Samoa votes against reintroducing corporal punishment in schools

Corporal punishment was only banned in Samoan schools in 2013. Four years later, however, the issue was once again up for debate. Thankfully, a matter of days ago, Cabinet decided to uphold the ban. Amongst those who have questioned whether the ban on corporal punishment is correct was a leading education official who worried that the…

Promoting literacy in a multilingual society

By Paula Korsnakova, Senior Research and Liaison Advisor, IEA Reflecting on the results of providing instruction in a language other than the one spoken at home Did you know that apparently 66% of children in the world are raised to speak more than one language? Countries where more than one language is commonly spoken have…

The Magical World Inside Your Recycling Bin

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Study Finds that Green Spaces Make Kids Smarter

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The Best Car Purchase to Help the Environment?

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Conserving Nature Keeps People Healthier

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