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Good school buidlings make for better students

But despite this positive effect, school buildings in Norway are in a state of disrepair.

Schools to blame for unmotivated students

Motivation is created by schools and is not something that a student either has or doesn't have,shows new research.

Bad air quality makes children perform worse in schools

School students fared better in tests after the classroom had been circulated with fresh air, shows new study.

Children can play their way to more learning in school

Learning by playing is the best way to fill young children with knowledge, says two Danish researchers.

Headmaster can halt bullying

Bullying is less of a problem in schools with principals or headmasters who have the confidence of their pupils and teachers. The head of the school can set the standard for acceptable behaviour.

Mobile phones as a social means of education

Mobile phones can be used in education just as computers can. They can for instance serve as social tools that pupils use to develop one another’s projects. Mobile phone games can also enhance learning.