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Kids in Brazil’s favelas are eliminating dengue fever – by breeding mosquitos It might sound counterintuitive, but children in Brazil are breeding mosquitoes at home as part of a life-saving health initiative Health Society World
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Uzbekistan’s solution to a lack of rural preschools? Kindergartens on wheels Five years ago, just one in four children went to preschool in Uzbekistan. Offering a solution is a fleet of book-filled buses Education Society
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The school that shortened its working week (and what happened next) Amid growing interest in shorter working weeks, a school that rejigged its timetable is now looking to further adapt its week Education Society Wellbeing
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‘You just need to be willing to open your home, and ride the rough with the smooth’ The number of children needing foster care has surged during Covid. One couple explain why they foster, and what it brings to their family Education Society Wellbeing
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Seesaws are out, saws are in: the rise of risky playgrounds Tools, old cars and thorny bushes are being introduced to playgrounds, amid research highlighting the benefits of risky play Body & Mind Education Society Wellbeing
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Forest schools are booming in the UK – here’s why Forest schools are experiencing a surge in growth as children reconnect with nature in the wake of stifling pandemic lockdowns Education Environment Lifestyle Society Wellbeing
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