Tag: schools

Singapore parents air concerns over schools allegedly telling children not to wear masks

SINGAPORE — Parents are taking to social media to air their concerns over recent incidents in schools where children have allegedly been disallowed from wearing masks. At the end of last week, Singaporean activist Gilbert Goh posted a message "from a worried mum" on Facebook...

How to keep truant schoolchildren out of malls and hideouts: Police arrest them!

Students caught skipping school, sent to police stations will have to get their parents to come and bail them out or take them home. This is what a viral video on Twitter says. The Malaysian police raided malls and hideaways where students spend their time instead...

What computers can’t do in classrooms

By Mary Lee When I was training teenagers to debate in 2004–8, computers made the task of researching the motion a lot easier and faster (“Google it!” I said). But while the debaters could come up with stacks of research, there was still a problem:...