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France hangs up: new bill would ban cell phones at school

France hangs up: new bill would ban cell phones at school

France's phone-addicted children will be obliged to do without their mobile devices at school under a bill the education minister on Thursday called a ‘detox measure’ to combat classroom distraction and bullying.

Pakistan family mourns daughter killed in Texas shooting

Pakistan family mourns daughter killed in Texas shooting

Abdul Aziz learned about the US school shooting in which his 17-year-old daughter was killed from CNN, with the story airing live as he broke his Ramadan fast thousands of miles away in Pakistan.

EAA Foundation and Sherborne Qatar support school in Cambodia

EAA Foundation and Sherborne Qatar support school in Cambodia

Sherborne Qatar School has announced that it will be working with United World Schools (UWS), a partner organisation of Education Above All (EAA) Foundation's programme, Educate A Child (EAC) ...

Parents complain about 'mandatory' optional fee

Parents complain about 'mandatory' optional fee

An additional fee ranging from QR700-1,200 per student per annum has become a thorny issue between the parents and the management of a Doha school, which calls the charge optional but mandatory ...

Teacher protests across the US reflect deepening malaise

Teacher protests across the US reflect deepening malaise

Recent protests by thousands of teachers in far-flung parts of the United States reflect a deepening malaise in American education after years of budget cuts and stagnant salaries that have left many instructors feeling their work is not valued.

Crowds gather for largest US gun control protest in a generation

Crowds gather for largest US gun control protest in a generation

Bundled against the cold but fired up with passion after a Florida high school massacre, crowds gathered in Washington on Saturday for what is expected to be the biggest US gun control protest ...

Trump stuns by embracing gun control as Florida students return to class

Trump stuns by embracing gun control as Florida students return to class

President Donald Trump has surprised lawmakers by embracing gun control measures that are tougher than usually supported by his party, as students returned to the site of America's latest horrific school shooting.

EAA, partners open first ‘Child-Friendly School’ in Gaza

EAA, partners open first ‘Child-Friendly School’ in Gaza

Education Above All (EAA) Foundation has opened the first-ever ‘Child-Friendly School’ in Gaza, Jamal Abdul Nasser School. EAA was founded by Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser in 2012.

Sheikha Moza to participate in EAA session at Unesco

Sheikha Moza to participate in EAA session at Unesco

Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser will participate in the high-level session organised by Education Above All and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation in Paris on Wednesday.

After shooting, students make emotional return to Florida school

After shooting, students make emotional return to Florida school

Students and teachers returned Sunday to a Florida school for the first time since 17 people were killed there, consoling each other even as they called for swift action to address gun violence.

India crash leaves 9 schoolchildren dead, 20 injured

India crash leaves 9 schoolchildren dead, 20 injured

At least nine schoolchildren were killed and 20 others injured in eastern India's Bihar state on Saturday after a vehicle crashed into them outside their school in an apparent hit-and-run, police said.

Florida students to march on Washington in call for gun reform

Florida students to march on Washington in call for gun reform

Students who survived a mass shooting at their Florida school on Sunday announced plans to march on Washington in a bid to ‘shame’ lawmakers into reforming laws that make powerful firearms readily available.