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Homework scrapped at 250 UAE schools

Students at more than 250 government-run schools in the United Arab Emirates are officially done with homework. The National newspaper reports that the Education Ministry is abolishing homework in public schools in the emirates of Dubai and Abu Dhabi to ...

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Emotionally intelligent students have a leg up on peers

The smart, dedicated student might be not get the high marks of the smart, dedicated and emotionally intelligent student, new research suggests. Published in the journal Psychological Bulletin, the study showed that school and university students with higher emotional intelligence tend to ...

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Teachers’ understanding of ADHD patchy

Evidence shows that ADHD is a neurodevelopmental disability and its symptoms shouldn’t be simply put down as bad behaviour. That’s something Associate Professor Helen Boon from James Cook University wants cleared up in schools. Boon said there was still some ...

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