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British children spend more time on internet than almost every other developed nation - and are more unhappy as a result - Telegraph.co.uk;

British children spend more time on internet than almost every other developed nation - and are more unhappy as a result - Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukBritish children spend more time on internet than almost every other developed nation - and are more unhappy as a resultTelegraph.co.ukBritish teenagers spend more time on the internet than virtually anyone else in the world, leading them to become more unhappy and susceptible to mental health problems, a new report has found. Nearly one in four pupils in the UK are now considered ...and more »

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

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

Luxemburger Wort - English EditionOECD: How happy are Luxembourg teenagers?Luxemburger Wort - English EditionBackgrounds 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) ...and more »

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

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

QuartzThe world's largest assessment of teenage students suggests happiness is crucial to learningQuartzParents 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 ...and more »

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

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

Nursery World (subscription)Nurseries can play a role in improving children's well-beingNursery 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 ...and more »

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

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

The IndependentSelective schooling has negative impact on UK children, say world education expertsThe IndependentSelective 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 ...and more »

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

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

Mirror.co.ukBritish teenagers are among the most stressed about bullying and exams - and girls are hit hardestMirror.co.ukOverall 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 ...and more »

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

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

Irish TimesIrish teens find exams more stressful than international studentsIrish TimesIrish 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 ...and more »

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

Lux. teens report low levels of study anxietyDelano.luStudents 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 ...and more »

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

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

The SunOne in four British teenagers has suffered bullying in school according to new childhood happiness surveyThe SunONE 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 ...and more »

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

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

NL TimesDutch teens rank near top of global survey on life satisfactionNL TimesDutch 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 ...and more »

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

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

The Local ItalyItalian schoolkids make friends easily but suffer high anxietyThe Local ItalyItaly'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 »

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

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

Belfast TelegraphBritish pupils not as happy as their peers across the world, report findsBelfast TelegraphUK 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 ...and more »

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

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

YLE NewsPISA study: Finnish youth – especially boys – content with lifeYLE NewsJust 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 ...and more »

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

Most teens 'relatively' happy, OECD findsThe NationPARIS - 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 ...and more »

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

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

QuartzThe small tweak to a family's routine that makes kids better at scienceQuartzMost 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 ...and more »

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

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

Huffington Post UKUK Teenagers Are Among The Most Unhappy In The World, PISA Data RevealsHuffington Post UKThe 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 ...and more »

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

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

The Times (subscription)British teenagers are 'more stressed than their peers', says OECDThe 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 ...and more »

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

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

The Local SwedenMore than one in six schoolkids get bullied in Sweden: studyThe Local SwedenMore 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 »

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

First global PISA study on the well-being of studentsHuffington PostSchools 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 ...and more »

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

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

The GuardianBritish teenagers more competitive than peers but more likely to bulliedThe GuardianSeven 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 ...and more »