In Ethiopia, schools still lack basic means to contain COVID-19, as pupils return after months of interrupted learning

Many schools in Ethiopia lack the hygiene facilities and infrastructure to control COVID-19 effectively, as they reopen for the first time after months of

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Dec. 7, 2020 ~7 min

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First Master’s programme on managing the risks of AI launched by Cambridge

The UK’s first Master’s degree in one of the biggest issues of modern times, the responsible use of artificial intelligence (AI), is being launched by the

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Dec. 7, 2020 ~6 min

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‘Spill-over’ effects show hidden value of prioritising education of poorest children and marginalised girls

International development projects that target the education of the world’s very poorest children and marginalised girls also significantly improve other young

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Nov. 20, 2020 ~7 min

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Tackling COVID-19: Professor Sarah-Jayne Blakemore

Her plans to study the effects of social isolation on adolescents have become particularly pertinent this year. Sarah-Jayne Blakemore is a cognitive

Cambridge University News • cambridge
Oct. 22, 2020 ~5 min

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New partnership to provide expertise on global education reform

A new Cambridge Partnership for Education will help governments and organisations across the world reimagine public education systems for the future.

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Oct. 6, 2020 ~5 min

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Children use make-believe aggression and violence to manage bad-tempered peers

Children are more likely to introduce violent themes into their pretend play, such as imaginary fighting or killing, if they are with playmates whom peers

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Oct. 6, 2020 ~6 min

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Opening schools – and keeping them open – should be prioritised by Government, report says

Keeping schools open from September should be a Government priority as it manages the COVID-19 pandemic, while closures could have severe social and economic

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July 24, 2020 ~5 min

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Socio-economic status predicts UK boys’ development of essential thinking skills

A comparison of children in Hong Kong, mainland China and the UK has found that British boys’ development of key thinking skills, known as ‘executive

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July 21, 2020 ~7 min

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Mixed early progress highlights need for sustained support for pupils with English as an additional language

Newly-arrived pupils who speak English as an additional language (EAL) often make ‘mixed’ linguistic and academic progress during their first years in British

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July 16, 2020 ~6 min

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Playtime with dad may improve children’s self-control

Children whose fathers make time to play with them from a very young age may find it easier to control their behaviour and emotions as they grow up, research

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June 30, 2020 ~5 min

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