution smothers the Iranian capital and most of the surrounding province, local authorities said.
Delhi authorities ordered all schools to shut on Wednesday after choking smog descended on north India and Pakistan, with pollution levels in the city 40 times the World Health Organization's safe limit.
A public health emergency was declared as choking smog blanketed New Delhi on Tuesday, with authorities ordering the temporary closure of all primary schools in the world's most polluted capital city.
On a recent holiday to Greece, my 30-year-old daughter took a trip down memory lane and visited her old primary school. She posted a photo to Instagram captioned:
An education researcher at the University of Reading has led a new project exploring the effectiveness of using imaginative storytelling to boost maths performance of primary school children.
Opportunities to narrow the achievement gap between looked after children (children in care) and their peers are being missed because too many of them do not receive good quality early education places, says research funded ...
One in two primary school principals in Ireland have dealt with homophobic bullying according to new research carried out by the National Anti-Bullying Research and Resource Centre (ABC) at Dublin City University.