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The trials of being a smart student

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

Teaching students to go easier on themselves

A two-week long course on self-compassion made university students less depressed and improved their mental health.

Lost faith in democracy? Blame the teacher!

Students who feel they are treated unfairly by their teachers lose faith in democracy, according to Swedish findings.

Faulty focus in school field trips

Fieldwork is supposed to help pupils learn to put their earth sciences theories into practice. Why then, do high school students struggle with practical tasks that primary school kids manage fine?

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.