Posts tagged as school

Why Girls Beat Boys at School and Lose to Them at the Office

By Lisa Damour on Saturday, February 9, 2019

Hard work and discipline help girls outperform boys in class, but that advantage disappears in the work force. Is school the problem? From elementary school through college, girls are more disciplinedabout their schoolwork than boys; they study harder and get better grades. Girls consistently outperform boys academically. And yet, men nonetheless hold a staggering 95 percent of the top positions in the largest public companies. What if those same habits that propel girls to the top of their…

Cadet school to open in Klaipėda next year

Thursday, October 18, 2018

A cadet school will open in the Lithuanian port city of Klaipėda next September. The City Council on Wednesday gave the green light for establishing the Cadet School on the basis of an existing general education school in Klaipėda, the local authority said in a press release. “The road to the establishment of the Cadet School was long and tortuous. We had discussed the idea both with ministry officials and…

Mum worried after call from son’s school – but can’t help laughing when she discovers what he’s done

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Oaklahoma-based mum, Ladye Hobson recently got a call from her son’s school while she was at work. As many parents will know only too well, a call during the day from your child’s school can be a very bad sign, so she was a little worried when she answered the phone. Thankfully it turned out her son, Brylan, was neither sick nor in trouble. But Ladye was in no way…

MP puts on hold proposal for Lithuanian history teaching at international schools

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

The chairman of the Lithuanian parliament’s Committee on Education and Science is putting on hold his proposal to oblige international schools operating in the country to teach Lithuanian history. “I’m still analyzing this possibility. I want to meet with those schools once again to make sure that I do no harm. I have doubts and that’s why I decided to postpone,” Eugenijus Jovaisa told BNS. The Seimas last week planned to…