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Be sure to stay up to date with everything going on regarding education in the North East region at Northern Insight Magazine. We provide you with all the latest North East education news, from new head teacher appointments to school accomplishments. Discover more news below.

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Are Children Really Addicted To Technology?

Issue 32

Concern about the exposure of young people to screens is not new, but the matter recently took an interesting turn with even some of Apple’s biggest investors, holding $2bn of stock, calling on the company to look at “better controls” of tech use to avoid issues around teenagers’ mental health and self-esteem. The evidence they cited was worrying: according to a study carried out in the US, “teenagers who spend 3 hours a day or more on electronic devices are 35% more likely, and those who spend 5 hours or more are 71% more likely, to have a risk factor for suicide than those who spend less than 1 hour.” Also, the study found, “teens who spend 5 or more hours a day (versus less than 1) on electronic devices are 51% more likely to get less than 7 hours of sleep (versus the recommended 9). Sleep deprivation is linked…

Education / Insight

Choosing The Right School

Issue 31

Education / Insight

Five Possible Changes To Education

Issue 31

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