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Skin a potential student stress detector

Human skin is a multi-tasker. Obviously it contains our internal organs, but it also wards off bacteria, moisture and the sun; regulates temperature; produces hormones; stores bodily substances; and indicates medical conditions. Now, it can potentially add another role to its arsenal: ...

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Opinion: the pressure-cooker lives of Singapore’s teachers

Twelve-hour days and big classes are realities that Singapore's teachers face daily. Such conditions create stressful work environments which impede their capacity to live up to their global reputation for teaching excellence. They are usually too exhausted to be the classroom innovators they ...

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Addressing burnout in teachers

As pressure on teachers increases, the shift is visible in their declining health and the prevalence of burnout, experts say. To curb the issue of teacher burnout - and increase the likelihood of graduates staying in their jobs - Springfox ...

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