Education

Finland's education system well worth studying

While B.C.'s school crisis grows worse, the Finnish education system is setting the gold standard for public education. Here are some things Canada can learn from Finland's schools.

Childcare crisis eased by VSB and Collingwood Neighbourhood House Partnership

There's a huge challenge for parents looking to find high-quality, licensed and affordable childcare for their kids.

Younger children in the classroom likely over-diagnosed with ADHD: UBC research

The youngest children in the classroom are significantly more likely to be diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder – and given medication – than their peers in the same grade,...

Parenting advice: How to make teenagers read a book

Educator Howard Eaton gives useful advice on how reading impacts the young mind, and more importantly, how to encourage teenagers to pick up a book.

Parenting advice: children and video games

How many hours of video games are too many for children? A prominent educator offers an in-depth answer to a worried parent's question about children, teenagers and video games.
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