'Worrisome' gender gap found as report shows UK pupils among world's least happy - Belfast Telegraph

UK teenagers are less happy with their lives than those in many other nations, with girls much less satisfied than their male classmates, an international report has found. It reveals that the nation is lagging behind other countries including the US ...

OECD: How happy are Luxembourg teenagers? - Luxemburger Wort - English Edition

Backgrounds contribute to Luxembourg teenagers' happiness and more boys are "very satisfied" with their lives than girls, a new survey has revealed. During the 2015 PISA report, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) ...

The world's largest assessment of teenage students suggests happiness is crucial to learning - Quartz

Parents and schools spend a lot of time worrying about how kids measure up academically. Less attention goes to how happy kids are while they're learning, and what that means for parents and schools. The OECD is trying to change that. New results from ...

Nurseries can play a role in improving children's well-being - Nursery World (subscription)

As new research finds pupils in the UK have higher levels of anxiety and lower levels of life satisfaction, early years practitioners are being encouraged to consider their role in improving children's well-being. boybullied. The OECD report found that ...

Selective schooling has negative impact on UK children, say world education experts - The Independent

Selective school systems such as grammar streams lower children's expectations and impact negatively on the wider education system, world experts have said. As the Government pushes forward plans to create new free schools and expand the grammar ...

British teenagers are among the most stressed about bullying and exams - and girls are hit hardest - Mirror.co.uk

Overall the UK took 38th place for life satisfaction out of 48 OECD countries and partner nations. Mexican and Finnish teens were among the happiest. Share; Comments. ByMark Ellis. 16:09, 19 APR 2017. News. Girls are less likely to be satisfied with ...

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

Irish school students suffer much higher levels of anxiety than their European counterparts in the lead up to exams, according to new research on students' wellbeing. Nearly two thirds of Irish students interviewed as part of the Organisation for ...

Lux. teens report low levels of study anxiety - Delano.lu

Students in Luxembourg have reported a strong sense of belonging in school and below average study anxiety levels. According to the 2015 Pisa student wellbeing study, an above average proportion of 15-year-old students in Luxembourg who completed ...

One in four British teenagers has suffered bullying in school according to new childhood happiness survey - The Sun

ONE in four British teenagers has been bullied at school, according to a major international survey. The OECD report found youngsters in the UK are less happy than in other countries and worry more about exams. Bullying. Getty Images. 3. One in four ...

Dutch teens rank near top of global survey on life satisfaction - NL Times

Dutch 15-year-olds are happy with their lives and perform well in school and sports, according to a three yearly study by te Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) which Education State Secretary Sander Dekker sent to parliament ...

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, ...

British pupils not as happy as their peers across the world, report finds - Belfast Telegraph

UK teenagers are less happy with their lives than those in many other nations, and more likely to face exam anxiety and bullying than many of their peers, an international report has found. It reveals that the nation is lagging behind other countries ...

PISA study: Finnish youth – especially boys – content with life - YLE News

Just six percent of students surveyed in Finland said they were dissatisfied with their lives, compared to an overall average of 12 percent. Only youngsters in the Netherlands reported a lower dissatisfaction level, at three percent. Viitaniemen 9C ...

Most teens 'relatively' happy, OECD finds - The Nation

PARIS - Despite the danger of excessive internet use and the threat of bullying, most teenagers around the world are "relatively" happy with their lot, a major OECD survey showed Wednesday. Asked to rate their satisfaction with life on a scale of 0 to ...

The small tweak to a family's routine that makes kids better at science - Quartz

Most parents know that talking to their kids about all manner of things—from homework to friendship to sex—is good practice. But new data from PISA, the OECD's high-profile critical thinking test for 15-year-olds around the world, shines a light on ...

UK Teenagers Are Among The Most Unhappy In The World, PISA Data Reveals - Huffington Post UK

The UK was ranked 38th out of 48 countries based on how satisfied 15-year-olds are with their lives in a report by the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA). With a score of 6.98 out of ten, UK pupils rated themselves less happy than ...

British teenagers are 'more stressed than their peers', says OECD - The Times (subscription)

British teenagers are less happy and more stressed than pupils in most other developed countries, with girls suffering greatly, a wide-ranging report reveals today. They spend far more time on the internet than many teenagers abroad, and those that ...

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 ...

First global PISA study on the well-being of students - Huffington Post

Schools are not just places where students acquire academic skills; they also help students become more resilient in the face of adversity, feel more connected with the people around them, and aim higher in their aspirations for their future. Not least ...

British teenagers more competitive than peers but more likely to bullied - The Guardian

Seven in 10 British pupils admitted they felt anxious before taking a test, even if they were well prepared. Photograph: Alamy. Young people. British teenagers more competitive than peers but more likely to bullied. Anxiety levels also high in UK ...