OPINION | Draft New Education Policy’ Bizarre Proposal: Parents to be Regulators of India’s Private Schools?

The draft New Education Policy 2019 includes some long-awaited shifts in the education sector like the inclusion of both early childhood education and secondary education of the Right to Education Act, doubling the budget allocation for education, strengthening decentralised mechanisms of teacher management and support, expansion of school nutrition programme […]

Dear parents, take note. Children who snore are likelier to grow up into obese adults

If your child snores, don’t ignore it. It could lead to some serious health trouble later in life. A team of researchers has shed some light on the vicious cycle of childhood obesity and snoring. Scientists at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) looked at the relationships among maternal snoring, […]

Parents, here are some effective techniques to ease your child’s vaccination pain

The pain of jabs can sometimes be a barrier to getting kids vaccinated, but according to a recent study, the pokes don’t have to be so petrifying, and parents can actually play a big role in soothing the sting. The research from York University’s OUCH Cohort at the Faculty of […]

GAUTENG EDUCATION MEC WARNS PARENTS OVER SCHOOL PLACEMENTS

FILE: Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi (centre) briefs media on his department’s readiness for the 2017 academic year. Picture: Twitter/@EducationGP. Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi MEC Panyaza Lesufi Email Print Katleho Sekhotho | about 7 hours ago JOHANNESBURG – The Gauteng Education Department says it has drastically reduced the number of learners […]