Job cuts to come as Ford government makes changes to the Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinPrint Post Views: 0 Jobs will be cut under changes the Ford government has made to Ontario’s child advocate office, staff learned Thursday as the province faced more criticism of its overhaul of autism services. Staff at the office of the Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth — which will be shut down this […]

More children around the world are being taught in English, often badly

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinPrint Post Views: 0 “ROLY POLY right, right, right. Roly poly left, left, left,” sings a class of five-year-olds at a government primary school on the outskirts of Lucknow, a city in India’s Hindi-speaking heartland. This English-medium school, one of seven that opened last year among the 215 government schools in the Sarojini Nagar […]

Nearly two-thirds of American children live in asset poverty, new study shows

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinPrint Post Views: 0 CORVALLIS, Ore. – More than 63 percent of American children and 55 percent of Americans live in “asset” poverty, meaning they have few or no assets to rely on in the event of a financial shock such as a job loss, a medical crisis or the recent federal government shutdown, […]

International Mother Language Day: Why children need more books in their mother tongue

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinPrint Post Views: 0 Children need more access to books written in their mother tongue (Source: Getty Images) Even as parents and schools focus on teaching English language to children today, many of them are gradually losing touch with their respective mother tongue. India has an abundance of native languages, around 780, as per […]

Rs 2.5 mn, house, job for children of slain Kerala trooper

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinPrint Post Views: 0 Pulwama attack Thiruvananthapuram: A cash compensation of Rs 2.5 million, a brand new house, a permanent government job and free education for the two children of CRPF havaldar V.V. Vasanth Kumar were announced on Tuesday after the trooper was killed in the February 14 Pulwama terror attack. Kerala Chief Minister […]