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Should Meditation Be Included In the Education of Our Youth? (Study)

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At first glance, Quiet Time – a stress reduction meditation strategy used in several San Francisco middle and high schools, – looks like something out of the om-chanting 1960s. Twice daily, a gong sounds in the classroom and rowdy adolescents, who normally can’t sit still for 10 seconds, shut their eyes and try to clear their minds. The practice of meditation in schools deserves serious attention from parents and policymakers. An impressive array of studies shows that integrating meditation into a school’s daily routine can markedly improve the lives of students. If San Francisco schools Superintendent Richard Carranza has his way, Quiet Time could well spread citywide. Read more:...

What can state schools learn from Eton?

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Amanda Wray has spent two years collaborating with top private schools, developing strategies to help pupils in state schools excel. I thought we all knew why independent school students do better than those in the state sector. They have more money, more funding and better resources and they don’t have the more challenging students we get in the state sector. Read more:...

Transylvania College students

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Transylvania College students from Grade 2 / Year 3 up to high school proved once again that they can have entrepreneur’s qualities being able to understand in the same time the value of charity! After selling toys, books, and handcrafts done by themselves they donate half of their earnings to our school’s chosen project Make a Wish and help children with sever illness. Read more:...

Looking into the future!

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World leaders pledged more than $2 billion to improve the health and well-being of women and girls around the world last month. Women’s and girls’ empowerment is no longer on the global agenda — it is the global agenda. Read more:...

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