Stay in touch with your emotions to reduce pandemic-induced stress

Everybody, it seems, is stressed out to some degree by the coronavirus pandemic. It may be anguish over the sickness or death of a friend or family member. It may be anxiety over a job that has been…

News

Music improves social communication in autistic children

Engaging in musical activities such as singing and playing instruments in one-on-one therapy can improve autistic children's social communication skills,…

Gender inequality could be driving the deaths of girls under 5

Levels of gender inequality across the world are associated with disproportionate death rates among girls under five years old, according…

Children with autism, developmental delays nearly 50% more likely to be overweight

A new study by researchers at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), the University of Pennsylvania and six other centres reveals…

UKEd Leadership

Highlighting women’s achievements makes them want to be the boss

Highlighting female achievements in the workplace makes capable women significantly more likely to want to be the boss, a study shows. Public feedback…

Want to become an expert? Here’s the 5 things you need…

Becoming an expert in any field takes time and dedication, and many people think they have a good amount of knowledge to be…

Health

Stay in touch with your emotions to reduce pandemic-induced stress

Everybody, it seems, is stressed out to some degree by the coronavirus pandemic. It may be anguish over the sickness or death of…

Teens diagnosed with depression show reduction in educational achievement

Teenagers who receive a depression diagnosis during their school career show a substantial decline in attainment in Year 11, new King's College London…

Research

A window into adolescence

As any parent will tell you, no two children behave…

How students learn from their mistakes

An fMRI-based study of error-monitoring shows that students who are…

Schooling is critical for cognitive health throughout life

Investing time in education in childhood and early adulthood expands…

Health & Wellbeing

Stay in touch with your emotions to reduce pandemic-induced stress

Everybody, it seems, is stressed out to some degree by the coronavirus pandemic. It may…

Teens diagnosed with depression show reduction in educational achievement

Teenagers who receive a depression diagnosis during their school career show a substantial decline in…

Childhood connection to nature has many benefits but is not universally positive

The review, published in the British Ecological Society Journal People and Nature, is the first to…

Gadgets & EdTech

Laser targeted reading intervention programme launched to help schools support pupils’ learning recovery

As teachers return to class, the need to identify and address any reading issues will be a priority. With this…

Kaligo launches Cloud version to help provide seamless school to home learning to support the recovery curriculum

Kaligo has further developed their handwriting EdTech for the cloud, which will help foster a love of handwriting both at…

Tracking pupil eye movements to help aid the transition between primary and secondary schools

Lexplore Analytics has released a secondary school version of their innovative eye-tracking assessment to offer schools an objective insight into…

Features

Make a Dementor From Harry Potter

We really struggled to agree on what category to file this resource feature under, so…

Entertainment

In fiction, young people choose traditional love and gender stereotypes

Fictional television series can have an influence on the construction of young people's identities and values. In relation to the depiction of…

Politics

Poorest areas in England infested with Fast Food outlets

New figures from Public Health England (PHE) reveal England’s poorest areas are fast food hotspots, with 5 times more outlets found in…