When boys start school, they recognise fewer letters and their corresponding sounds than girls do. The difference is just as great at the end of the school year.
Schools and education
Only a small percentage of medical students become full-time researchers. But university research tracks have increased the proportion of doctoral degrees taken tenfold.
The aim of the national campaign “Sammen redder vi liv” (Saving lives together) is to encourage Norwegians to save more lives. Children are included, and researchers have been given the job of ensuring that it succeeds.
For children who need help from so-called welfare technology in order to manage their day-to-day lives, it is important that the assistance they get is invisible to others. Many obtain effective help from an app installed on their phones.
Lots of people are too embarrassed to sing. These tips can make it easier for kindergarten staff to sing with their young charges.
Computer games designed to make us more environmentally conscious need to be both entertaining and educational. Few game designers are good at both. NTNU researchers are creating a model that can bridge the gap between the two.
Boys are much worse at reading than girls. The disparities have been quite consistent over 15 years. New insights may give hope – if they’re put to use.
The relationship children have with their parents can sometimes influence the relationship they have with their teachers. Now we know more about why.
Children can’t be shielded from all the dreadful news in the media – but we can help them cope with it.
Pollen allergies cause secondary school pupils to do worse on their exams. This can in turn decrease their chances of pursuing their higher education dreams, according to research from NTNU.
Syrian refugee children often do not learn to read in their native Arabic. But two new games are set to change that.
Many Chinese students come to Norway with big ambitions. But everyday life can be hard and lonely. Some find solace in religion.
The answer is “not very” if we’re to believe the results of research trials carried out last year involving 59 children.
An EU-funded research programme coordinated out of NTNU called LanPercept looks at language and perception in autism as just one of 15 projects.