Misbehaving students can be hit with a 24-inch wooden paddle under the new policy. A school in the US state of Georgia has reintroduced corporal punishment. The Georgia School of Innovation and the Classics, which teaches kindergarten through to ninth grade, has announced that it’s brought back paddling as a disciplinary measure. According to local […]

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“It’s very good when you’re working hard in class.” A group of primary school children have invented mindfulness pillows to encourage stressed out pupils and workers take five minutes out of their day. Sixth class students at St Brendan’s National School in Skerries, Co Dublin designed ‘Chillows’ as part of the Junior Entrepreneur Programme. The […]

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Some school’s may still not be accessible on Monday. Schools in the worst hit rural areas of the country are at risk of remaining closed for a third consecutive day. Despite the worst of the blizzard conditions having passed, further snow and low temperatures are predicted, with flooding now a major concern. As a result, […]

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