London ranked top city for students NEU
The problem with Generation Y – Millenials NEU
University admissions: The art of the personal statement NEU
Babies remember their birth language NEU
Girl, 12, achieves maximum Mensa IQ test score of 162 NEU
Do you have a problem child? NEU
Breastfeeding ‘linked to higher IQ’ NEU
Regular naps are ‘key to learning’ NEU
UK ‘second best education in Europe’ NEU
Pupils ‘must look away to think’ NEU
Lack of sleep blights pupils’ education
Sleep deprivation is a significant hidden factor in the underachievement of school pupils, according to a global study NEU
Get outside and go wild, kids urged
Children are being urged to take back their “wild time” by playing outside more to regain a connection with nature. NEU
Exercise ‘boosts academic performance’ of teenagers
TED Sir Ken Robinson: Schools kill creativity
Rhythmic ability linked to language
Moving in time to a steady beat is closely linked to better language skills, research suggests.
Jamie Oliver’s TED Award speech: Poisoning your Kids.
Jamie expresses his wish to teach every child about food and fight obesity.
Children should be allowed to take risks and make their own mistakes.
Should parents drug babies on long flights?
Is the practice safe – or an abuse of parental power?
Does the “five-second rule” really exist?
Many parents think that if food has only been on the ground for a matter of seconds, then it is unlikely to have been badly contaminated.
Let children get bored, says expert.
Children should be allowed to get bored so they can develop their innate ability to be creative.
Babies can hear syllables in womb, says research.
Babies can decipher human speech as early as three months before birth, say scientists.
The babies who nap in sub-zero temperatures
Most parents “lie to their children”;
Most parents tells lies to their children as a tactic to change their behaviour, suggests a study of families in the United States and China.
England in maths global top 10.
Global school rankings for maths, science and reading.
Dads help babies behave better; Babies whose fathers engage positively with them when they are three months old behave better later in life, research suggests
Being bilingual ‘boosts brain power’:
Rich children are five months ahead:
Close-up: Japan’s amazing lunchboxes:
Summer-born struggle at school:
IQ ‘can change in teenage years’:
Healthy diet ‘boosts childhood IQ’:
Support your child‘s education:
School singing can boost children’s well-being:
Reading test for six-year-olds to include non-words:
Children ‘missing out on sleep’:
The words that could unlock your child:
Parents ‘wrongly blamed for speech problems’:
Speech problems ‘hamper children’s reading ability’:
Parents admit to ‘using TV as babysitter’:
Boys are more confident communicators, survey finds: