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The trials of being a smart student

Smart pupils risk being perceived as annoying by both teachers and peers: Study.

Sex education is failing young people

A new study of sex education around the world shows that teenagers feel embarrassed, teachers are ill-prepared, and the course content is outdated and stereotyped.

Finland’s school reforms won’t scrap subjects altogether

OPINION: Despite the reforms, Finnish schools will continue to teach mathematics, history, arts, music and other subjects in the future.

New book shows you how to work creatively

Come 'Behind the Scenes of Artistic Creativity' when scientists interview 22 artists on what makes them creative.

Why Finland and Norway still shun university tuition fees – even for international students

OPINION: A high level of education is beneficial for all of society, so individual human beings should not have to pay for it, argues Professor Jussi Välimaa.

High school students say internet is bad for education

Researchers find that most high school students feel that access to the internet during classes spoils the lessons.

Teenage girls watch porn too

Girls appreciate porn just as much as boys do, a new Swedish study indicates.

High schoolers get to mingle with world-leading researchers

High school students will play an important role at the EuroScience Open Forum's science conference in Copenhagen on 21-26 June. Their tasks are to engage themselves in the latest scientific discoveries and keep the science debate alive.

Pupils stressed out from school computers

Merely investing in school computers without a strategy is counter-productive, suggests Swedish research. Pupils struggle with finding reliable information online.

Concerns that methadone children may have problems at school

Children prenatally exposed to methadone or Subutex are prone to developing cognitive difficulties. The children need close follow-up after they begin school.