Mosquitoes, the deadly transmitted virus that affects the brain: the symptoms

Mosquitoes, the deadly virus transmitted by the bite that affects the brain... This is the alarm raised by the Florida State Department of Health in the United States. A virus transmitted by mosquitoes that causes...
gas malta

Check your gas cylinder frequently!

Lately on our tiny island there has been one too many incidents concerning gas cylinders. Am one to hate these with a passion, and have opted not to have any at home. However my...
Teacher teaching

Are we about to employ foreign teachers ‘out of desperation’?

It looks like the government is being forced to employ foreign teachers the face of a growing recruitment and retention crisis, but not for the benefits they bring to the classroom. Some might say that...

The four-and-a-half-day school week

BBC reports how a number of UK schools have taken the decision to move to a shorter working week because of funding shortages - and nowhere more so, it would appear, than in Birmingham. More...
Mischief

Educating with screams is useless. Being heard is not easy, but anger is useless!

It's difficult, or maybe even impossible, to find a parent who has never shouted at the top of their lungs with their child. Something almost natural, especially in the face of exhaustion that can come when...

Choking hazards for children

From the time your child starts picking up things with her fingers until the age of 4 or 5, you'll need to be vigilant about choking hazards. Children under 4 are the most likely to...
687010732

WATCH: The hot issue of PSCD lessons in state schools

A video has been making its round on Facebook, where a concerned mother complains about what children are being taught during PSCD lessons, to the extent of calling them 'diabolic'. For us who do not...
teacher burnout

Four out of 10 teachers plan to quit

Where do you see yourself in five years' time? No longer working in education, 40% of UK teachers surveyed by a teachers' union replied. And something tells us it is basically the same here...
DRIVING IN FLIP FLOPS

UK: driving in flip flops could land you a £5,000 fine, 9 penalty points...

Have they gone too far or is it really a safety hazard to drive wearing flip flops? We all have done it, and maybe some of us still do... with the summer heat approaching,...

First aid for choking and CPR: An illustrated guide and video for children 12...

We all hope we'll never be put in the position of having to save a child's life, but it could happen. Children test their physical limits and get caught in all kinds of dangerous...

Social Media

1,503FansLike
148FollowersFollow
32FollowersFollow
16FollowersFollow