Were your teachers right about when to use commas, and about not starting sentences with 'and'?
There's extensive research evidence to suggest that grade repetition does more harm than good.
Poor childhood conditions, such as exposure to poverty and stunting, are associated with long-term disadvantages to health, education, social adjustment and earnings.
Primary school children who belong to ethnic minorities are especially vulnerable to dropping out of school early. If teachers were better equipped to deal with multiculturalism, this could change.
Acts of arson by Kenyan high school students have been characterised as 'mindless hooliganism'. But research shows that students are actually engaging in purposeful, reasoned political action.