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Pedagogy - Campus - 12.01.2021
Mothers, but not fathers, with multiple children report more fragmented sleep
Mothers with multiple children report more fragmented sleep than mothers of a single child, but the number of children in a family doesn't seem to affect the quality of sleep for fathers, according to a study from McGill University.

Economics / Business - Pedagogy - 05.01.2021
Poorest face dilemma in Africa's cities
Poorest face dilemma in Africa’s cities
A recent study in South Africa and Ghana shows people support government steps to combat Covid-19 but lack the infrastructure and financial security required to maintain social distancing.

Pedagogy - Health - 18.12.2020
Schools score solid marks for pandemic learning changes
The vast majority of Australians are satisfied with how educational institutions adapted learning and teaching during the COVID-19 pandemic, new analysis from The Australian National University (ANU) shows.

Religions - Pedagogy - 14.12.2020

Psychology - Pedagogy - 14.12.2020
Using play to “school” children's emotions
Using play to “school” children’s emotions
Pretend play promotes the development of socio-emotional competences in children aged five and six. Being socially and emotionally competent from an early age is likely to help children win acceptance by their peers, build better relationships with teachers, and facilitate academic learning.

Mathematics - Pedagogy - 08.12.2020
Pupils in England improving in maths but falling behind in science
Mathematics performance has significantly improved for year 5 pupils in England since 2015 but in year 9 science results have significantly declined, report UCL researchers who have analysed England's performance in the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study. The 2019 National Report for England, written by researchers from the UCL Institute of Education, was funded by the Department for Education.

Pedagogy - Social Sciences - 07.12.2020
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 disrupted learning, new research indicates.

Pedagogy - 07.12.2020

Pedagogy - Social Sciences - 03.12.2020
Study offers insight into how Latino families navigate childcare
For many families, finding childcare can feel like aligning several pieces of a complicated puzzle-pieces that include a sufficient supply of quality programs, affordability and scheduling.

Pedagogy - Social Sciences - 03.12.2020
Launch of free mobile app to support children on the autism spectrum with social situations
A new mobile app - Stories Online for Autism - co-developed by our Centre for Applied Autism Research and members of the autism community is launched today.

Campus - Pedagogy - 02.12.2020

Pedagogy - Social Sciences - 02.12.2020
New poll reveals more than 70% of parents in the UK have concerns over children’s increasing online exposure during the pandemic
A new poll conducted by the Jubilee Centre for Character and Virtues at the University of Birmingham has found that over 70% of parents worry about the risks as well as the physical and mental health

Pedagogy - 27.11.2020
Keeping sleeping babies safe
Is he a good sleeper? Does she sleep through the night yet? These are common questions new parents are asked about their babies.

Computer Science - Pedagogy - 25.11.2020

Pedagogy - 23.11.2020
Opinion: Marcus Rashford’s book club couldn’t come at a better time
The number of children reading every day for pleasure is at its lowest since monitoring began in 2005, meaning that Marcus Rashford's announcement that he is launching a book club is much needed, says Dr Melanie Ramdarshan Bold (UCL Information Studies).

Pedagogy - Psychology - 16.11.2020
Return to school sees improvement in children’s mental health
Mental health difficulties in children increased during the first national lockdown (between March and June 2020), but have decreased since.  The latest report from the Co-SPACE study highlights that for participating primary school aged children: Over the course of the first national lockdown (March - June 2020), behavioural and restless/attentional difficulties increased, while most children were not attending school.

Campus - Pedagogy - 15.11.2020

Campus - Pedagogy - 13.11.2020

Pedagogy - Campus - 09.11.2020

Pedagogy - Social Sciences - 05.11.2020
Walk the Talk: Salto - A Model for the Promotion of Health in Preschool
Walk the Talk: Salto - A Model for the Promotion of Health in Preschool
According to the WHO (2019), one in five children in Europe aged 0 to 14 have a body weight above the ageand sex-adjusted mean value.

Computer Science - Pedagogy - 03.11.2020
Using Machine Learning To Feed Families in Need
Community program delivers 6,000 monthly meals with assist from CMU In this monotonous COVID-19 world, a team of 22 Parkhurst Dining and Eat'n Park employees begin every Monday, Wednesday and Friday the same way.

Campus - Pedagogy - 03.11.2020

Campus - Pedagogy - 28.10.2020

Pedagogy - Social Sciences - 27.10.2020
A new math intervention helps narrow achievement gap among preschoolers
By the time they reach kindergarten, children from disadvantaged backgrounds may already be behind in math. But identifying which students need help-and in what areas-can be challenging for teachers, who often lack knowledge of each child's baseline skills. A new study from the University of Chicago offers a potential solution: By assessing a variety of specific skills one-on-one every 10 weeks, teachers can bring students up to speed more effectively-helping to reduce the achievement gap.

Campus - Pedagogy - 26.10.2020

Pedagogy - Social Sciences - 22.10.2020
Well informed, less involved
PISA study surveys youth on global and intercultural topics Germany's youth feel well informed about global issues such as poverty and climate change, feel qualified to judge such topics and they also indicate respect for people from other cultures.

Pedagogy - Psychology - 16.10.2020
Opinion: Developmental language disorder - what you need to know
In honour of DLD Awareness Day, Professor Courtenay Norbury (UCL Psychology & Language Sciences) and her colleague explain the challenges facing children with developmental language disorder and calls for teachers and schools to use more techniques to help pupils.

Social Sciences - Pedagogy - 16.10.2020

Pedagogy - Social Sciences - 12.10.2020
Virtual 'tantrum tool' helps parents manage meltdowns
Virtual ’tantrum tool’ helps parents manage meltdowns
A year and a half ago, when researchers at the  Yale Child Study Center  (CSC) began developing a virtual program to train parents how to manage children's tantrums, they had no idea just how popular telehealth treatments would become in the face of a looming pandemic.