Texas teacher on administrative leave after telling students to call pedophiles'minor attracted persons '
A teacher in El Paso, Texas, is on administrative leave and facing termination after she told students to call pedophiles "minor attracted persons" in an #ateacher #elpaso (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 10, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Retired teacher told she had just two months to live is now cancer-free after miracle drug trial
Eliana Keeling, 65, from Chorlton, Greater Manchester, was shocked when a routine blood test revealed she had a rare blood cancer a week before Christmas in 2020. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 8, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Headteachers fear losing increasingly vital teaching assistants as cost-of-living pressures bite ​
Teaching assistants are still filling the gaps left by specialist staff ​during the pandemic and providing vital emotional support to students and parents, ​according to a UNISON-commissioned report ​published today (​Thursday). From Covid to the Cost of Living provides a snapshot of the way ​Covid has fundamentally changed the role of teaching assistants, says UNISON. The report also captures headteachers’ concerns that chronic low pay is driving more teaching assistants out of classrooms to better paid, less stressful jobs ​in other parts of the economy. The report challenges Liz Truss’ government to d...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - September 8, 2022 Category: Food Science Authors: Garfield Myrie Tags: News Press release covid Mike Short teaching assistants Source Type: news

Uganda: Covid-19 Forced Teachers to Go Digital, Teaching Them Important Lessons
[IPS] Kampala/Kabale -- Before the outbreak of COVID-19, an education officer in the district neighbouring Uganda's capital Kampala decreed that teachers could not take computers, mobile phones, or tablets into classrooms. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 8, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Comfort dogs are greeting Uvalde students for their return to school. Here's how canine visitors can help after tragedy
For some students in the Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District in Texas, the start of classes this week came with feelings of fear and anxiety. In May, Robb Elementary -- which is now closed and soon may be demolished -- was the scene of a horrific shooting that claimed the lives of 19 students and two teachers. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - September 7, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A psychoeducational intervention for teachers about bullying behavior prevention among secondary school students - El Fatah WOA, El-Maksoud MMA, Elkhalek HAA.
Background Bullying among peers in schools is a significant public health problem that contributes to unhealthy outcomes for those who bully or are bullied. Aim The aim of the study is to evaluate the effect of a psychoeducational intervention for tea... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 7, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Eliza Fletcher: Police identify body found in search for heiress
The 34-year-old was a teacher in Memphis, but also the granddaughter of a local billionaire. #elizafletcher #granddaughter (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 6, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Uvalde boy shows exceptional resilience as he goes back to school with a smile on his face and photos of his massacred classmates on his chest
The last time AJ Martinez was in school, he was shot in the thigh as his teachers and classmates were killed by a gunman. But he told his mom he wanted go for the first day of the new school year. #ajmartinez #gunman #classmates #uvalde (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 6, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

After a Summer of Grief, It ’s Back to School in Uvalde
Classes resumed on Tuesday in the South Texas community where a mass shooting in May took the lives of 19 students and two teachers. #backtoschool #southtexas #massshooting (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 6, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Excitement, adrenaline, jitters: what Canadians are feeling on the first day of school
This school year, students in kindergarten through Grade 12 are filing into classrooms much more reminiscent of pre-pandemic times. Parents, teachers and students tell us about the first day, share what's on their minds and tell us the things they're looking forward to. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - September 6, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada Source Type: news

Suspect charged in abduction of missing Memphis teacher served time for prior kidnapping charge, court records show
The man charged in connection with the abduction of a still-missing Memphis teacher served prison time for an aggravated kidnapping more than 20 years ago, court records show. #abduction #kidnapping (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 5, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Addressing health disparities in LGBTQ youth through professional development of middle school staff - Owens M, Mattheus D.
BACKGROUND: Significant health disparities exist for sexual minority youth (SMY). While supportive adults in schools have been shown to improve mental wellbeing and academic outcomes for students, most teachers do not receive training specific to lesbian, ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 5, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Development of students' social support profiles and their association with students' study wellbeing - Ulmanen S, Soini T, Pietarinen J, Pyh ältö K.
Effective social support from teachers, peers, and guardians is a key to promoting students' study wellbeing at school. However, little longitudinal research has examined the implications of distinctive combinations of social support for students' study we... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 5, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Teachers can make a difference in bullying: effects of teacher interventions on students' adoption of bully, victim, bully-victim or defender roles across time - Burger C, Strohmeier D, Kollerov á L.
This study surveyed 750 early adolescents (50.5% female; average age: 12.9 years, SD  = 0.4) fr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 5, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Family of missing Memphis teacher Eliza Fletcher makes emotional plea for help
“We believe someone knows what happened and can help,” Fletcher’s uncle Mike Keeney said Saturday, as her husband Richie stood next to him wiping away tears. #elizafletcher #mikekeeney #richie #fletcher (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 4, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news