South Korea teachers, parents protest plan to lower school entry age to 5
The education ministry says it will lower the age in stages, beginning as early as 2025, if it gains consensus public support.
Shanghai defends policy of separating Covid-positive kids from parents
Under China's unbending virus controls, anyone found positive must be isolated from non-infected people.
Hong Kong parents decry child separations during virus surge
The densely populated metropolis is in the throes of its worst-ever Covid wave, registering thousands of cases every day as hospitals and isolation units run out of space.
Keeping up with the lingo to safeguard children online
With children spending greater amounts of time online, especially in the age of the pandemic, parents will need to keep abreast of terminology that could raise red flags.
Over 4,000 students lost parents to Covid-19
Rina Harun says 154 have been left completely orphaned through the deaths of both father and mother.
‘Spare the rod and spoil the child’ the wrong approach to problem students, experts say
They recommend getting to the root cause of problematic behaviour among students instead of imposing harsher punishments.
When school SOPs are breached – but not just by students
Some students are finding it difficult to comply with health SOPs, but they are far from being the only ones.
Unemployed but working 24 hours a day, the new norm for mums
Parental stress and maternal burnout lurk around the corner as mothers struggle to balance family, work and chores with little or no time at all for personal activities.