Author: Editor

From the editorial team at The Education Wire.

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From as young as 4, children see males as more powerful than females

Results show that children have early sensitivity to a gender hierarchy.

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.

Study shows teenage girls far more likely to self-harm

Girls shown as the new ‘high-risk’ group – sexism and poverty are linked to poor mental health and wellbeing among 14-year-old girls

There is no ‘I’ in team—or is there?

There is no ‘I’ in Team—as the saying goes. But new research suggests it is.

Teens must ‘get smart’ about social media

New research indicates that social media is leading young adolescent girls and boys down a.

Majority of adolescents worldwide are not sufficiently physically active, putting their current and future health at risk

Globally, in 2016, 81% of 11- to 17-year-old school students did not reach WHO recommendations to do an hour of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity every day

Teenagers less likely to respond to mothers with controlling tone of voice

Cardiff University study showed adolescents were less likely to want to engage with schoolwork when mothers spoke with a pressurising tone

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

Scandinavian psychologists identify five key characteristics required to become an expert in any given field.

Giving people a ‘digital identity’ could leave them vulnerable to discrimination

Researchers at University of Exeter raise concerns that digital identity technology could also lead to indirect discrimination.

Highlights from MGF 2019

Highlights and observations from Moscow Global Forum – City of Education – 2019