A video showing a volleyball coach repeatedly slapping a schoolboy -- just days after Tokyo was awarded the 2020 Olympics -- is the latest example of brutality to tarnish Japanese sport.
With neat ponytails and immaculate grades, the four eight-year-olds who bounded on stage would make any Chinese parent proud.
Transgender students in California public schools will be able to choose which bathrooms to use and which sex-segregated sports to play.
More than 260 thousand children will go to the 1st grade at schools throughout Kazakhstan on September 1, 2013.
A senior Scottish bishop on Sunday apologised on behalf of the Catholic church over claims of physical and sexual abuse at one of the country's best known boarding schools.
Scottish police on Monday confirmed they were investigating claims of physical and sexual abuse at one of Scotland's best known Catholic boarding schools.
Olga Stanishevskaya, designer from Aktau, Kazakhstan, has received a scholarship of the Japanese fashion maitre Shingo Sato's school in Milan, Italy.
Nigeria's northeastern Yobe state on Sunday ordered the closure of all secondary schools after a massacre that saw suspected Islamist extremists kill 42 people in a gun and bomb attack on a boarding school.
The Kazakhstan government is considering including swimming lessons into the school curriculum.
Four teenagers have been arrested in connection with a fire at an Islamic boarding school in London, police said Monday, as they stepped up patrols around Muslim sites in the capital.
An American teacher at a top French school in Shanghai has been detained on suspicion of child molestation, local police said, confirming reports from school officials and parents.
Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard was forced to dodge a flying sandwich for the second time this month Thursday when someone's salami lunch was flung at her during a school visit.
South Korean officials on Monday launched a probe into cram schools after a cheating scandal that led to the nationwide cancellation of US college entrance exams earlier this month.
Greek school teachers early on Thursday abandoned plans to hold a strike during university entry exams after the government enacted an emergency decree to force them back to work.
22 twins go to Baitursynov school No.83 in South-Kazakhstan oblast.
Representatives of the military-diplomatic corps accredited in Kazakhstan visited the General Sagadat Nurmagambetov Zhas Ulan state school in Astana.
The Canadian commander of the International Space Station delighted schoolchildren in a live question and answer session conducted from space on Friday.
Some schools in Kazakhstan are even planning to teach several subjects in English besides the English Language subject.
Freshly introduced sexual education classes in Croatia's schools has split the EU-bound country as the powerful Catholic Church challenges the centre-left government over its newest addition to the curriculum.
Kazakhstan President has criticized construction of social facilities in Kazakhstan.
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