Parents are asking whether it kills children’s natural curiosity and willingness to learn, and therefore should they have it at all


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When is the right age for children to start going to school? Experts share their views

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Gems Modern Academy duo top class 12 exams

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Experts urge caregivers to be observant and teach children how to calmly stand up to bullying

The policy announced on Tuesday will help foster a culture of reading in the country, social media users say

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GEMS student wins Dh10,000 for GEMS Young Innovator of the Year award

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‘A shocking twist that comes in the middle enhances the story’

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Why would anyone do such a terrible thing to a beloved classic?

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‘We tend to be judgmental based on first impressions before giving others a chance to prove themselves’

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It’s got hope. Doubt. The exquisite pain of unrequited love. The self-exploration of what it means to be different, writes Obama in the foreword to ‘The Complete Peanuts (1999-2000; Volume 25)’

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Often, students who take a year off before joining university gain experience through volunteer work and community service or short-term courses

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The film industry loves a mathematician. So why can’t it get beyond the fevered prodigy scribbling equations on windows?