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Parents make a big difference just by talking - BBC News

The OECD has produced an international study of well-being and how young people feel about their lives. The think tank's education director Andreas Schleicher explains how much positive impact can come from simple changes such as parents taking time ...and more »

Italian schoolkids make friends easily but suffer high anxiety - The Local Italy

Italy's schoolchildren get top marks for socializing but suffer from high levels of anxiety, according to an OECD survey investigating student wellbeing in the developed world. The most recent Pisa education rankings, released by the OECD on Wednesday, ...and more »

Kiwi students report second-highest rate of bullying in international study -

Fifteen-year-olds in New Zealand are reporting the second-highest rate of bullying out of 51 countries - a statistic the Children's Commissioner has blasted as "utterly unacceptable and deeply disturbing". The finding is included in the third volume of ...and more »

Irish teens find exams more stressful than international students - Irish Times

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Why French school pupils are among the happiest in the world - The Local France

France is known for a rigid schooling system, but French students may be happier than their foreign counterparts, according to a new study. French 15-year-olds ranked as the 6th most satisfied with their life among the 35 OECD (Organisation for ...and more »

Most teenagers happy with life, study finds - BBC News

Most 15-year-olds report being happy with their lives, an international study of students' well-being suggests. The report by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development found an average satisfaction score of 7.3 on a scale from nought ...and more »

More than one in six schoolkids get bullied in Sweden: study - The Local Sweden

More than a sixth of all Swedish 15-year-olds experience bullying at least a few times a month, according to an OECD survey investigating student wellbeing in the developed world. The OECD released the most recent volume of its major Pisa education ...and more »

OECD report highlights pressures felt by teenagers worldwide - ABC Online

Is your child's academic performance suffering? It might be worth checking in to see how they're coping with life's stresses. An international study has shown pressures at school and home are undermining teenagers' wellbeing and their performances at ...and more »

Report reveals how Irish teenagers feel and perform as compared to peers across the world - Irish Examiner

Irish teenagers are on average as happy with their lives as their counterparts in 72 OECD countries but schoolwork anxiety and bullying continue to arise as issues, according to a new report. The report goes on to show that teenagers who feel part of a ...and more »

NZ second-worst for schoolyard bullying - OECD report - Newshub

A new report into education shows New Zealand students have the second-highest rate of bullying in the OECD. The Pisa study shows more than a quarter of Kiwi students over the age of 15 report being bullied often every month. Only Latvia ranked higher.and more »