CORPORAL PUNISHMENT

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 […]

via Samoa votes against reintroducing corporal punishment in schools — World Education Blog

CLIMATE CHANGE IN CURRICULUM

At the end of last month, the Chilean president, Michelle Bachelet, said that climate change would become an obligatory subject for students to learn in the third and fourth grades of secondary school in history and science classes. The President said, while making the announcement: “We are confident of the effects that this policy can […]

via Good news: Chile is going to cover climate change in its curriculum — World Education Blog