School corporal punishment (SCP) is still widely used in many countries. Although primary studies have pointed toward detrimental effects of SCP, a quantitative review of these studies was not yet available.
As of fall 2019, over 11 million undergraduate and 3 million graduate students were enrolled in four-year or graduate universities.
Since around 2014, lawmakers at the federal, state, and municipal levels in Brazil have introduced over 200 legislative proposals prohibiting gender and sexuality education in schools under the guise of protecting children and adolescents from “gender ideology” and “indoctrination".
Background: Comprehensive sexuality education (CSE) plays a critical role in promoting youth and adolescent’s sexual and reproductive health and wellbeing. However, little is known about the enablers and barriers afecting the integration of CSE into educational programmes.
This paper updates the evidence of the mutualistic relationship between education and health and serves as a post-COVID-19 call for action to enhance the health and well-being of learners and teachers at school towards transformative education in the Asia-Pacific region.
This brief discusses how inclusion and equity in education can be improved when there are investments in children’s health and nutrition through well-designed school feeding programmes that provide food to children in school.
Covering 139 countries, of which 125 had large-scale school feeding, the 2022 edition of School Meal Programs Around the World presents the results of GCNF’s second Global Survey of School Meal Programs ©, conducted from July 2021 through March 2022.
Background and purpose: In 2020, the New Zealand Ministry of Education updated the national curriculum policy for sexuality education, broadening the focus to ‘relationships and sexuality education’ and strengthening guidance for both primary (Years 1–8) and secondary (Years 9–13) schools.
Teachers, and their professional learning and development, have been identified as playing an integral role in enabling children and young people’s right to comprehensive sexuality education (CSE).
What is the potential of the main public institutions? What barriers exist in society to promote comprehensive sexual education?