In England, one in fifty children cycle to school. But if English children cycled at the same rates as Dutch children, this could rise to two in five.
Young people from working class backgrounds in socially deprived areas are far less likely to choose, or have the opportunity, to study languages at secondary school, than their more affluent peers.
When teenagers sleep for less than eight hours a night, they are at increased risk of suicide, being overweight, high rates of injury, poor sustained attention and low school grades.
There's been a growing number of students taking up the language in schools across the UK.
The Shanghai maths method is considered to be one the best in the world for teaching students mathematics, but it doesn't necessarily translate well into English schools.
Britain’s education system doesn't know what to do about children with autism.
Finger counting and struggling to tell the time or use a calendar are all typical signs of dyscalculia – sometimes called 'maths dyslexia'.
Gifted students have the potential to be our future Einsteins. But they will only do this if we support them to learn in an appropriate way.
There has been a tenfold increase in the worldwide prevalence of childhood obesity over the past four decades.
National programs have not yielded improved achievement rates in schools. We need to empower local people to take responsibility and collaborate to develop programs.
When it comes to helping students who've lost a loved one, educators often don't know what to do or say. A pediatrician offers insights on how schools can support children in grief.
A huge rise in head lice and nits is expected in schools due to the NHS scrapping treatment.
Is it really the best use of time for children, teachers and parents?
By changing the curriculum, Scotland acknowledges that society has always been diverse – and that will help more young people feel accepted.
For teenagers, blogging about politics in school can help them hone their views – and be more tolerant of others'.
A strong case for telling children to go outside and play.
Many Americans feel anxiety or dread when it comes to math. A lot of that anxiety starts in childhood.
Everybody can think creatively – including you.
Cutting PE lessons to boost exam results is madness – it's time for sport in schools to go mainstream.
Teaching children to grow their own fruit and vegetables could be key to tackling the obesity crisis.