Doctors urge schools to make coping with anger part of curriculum amid COVID-19 pandemic – National

Doctors urge schools to make coping with anger part of curriculum amid COVID-19 pandemic - National

Pandemic-fuelled frustration has some teens expressing anger in unhealthy ways after a year of missed social connections that would typically help them mature and regulate their emotions, says a psychiatrist calling for more education on coping skills as part

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Pandemic takes tragic toll on international students with rising deaths by suicide: report

Pandemic takes tragic toll on international students with rising deaths by suicide: report

International students are being pushed to the brink during the COVID-19 pandemic, and the mounting pressures have led to a rise in death by suicide cases across Canada, according to a report by the nonprofit One Voice Canada.“It’s a

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Eye wellness app developer Plano partners with myopia education platform

A patient having his eye examined.

Plano, a Singapore-based eye wellness app developer, has teamed up with US-based myopia education platform Review of Myopia Management with the aim of providing the latest in educational content for eye care professionals around the world. Both organisations hope to expand

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High school students need to be back in class, Quebec education minister tells English boards

High school students need to be back in class, Quebec education minister tells English boards

Quebec’s education minister is ordering English-language school boards in the Montreal area to return to full-time in-person learning for all high school students despite concerns over the third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic.Jean-François Roberge told reporters Wednesday that the

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Opposition grows to Quebec’s return to class in pandemic red zones

Opposition grows to Quebec’s return to class in pandemic red zones

Sir Wilfrid Laurier is the latest school board to go against the government’s decision to have senior students return to full-time in-class learning.The north shore board has suspended all classes Tuesday to allow teachers to prepare for the change,

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Montreal school boards take a staggered approach as senior grades return to class in red zones

Montreal school boards take a staggered approach as senior grades return to class in red zones

While the majority of senior-grade high school students in Quebec red zones returned to class full-time as of Monday, a number of school boards opted for a staggered approach.Both the English Montreal and the Lester B. Pearson school boards

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Increased screen time leading to increased eye issues in kids: optometrists

Increased screen time leading to increased eye issues in kids: optometrists

With long stretches of online learning, video calls instead of in-person gatherings, and less time spent outdoors, eye doctors across Canada are noticing an overall spike in eye issues, especially among children.While parents and guardians may not be in

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Pandemic’s damage to UK education and mental health will last a decade

Pandemic’s damage to UK education and mental health will last a decade

By Adam Vaughan UK prime minister Boris Johnson arrives for a press conference with chief medical adviser Chris Whitty and chief scientific adviser Patrick Vallance Frank Augstein/PA Images Major changes are needed to reverse the profound social, educational and economic

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Canada expected to revise COVID school guidelines this summer – National

Canada expected to revise COVID school guidelines this summer - National

More than a year into the COVID-19 pandemic, physical distancing has become the norm and an important tool, along with masking, in curbing the spread of the coronavirus.In Canada, the public health recommendation is to keep a distance of

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Toronto parents grapple with ‘confusing’ COVID-19 school guidelines

Toronto parents grapple with ‘confusing’ COVID-19 school guidelines

Toronto mother Nicole Colacci has had a stressful few weeks.Her two children tested positive for COVID-19 earlier this month and after 10 days of isolation with mild symptoms were ready to go back to school. Read more: Distancing more

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