The issues presented in a criminal prosecution might be rather complex at times. When your case becomes complicated, you may need to hire an expert. An expert can assist the judge or jury in interpreting and comprehending the significance of particular evidence that may be important to your case. Expert witnesses are not always permitted […] … learn more→
Monthly Archives: September 2022
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How do Schools ensure the safety of their students?
With the global pandemic seemingly ending after wreaking havoc for two years and with the Uvalde shooting reminding us that school shootings still happen; many parents rightfully worry about the safety of their schoolchildren. In today’s article, we’ll be taking a deep dive to explore exactly what schools do to improve their safety standards and […] … learn more→
National education: what is the college sick of?
Since the creation of the “single college” in 1975, the college has regularly appeared as the “missing link” of the education system. Although it has been off the political and media radar for the past five years, the new Minister of National Education, Pap Ndiaye, has just brought it back to the fore, declaring in an interview with Midi […] … learn more→
Homework: what for?
Many teachers and families consider that the school tasks that are prescribed to be done at home serve to consolidate knowledge and review what has been worked on in the classroom. But in reality, well-planned homework contributes to achieving core objectives of the current curriculum of our educational system, beyond the consolidation or review of what is […] … learn more→
‘Dark data’ is killing the planet – we need digital decarbonisation
More than half of the digital data firms generate is collected, processed and stored for single-use purposes. Often, it is never re-used. This could be your multiple near-identical images held on Google Photos or iCloud, a business’s outdated spreadsheets that will never be used again, or data from internet of things sensors that have no purpose. […] … learn more→
With the outdoor class, the school changes its outlook on environmental issues
And if we had class outside? In the aftermath of the first confinement, as part of the fight against the Covid-19 epidemic, this proposal was followed by many teachers. Researchers and education staff have taken turns in the media to highlight the benefits of this method of teaching, both in terms of health and for the health of children who […] … learn more→
Has the pandemic changed our personalities? New research suggests we’re less open, agreeable and conscientious
For many of us, some personality traits stay the same throughout our lives while others change only gradually. However, evidence shows that significant events in our personal lives which induce severe stress or trauma can be associated with more rapid changes in our personalities. A new study, published in PLOS ONE, suggests the COVID pandemic has indeed triggered much greater shifts […] … learn more→
Preparing for exam season: 10 practical insights from psychology to help teens get through
Exam season is fast approaching for many senior students in New Zealand and Australia. At the best of times, adolescents may struggle with ambition and drive, let alone after two-and-a-half years of COVID-induced disruption and uncertainty. But parents can still nurture their teens’ motivation to do what they need to do. Behind the scenes, the adolescent period […] … learn more→
Child marriage comes with a heavy cost for young girls in Africa – but there’s one clear way out
650 million women and girls alive today were married before their 18th birthday. That’s one of the startling figures contained in a 2021 UNICEF report about child marriage. Africa’s sub-Saharan region is home to nine of the ten countries with the highest rates of child marriage in the world. Ingrained traditions and cultural practices typically entrench such early marriages. […] … learn more→
Why does the protagonist of Stranger Things float? A sequence of the series teaches us physics and chemistry
Cinema is a great base of scientific information and can be used as a teaching resource to increase students’ motivation for science. The sensory impact of moving images usually exceeds that produced by static photographs, which leads to better memory and association reinforcement. But care must be taken, since its playful nature can make it […] … learn more→