Choose one idea to explore

In this week's Learning Zone, you found out about three ways that schools in Ceará, Brazil are overcoming problems.

Re-watch the video below to hear what they are.

Your challenge: Pick one of the three ideas, and tell us:

  1. What's the idea you've chosen? Why is this a good idea?
  2. What problems might there be?
  3. Would this idea help schools where you live? Why/why not?

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  • Graveney-logo-250x250.jpg encouraging_elderberry | Graveney School | United Kingdom
    19 Jan 2022

    The idea I have chosen is Making reading a bigger focus for students
    This is a good idea because This is a good idea because reading can provide a large range of knowledge for people all over the world in any subject and the skill of reading should be a universal ability so that whatever language you speak or whatever country you are in, you can communicate.
    A problem with this idea might be It could be difficult to produce enough books and textbooks to send to every school since paper is from trees and trees produce oxygen so cutting them down would reduce the amount of clean air over many decades.
    Would this idea work for schools where you I live? Yes
    I said this because I live in a part of the world where resources are readily available and reading is already a large part of the culture and language.

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    1. tom Tom @ Topical Talk
      encouraging_elderberry's comment 19 Jan 2022

      Well done for following the suggested structure and coming up with a range of points. Do you think more focus should be placed on reading in schools where you are, in the UK?

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      1. Graveney-logo-250x250.jpg encouraging_elderberry | Graveney School | United Kingdom
        Tom @ Topical Talk's comment 20 Jan 2022

        Yes, I believe that more focus should be put on reading as where I live in the UK is often less concerned with reading influential texts to advance learning. Of course this is not a flaw as often books can become outdated or disproven so aren't very useful in learning but reading - as I mentioned in my comment - is too vital to not become part of our community's learning process.

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  • Cheam Fields logo excellent_solution | Cheam Fields Primary Academy A | United Kingdom
    19 Jan 2022

    I think that these schools in Brazil should focus more on reading because of you don’t know how to read when you are young it would be very tough to know how to do most things in your future for example to know what a sign says you have to be able to read it and to find most words in your language and to be able to communicate with other people.A problem with this would be there might be too much attention brought to reading and then there would be less attention on other important subjects which might mean they have problems knowing how to do them subjects and to create books you need paper and to get paper you need to cut down trees which is bad for the environment and would cause even more forests to disappear.This idea would work for people in my area and I said this because most things on shops and signs are made expecting you to be able to read them and if you can’t read them you won’t know what to do.

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  • British Council.jpg aware_painting | Shouka Prep Girls School | Occupied Palestinian Territory
    19 Jan 2022

    The idea I have chosen is Giving teachers free lesson plans, one day a month for planning and a bonus for meeting targets
    This is a good idea because My idea is to train teachers a good idea because teachers are the basis of the educational process, so they must be provided with skills, educational and training courses, and learning on modern technological tools due to the change in the course of education. And in order to establish the process of communication between them and the students 'and that students do not be shocked by the weak capabilities of their teachers, who consider them educational role models for them' because the situation in light of the epidemic needs more and greater skills due to the transformation of education to distance education. It is important due to the need for it for the progress of the educational process under conditions imposed on them
    A problem with this idea might be But there may be some problems, such as the weakness of the materials contained in the curriculum through the Internet, the lack of the necessary capabilities and tools, the poor training of teachers on distance learning, the disparity in the teachers’ technological capabilities and skills, and the teachers’ inability to communicate the idea to students.” These courses can To help face the current crisis and give satisfactory results
    Would this idea work for schools where you I live? Yes
    I said this because I think it succeeded in the period of the epidemic and studying at home because the International Relief Agency gave training courses for teachers to train on technological means and distance learning “to come up with the best results in light of the crisis, and indeed the idea succeeded.”

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  • British Council.jpg strong_buffalo | Asmaa Prep School | Occupied Palestinian Territory
    19 Jan 2022

    The idea I chose is to make reading more focus for students. This is a great idea because it will do many things. First, it will improve the level of students who are underachieving. Reading can be boring for some people, but it is actually one of the most enjoyable things a student can do as we are. Students should be reading. High level regardless of where they live or the environment. One of the problems that may exist is the weakness of the language and the students’ failure to practice it, which leads to a decrease in the reading rate somewhat. Also, in my city, not all books are available due to the lack of production and the total lack of interest in the subject, that is, the lack of shedding light on it And if books are available, the environment will be greatly affected. If it is adopted for a long time, will this idea succeed in the schools in which I live? Yes, because I am fully confident that the country will be promoted with reading, and these students are the future generation, meaning what we give them of information they will give to those after us. And it is developed, so reading is an essential and very important element

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    1. avatar.jpg EXPERT: Charlie @ KPMG
      strong_buffalo's comment 20 Jan 2022

      You have made some really good and interesting points, and some of the issues you have noted are well considered. In order to increase the focus on reading, which subjects or school activities do you think should be focussed on less so that the additional time for reading can be found?

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      1. British Council.jpg strong_buffalo | Asmaa Prep School | Occupied Palestinian Territory
        Charlie @ KPMG's comment 21 Jan 2022

        If I will answer according to my age stage, my answer will be that there are no activities or materials that can be abandoned, but we can cancel some of the materials and activities for the young age group in my town because most of their school hours are celebrations and entertainment for students, so we can focus on them, especially since education in childhood is like engraving in the rock This is why we will have a rising generation and a very large production. I trust that

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  • Cheam Fields logo articulate_rock | Cheam Fields Primary Academy A | United Kingdom
    19 Jan 2022

    he idea I have chosen is Giving teachers free lesson plans, one day a month for planning and a bonus for meeting targets
    This is a good idea because then, they can be able to teach their students better, so then they have more money because they get a bonus for their students reaching the right levels. Also because then, being able to plan their lessons, they might even be able to teach their students reading.
    A problem with this idea might be the fact that having to have training and more time to teacher train, they might not have as much time to teach their pupils as much as they need to learn.
    Would this idea work for schools where you I live? Yes
    I said this because because here in the UK, we have other teachers who, while the teachers who normally teach train, will teach so, all the teachers get time to train and all the students the right amount.

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  • British Council.jpg independent_technology | Jabalia Prep Girls A School | Occupied Palestinian Territory
    19 Jan 2022

    Well I would choose the idea (close the small schools and group them together into larger ones)
    Why did you choose it?
    Well, in the beginning, I think that some students go to school for purposes other than studying. This causes a failure in the educational class in the country. Therefore, if the students’ purpose is not to go to school only for education, this will reduce the chances of the student qualifying for university and completing his studies, and therefore job opportunities in the country will decrease. !

    It is very nice to gather students in large schools, they can get rid of small schools, and if they distribute some of the students around the big schools, perhaps the percentage of students learning from the origin of the simple family will increase, that they learn for free!
    And why not make some schools give free lessons or even make it a small amount that simple families can pay!
    For example (the first level of education, including basic and second education) is free for all. If this level is free, of course they can make the other levels free!
    And making them obtain their right to education in addition to their other basic rights, and even work to enable them to struggle and demand their basic rights.!
    Pupils who belong to families with large numbers and suffer from extreme poverty are forced to leave school to join work that generates additional income for the family when they are ten years old..!
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    Will this idea help the schools in which I live?
    Of course, you will help the students in that, that is, when they find the idea that there are only four major schools in every city, you will come up with a wonderful idea instead of having ten small schools in every city..!

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  • British Council.jpg illuminated_engine | School of Excellence Sector-23 Rohini | India
    20 Jan 2022

    The idea I have chosen is Closing smaller schools and putting them together into bigger ones
    This is a good idea because Small organizations/structures are often ignored and shadowed, not intentionally always. By integrating small with prestige and big school we can extend the reach of better infrastructure and resources. Kids from the small schools will then have the chance to grow in a much diverse surrounding with vast opportunities. Integration will eliminate the social gap in education sector. This can also viewed as an attempt to standardize education.
    A problem with this idea might be With immediate culutual change both for the school staff and students. It also possess logistical challenges and need a lot of paperwork and time to execute well.
    Would this idea work for schools where you I live? Yes
    I said this because There is a drastic quality gap between a local (small) school and famed school in my city. However integration of smaller schools into big institutions assures better management of resources and development . A similar model has been initiated by the state government and it's seeing success. 7-8 school are a part of the bigger institute and operate under the same name in different provinces.

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    1. katie.jpg Katie @ Topical Talk
      illuminated_engine's comment 20 Jan 2022

      Well done for thinking about this idea so carefully in relation to your own area.

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  • British Council.jpg wondrous_flight | Beit Hanoun Prep Girls A School | Occupied Palestinian Territory
    20 Jan 2022

    The idea I have chosen is Making reading a bigger focus for students
    This is a good idea because It stimulates the mind and helps it to develop itself , to discover new things, to coordinate for the future, and to build societies and make them more developed.
    A problem with this idea might be The semesters are long for the students who have not studied for a long time , as they will not be able to comprehend reading greatly , and the textbooks cannot be provided due to the problem of global warming.
    Would this idea work for schools where you I live ? Yes
    I said this because It will work because we used to follow its readers in our society and they were checking it heavily , and it is also part of our life and history . All the necessary materials are available to us.

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  • Boutcher-logo-250x250.jpg reasoning_truth | Boutcher C of E Primary School B | United Kingdom
    20 Jan 2022

    I liked the idea where they combined little schools together because that way children can have more properties like books or tables to go to. It can be easier for them to learn better and also easy for parents. A problem there might be is if schools are too big full of children, they might get Covid. I don’t think that that idea would help schools in where I live because there are already plenty of huge schools and children like me get a good education.

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  • British Council.jpg playful_dragonfruit | Beit Hanoun Prep Girls A School | Occupied Palestinian Territory
    20 Jan 2022

    The idea I chose made reading more focused on students because it gives the student the ability to learn and reach the goal in the future. Without reading, he cannot study hard and learn. Reading is linked to all other academic subjects. There are great benefits for the individual and society. If an illiterate student does not know how to read, this affects him and society. Reading expands the mind and creativity in thinking, improves focus, and gives reading a greater perspective. Reading reduces your stress, so you should pay attention to reading.

    Yes, schools will help graduate students with excellence, and the school can thrive and progress

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    1. avatar.jpg Manthura @ Topical Talk
      playful_dragonfruit's comment 20 Jan 2022

      Well done for thinking about the benefits of reading for not only students but also to their societies!

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  • British Council.jpg enterprising_technology | Beit Hanoun Prep Girls A School | Occupied Palestinian Territory
    20 Jan 2022

    I think the best idea I liked is to integrate schools with big schools. I think it's a great idea in terms of saving time. I think that the problem that will occur is the increase in the number of students, i.e. greater mixing and faster spread of diseases. I think it will help the schools you live in through the time and effort of students and teachers.

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    1. avatar.jpg Manthura @ Topical Talk
      enterprising_technology's comment 20 Jan 2022

      That's a good idea you've chosen, @enterprising_technology, You've said that more students means diseases spreading. What ways do you think that the schools could help with stopping the spread of diseases?

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      1. British Council.jpg compassionate_bassoon | Jabalia Prep Girls A School | Occupied Palestinian Territory
        Manthura @ Topical Talk's comment 01 Feb 2022

        This question caught my attention and I will answer it according to the reality that I see. In my town, we go to school despite the presence of the Corona virus crisis, but this does not prevent us from stopping education, but with conditions and procedures to prevent infection with the Corona virus. For example, I will talk about the safety measures that exist in my school. If not We apply it, the school will be closed, and we will learn from a distance.
        🔹️ Safety rules that everyone must follow.

        🔹️ Bring a special sterile package for each student.

        Wearing a mask when leaving the house.

        The student should not touch anything on her way to school and not shake hands with anyone on the way.

        🔹️ Bring a private drinking water bottle and don't share it with anyone

        🔹️ Avoid gatherings inside the school yard and leave a sufficient distance between the student and her classmate, not less than 1 meter.

        🔹️ Adhering to the system and queuing when buying from the canteen while maintaining the cleanliness of the place.

        🔹️ Not sharing the student’s personal items with others.

        🔹️ Be sure to wash hands with soap and water or rub them with alcohol-based disinfectant, if available, before eating, after using the bathroom, and when touching any of the common surfaces such as (door handles_space_tables_balustrade_...etc)
        These measures we apply in order to continue learning in schools and to protect ourselves from diseases, as wisdom says (prevention is better than a pound of cure) means that we purify ourselves from diseases by following safety measures is better than the medicines and treatments that we will take when infected with the Corona virus.

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  • British Council.jpg radical_beetle | Beit Hanoun Prep Girls A School | Occupied Palestinian Territory
    20 Jan 2022

    The idea I have chosen is Giving teachers free lesson plans, one day a month for planning and a bonus for meeting targets
    This is a good idea because Because it helps new teachers to gain good experience and increase the experience of previously employed teachers to increase the quality of education in schools
    A problem with this idea might be The problem is that not all teachers can be reached in light of this pandemic, and it is not possible to get an adequate amount of trainers and qualified people.
    Would this idea work for schools where you I live? Yes
    I said this because Because education and discipline in our country depends very, very much on teachers, because they are considered as parents of students.

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  • Cheam Common logo grateful_attitude | Cheam Common Junior Academy | United Kingdom
    20 Jan 2022

    The idea I have chosen is Closing smaller schools and putting them together into bigger ones
    This is a good idea because every child is able to be educated by the best teachers at the same time without having to pay extra money.
    A problem with this idea might be that there is internet lags and children who don't prefer learning might not join the call, and because there is so many children, the teachers may not notice.
    Would this idea work for schools where you I live? Maybe
    I said this because education is pivotal when it comes to children, and if children are having to pay a lot to enter school, then lots will drop out.

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    1. katie.jpg Katie @ Topical Talk
      grateful_attitude's comment 20 Jan 2022

      What if students were learning in a classroom rather than online, grateful_attitude?

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  • Cheam Common logo spectacular_peak | Cheam Common Junior Academy | United Kingdom
    20 Jan 2022

    The idea I have chosen is Making reading a bigger focus for students
    This is a good idea because children might have problems or different levels of reading so the teachers can help them get to a higher level to get a better education
    A problem with this idea might be they might not be albe to pronouce words but they could write them
    Would this idea work for schools where you I live? Yes
    I said this because people could find it hard to learn in a big group of people who all learn different standards

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  • Cheam Common logo blissful_hen | Cheam Common Junior Academy | United Kingdom
    20 Jan 2022

    The idea I have chosen is Making reading a bigger focus for students
    This is a good idea because it means children can learn to read and get a better education and get a good job and a happy life.
    A problem with this idea might be it might mean that they are tired and overworked which means they can't work as hard.
    Would this idea work for schools where you I live? Maybe
    I said this because most of us will have learnt to have read already.

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  • Cheam Common logo knowledgeable_durian | Cheam Common Junior Academy | United Kingdom
    20 Jan 2022

    The idea I have chosen is Making reading a bigger focus for students
    This is a good idea because the illiterate children will be able to be read properly, making a wider range of learning. Also, this will make the children able to write, which means that they will have a chance to share their creativity of writing.
    A problem with this idea might be that the children might miss other lessons, and may not be confident in a specific subject.
    Would this idea work for schools where you I live? No
    I said this because in our area, nearly all children are able to read and write.

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  • Cheam Common logo good_quince | Cheam Common Junior Academy | United Kingdom
    20 Jan 2022

    The idea I have chosen is closing smaller schools and putting them together into bigger ones.
    This is a good idea because some of the poorer schools could be helped by the other schools around the country. Also, it would save a lot of money as some teachers need electronic boards for each class. If we put some classes together too, they would not use as money because there are more children in every class.
    A problem with this idea might be that it could be a bit confusing as some of the children would have learnt a different method, but in the large school they might not be able to learn both methods. That could be extremely confusing.
    Would this idea work for schools where you I live? Yes
    I said this because there are some small schools which are poorer and if we all put them together, they would have better financial statuses.

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  • Cheam Common logo talkative_revolution | Cheam Common Junior Academy | United Kingdom
    20 Jan 2022

    The idea I have chosen is Making reading a bigger focus for students
    This is a good idea because children from Ceara have said that they struggled specifically on reading and literature, so having lessons dedicated to reading would be helpful for many pupils.
    A problem with this idea might be that learning to read from a young age is a skill for average humans to learn, and it may be to late to learn these skills.
    Would this idea work for schools where you I live? Yes
    I said this because Tuition for those who need support for subjects is already available, so we can easily fit in extra-reading work.
    Talkative_revolution.

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  • Cheam Common logo fulfilled_road | Cheam Common Junior Academy | United Kingdom
    20 Jan 2022

    The idea I have chosen is Making reading a bigger focus for students
    This is a good idea because I think helps the students learn to read and for them to be more confident to do stuff and help people
    A problem with this idea might be that the students cant read
    Would this idea work for schools where you I live? Yes
    I said this because It can help people

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  • Cheam Common logo bright_science | Cheam Common Junior Academy | United Kingdom
    20 Jan 2022

    The idea I have chosen is Making reading a bigger focus for students
    This is a good idea because Reading can support all aspects of a child's education and develop their understanding of certain subjects such as writing and literature.
    A problem with this idea might be Students may spend more time on reading than other vital subjects such as maths and P.E
    Would this idea work for schools where you I live? Maybe
    I said this because Reading is an important subject in our school. However some schools in our area may need to spend more time on this particular subject.

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  • Cheam Common logo digital_orca | Cheam Common Junior Academy | United Kingdom
    20 Jan 2022

    The idea I have chosen is Making reading a bigger focus for students. This is a good idea because If everyone knows how to read by 9 years old, it would make learning easier. A problem with this idea might be that People can forget things overtime and it can take longer than till 9 years old.
    Would this idea work for schools where you I live? Maybe, I said this because It depends on the culture they are from and the language they speak. It is hard because learning a new language is hard.

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  • Cheam Common logo playful_cookie | Cheam Common Junior Academy | United Kingdom
    20 Jan 2022

    The idea I have chosen is Making reading a bigger focus for students
    This is a good idea because if people cannot read then they won't be able to see what the teacher has written on the board which will mean that there won't be any point in having to learn.This also is a good idea because people need the ability to read as this is a key part to learning.Furthermore, if you can't read ,it will mean that you can't communicate with others.
    A problem with this idea might be that the teachers might not have enough money to buy the books as they may not have enough money to buy the resources.Also, books are made out of trees which means that if we cut more trees to make more book, the amount of oxygen will reduce which is bad for the environment.
    Would this idea work for schools where you I live? Maybe
    I said this because if wood cutters cut all the trees to make books before they are grown they will have to wait for years and years for them to regrow.

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    1. katie.jpg Katie @ Topical Talk
      playful_cookie's comment 20 Jan 2022

      Can you think of a way that people could learn to read without using paper for books?

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      1. Cheam Common logo playful_cookie | Cheam Common Junior Academy | United Kingdom
        Katie @ Topical Talk's comment 20 Jan 2022

        People can use other devices like computers for example however that wouldn't help either because I think that computers are made with a massive amount of fossil fuels which is also not good for the environment.

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  • British Council.jpg fulfilled_peach | Shouka Prep Girls School | Occupied Palestinian Territory
    20 Jan 2022

    1- The idea I chose is to give teachers
    Plans, free lessons, days
    One per month for planning and reward for achieving goals*, this is a good idea because if we give the opportunity to give teachers plans they will succeed in teaching students, also to achieve their goals, they may be able to plan their lessons, they may even be able to teach their students to read.
    2- The problem with this idea may be the fact that they have to get training and more time to train teachers, they may not have much time to teach their pupils as much as they need to learn. 3- Will this idea work in the schools where I live? Yes
    I said this because here in Palestine, we have other teachers, but there is a lot of unemployment but the teachers who usually teach training, will teach that,All teachers get time for training and all students get the right amount.

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  • Cheam Common logo wonderful_laboratory | Cheam Common Junior Academy | United Kingdom
    20 Jan 2022

    The idea I have chosen is Making reading a bigger focus for students
    This is a good idea because reading is an essential part of childrens learning and is needed for later life. By improving that skill, children will excell in their learning and certainly benefit from it in the future.
    A problem with this idea might be when learning to read, children will not be able to focus on their other top priority lessons. This may be missing out on important factors of maths and English or other subjects.
    Would this idea work for schools where you I live? Yes
    I said this because most children do know how to read at my school but if one child didn't, they could be taught seperately with private reading sessions during school so they can learn properly. This way, they would not be interfering with the other childrens lessons and be benefiting by learning without distractions.

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  • Cheam Common logo affectionate_atmosphere | Cheam Common Junior Academy | United Kingdom
    20 Jan 2022

    The idea I have chosen is Making reading a bigger focus for students
    This is a good idea because It means that children will have many literacy skills in life instead of not being able to read what is on the board and on other surfaces.
    A problem with this idea might be That the attention that children might be getting might potentially not help; in the end they might not understand how to read.
    Would this idea work for schools where you I live? Yes
    I said this because If children all over the world are able to learn how to read then so can the children near me; no other child is different from the other as they are all capable of achieving anything that they push themselves to do.

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  • British Council.jpg credible_rock | Khan Younis Prep A Girls School | Occupied Palestinian Territory
    20 Jan 2022

    The idea I have chosen is Making reading a bigger focus for students
    This is a good idea because The student could be a good and diligence student because with reading our minds increase in thought and intelligence minds . And this student can be a awesome people in the future
    A problem with this idea might be Not complecated problem if all the world helped this school🙂
    Would this idea work for schools where you I live? Maybe
    I said this because I have a hope to be better people and be learned people

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  • British Council.jpg enthusiastic_hippopotamus | Beit Hanoun Prep Girls A School | Occupied Palestinian Territory
    20 Jan 2022

    The idea I have chosen is
    Making reading a bigger focus for students Reading is very important, as it develops the creative thinking of the student. Focusing on the student and making reading the focus of his life is a very positive thing. I often see that readers are the people who achieve their ambitions and have deep and creative thinking. Providing these skills to the student will be a useful thing. It is very positive and will not only benefit him in school but also in his daily life and increase the percentage of information he has and we will have a sane society with sound thinking and not ignorant distinct from other societies and will help us when setting new laws or confronting a problem in the country. Wise skills :)
    And yes, this idea can be provided for our country, and in my opinion, it will be an idea that will change the focus of our lives in a positive way. We will overcome many obstacles and reduce the illiteracy rate.

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  • British Council.jpg genuine_memory | Shouka Prep Girls School | Occupied Palestinian Territory
    20 Jan 2022

    The idea I chose is to close the small schools and group them together in larger schools. The reason for choosing this idea is that it is a very useful decision that will help reduce expenses, but it is after all exhausting for students and parents. But not at the expense of the students of the remote area who are deprived of their opportunity to education, but when the schools are closed and grouped with large schools, all learning services will be available for all the different areas, but there is no supervision of schools in remote areas and teachers and students do not adhere to the official working hours to come to school But if those small schools are closed, the school administrators will make sure that neither of them is absent, whether a student or a teacher, and as a principle of closing small schools and grouping them with large schools, we must not abandon it. Students to put them in many and varied forms and benefits. From my point of view, students and teachers will have enthusiasm for the experience of grouping with large schools until the students are satisfied with their presence in the big and new schools because their numbers are greater and they have more friends and specialized teachers are available for all subjects and they have more suitable facilities for them to walk it.

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  • British Council.jpg cultured_lute | Beit Hanoun Prep Girls A School | Occupied Palestinian Territory
    20 Jan 2022

    The idea I chose is to make reading the focus of the largest students. This is a unique idea because it is an essential thing for students and the development of their personality. Reading does not only develop the mental and intellectual side, but also develops the personality of the student, so it accumulates in his mind a lot of questions, and he searches for them, and thus the intellectual student provides access to new information.

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  • British Council.jpg creative_chicken | Beit Hanoun Prep Girls A School | Occupied Palestinian Territory
    20 Jan 2022

    The idea that I chose is the behavior of the students inside the school because the students should know their behavior and determine this is a good idea because if the students do not have to follow their behavior inside the school, the unexpected will happen and from the behaviors of this idea it is possible to increase the student’s bad behavior if he feels monitored Or whoever considers his behavior wrong, he must follow appropriate solutions for his age. Will this idea succeed in the schools in which I live?? Yes, because school counselors try as much as possible to solve all students' behaviors and solve the results of these behaviors.

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  • British Council.jpg appreciative_pear | Shouka Prep Girls School | Occupied Palestinian Territory
    20 Jan 2022

    The idea I have chosen is to use technology in education or social media, as social media is one of the most popular and widespread sites at the present time, as students spend most of their time on it; Therefore, the use of means of communication in the educational process, and its integration with the curriculum is considered one of the most intelligent and creative ways, and it can be achieved by creating a special group in the classroom through social media, and publishing articles, topics, and lessons; To discuss or ask questions.

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  • British Council.jpg aware_painting | Shouka Prep Girls School | Occupied Palestinian Territory
    20 Jan 2022

    The idea I have chosen is Closing smaller schools and putting them together into bigger ones
    This is a good idea because Because of this combination and integration of union, partnership and strength, so we create a strong, recovering and complete building, that gathers many advantages and stores energies and efforts, saves a lot of waste on small schools by containing them in large schools, remains able to face challenges and with strength whatever they are, the support becomes in schools The big one is the mother, the goals are carefully drawn, the planning is stronger, and the performance is outstanding
    A problem with this idea might be The problem may be in the policies of the demand for integration and the expended time, and there may also be rejection from the students’ families for such reasons as being away from home, as well as the refusal of some teachers for the same reason.
    Would this idea work for schools where you I live? Maybe
    I said this because Since the schools in our area are remote and far from vital areas, and I think that the refusal will come from the people, fearing for their children

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    1. tom Tom @ Topical Talk
      aware_painting's comment 21 Jan 2022

      A thoughtful response, aware_painting! You have shown one of the practical problems of this if the new big school is far away. What if all the big school was near to all the smaller schools?

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      1. British Council.jpg aware_painting | Shouka Prep Girls School | Occupied Palestinian Territory
        Tom @ Topical Talk's comment 21 Jan 2022

        I think we are looking for a solution to a set of more profound problems, for the big school to be close to the small school, this doesn't work at all, we will go back to the same zero square without solution, we will look to build a complete structure and interface for a strong integrated school that is close and big at the same Time to reach our goals, and if there are two structures for two schools, large and small, in the same place, the difference between them becomes clear. Combining and merging them is the solution by all measures.

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  • British Council.jpg caring_personality | Shouka Prep Girls School | Occupied Palestinian Territory
    21 Jan 2022

    The idea I choose is to make reading ap greater focus for students, because reading increases students' level of know ledge and makes them more aware of the outside life, and also reading various books that talk about people's experieces makes students more aware of what might happen to them in the future and the problems that may be there lack of funds to build free libraries and find people who volunteer to spread the importance of reading These schools in which live will help facilitate teaching students to know the true a biltities of students. There are students who are not interested in parents, so you find that they do not care about studying because they not find enough support, so we cannot bring out the abilities within them.

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  • British Council.jpg friendly_orange | Beit Hanoun Prep Girls A School | Occupied Palestinian Territory
    21 Jan 2022

    1- The idea you identified is to make the upper reading of the general background study whose idea was basic in the subject of comprehension. Reading is a skill that is acquired through learning and develops with participation and practice, and the higher your skill is, the higher your understanding of what you read will be 2- The problems that may be the lack of reasons and understanding from the textbook, and also some countries do not care about the mouse and do not produce many books. 3- Will this idea help schools that live for yes, because it is a way of reviving you, revitalizing, the matter is a serious self-education so that you are able to focus and immerse yourself in what you read.

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  • British Council.jpg steadfast_woodpecker | Beit Hanoun Prep Girls A School | Occupied Palestinian Territory
    21 Jan 2022

    The idea I chose is to make reading a greater focus for the students
    This is a good idea because this thing is useful for school and students. I will say useful things from the teacher's point of view. The better students read in reading, the more money they earn, something that helps teachers give money and practice work, and they can improve school conditions. As for the students, this is beneficial for them, because reading is one of the habits that help the student to mature.
    The problem with this idea may be the book industry or the pulp and paper industry which is the third largest polluter of air, water and soil in the world, producing more than 100 million kilograms of toxic pollutants every year. The world's pulp and paper production is the fifth largest energy consumer, needing approximately 4% of the world's average energy consumption.
    Will this idea work in the schools where I live? Yes
    I said this because it works to transfer knowledge and experiences between different cultures and peoples. Because life is by nature an integrative life, and reading is a link between different cultures. As for children, it helps them use imagination, learn new vocabulary, absorb new concepts and exercise the mind, and all the benefits of reading lead to increased creativity. Understanding a variety of topics allows people to make connections between disparate ideas, something that would not have been possible without the knowledge and mental strength gained through reading.

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    1. British Council.jpg radical_beetle | Beit Hanoun Prep Girls A School | Occupied Palestinian Territory
      steadfast_woodpecker's comment 24 Jan 2022

      I agree with you that reading is a focus because of its many benefits, and this lies in the possibility of integrating several cultures and information in one book or one text. It is very useful or, as the scholars said, it is food for the mind.

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  • British Council.jpg kind_cymbals | Shouka Prep Girls School | Occupied Palestinian Territory
    21 Jan 2022

    I prefer to focus my thought on reading because reading has many benefits.
    As people say, reading is a refresher course for the mind and soul, and reading is food for the mind. It is one of the most important training courses to stimulate the mind and improve skills. In addition, many students in my school love to read. They used to borrow different stories and novels from my school library to read, but now they can't borrow some of the stories and novels. Due to the dangerous emerging virus (Covid 19).
    I know this is a serious problem, but we can handle it. First, I will suggest to my teacher a schedule where only 25 students will be allowed to the library every two days. Before going into the library, every student should make sure to sanitize their hands. When they are in, they should keep a distance from each other and wear a mask. Each student will choose his book to read and they should not exchange books. If a student wants to share ideas of their books they can share them on a WhatsApp group.

    Another problem that might face us, is that the number of books is not enough. For this, I will plan for a campaign where everybody, including teachers, can donate a book. We will collect the books and add them to the library. I believe this will be a very fruitful idea.
      
    Reading allows us to learn about the news and learn more about news and symptoms of diseases and viruses such as the new dangerous COVID-19 virus and this is a problem that all my school students, including myself, face. For our safety, we must keep our distance While the Islamic religion calls for social solidarity and interdependence, Covid 19 came to keep us away from each other. It is dangerous and safe and we can keep ourselves safe by reading and other things about reading.
    And give an example of reading. Like you want to go to a new place that you don't know well and know how to read, and when you arrived at the place I found signs and information about the place where it is when I read it to help you know the right way, the right places, go in peace and come back in peace and all these things are through reading and there are many benefits of reading.

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  • British Council.jpg unassuming_tamarillo | Beit Hanoun Prep Girls A School | Occupied Palestinian Territory
    21 Jan 2022

    The idea I have chosen is Making reading a bigger focus for students
    This is a good idea because Reading is the most important skill in the world, as it is a requirement in all fields. The problem of illiterates is great in the world, but it must be eliminated because it results in many dangers. You need to read, even simple professions, and also not only the problem of work, but who does not know how to read, which results in a failed generation and ignorant children, so this problem must be eliminated from now and focus on reading in schools, for reading is the most important thing in education.
    A problem with this idea might be The problem may be in providing books in large quantities for students, as well as providing an appropriate method for teaching children to read from a young age.
    Would this idea work for schools where you I live? Yes
    I said this because The method of teaching in my country is good and interesting to teach children. The teachers use methods that contain entertainment in reading, as this makes the students love to study and learn more quickly.

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  • British Council.jpg excellent_snow | Shouka Prep Girls School | Occupied Palestinian Territory
    21 Jan 2022

    The idea I chose is to focus on reading because it achieves many areas so that the student can read, study and do homework, and for the teacher, how can he teach when he does not know how to read. As for the problems, I do not think that there will be any problems. I just think that when reading spreads, people will be looking for books to study and read, so the problem will be the decrease in the preparation of books, but the printers will solve this problem. Of course, this idea will help schools so that we know that there are female students and male students whose averages are decreasing, but this will help female students and male students in the ability to write, understand and focus, and the number of outstanding female students will increase, and they will become future generations so that some of them will become teachers, including doctors and others.

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  • British Council.jpg fulfilled_peach | Shouka Prep Girls School | Occupied Palestinian Territory
    22 Jan 2022

    Also, the idea I've chosen is to close the small schools and group them together into larger schools* This is a good idea because if we close the small schools and group them together into large schools, well, at first, I think some students go to school for purposes other than studying. This causes a residual. So if the student’s goal is not to go to school only for the sake of education, this will reduce the student’s chances of qualifying for the university and completing his studies, and thus job opportunities in the country will decrease. ! It's a good idea to get rid of the small schools and group the students into the big ones, isn't it??
    And why not make some schools offer free lessons or even make it a small amount that simple families can pay!
    Will this idea help the schools I live in?Of course you will help the students with that, that is, when they find the idea that there are only five schools in each city, they will come up with a great idea instead of having many schools.

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  • British Council.jpg supportive_literature | Jabalia Prep Girls A School | Occupied Palestinian Territory
    23 Jan 2022

    The idea I have chosen is Making reading a bigger focus for students
    This is a good idea because The basis of education is reading, so it will be important to make students familiar with it, and it also helps them in various aspects of life, not a day passes in life without reading something
    A problem with this idea might be Well, the problem is that there may be some students who don't care, so it will be difficult to convince them.
    Would this idea work for schools where you I live? Yes
    I said this because Students really like it , so this will be easy .

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  • British Council.jpg smart_glacier | Beit Hanoun Prep Girls A School | Occupied Palestinian Territory
    23 Jan 2022

    Preparing teachers and qualifying them to deal with students with readiness and taking into account individual differences is not an easy matter, and training on these matters makes teachers more able to deliver information to children in an interesting and distinctive way. Large gatherings in schools or interest in children’s education. Scientists were able to develop their skills through teachers who supported them and developed their individual skills by strengthening. This is what I want to achieve. A distinguished, skilled teacher can produce distinguished talented children.‎‏
    This may be a problem if the teacher relies on getting money, which is more important to him instead of paying attention to what he must provide for his children of education. Here the teacher does not succeed in developing skills, so I suggest the presence of periodic and permanent follow-up committees for what is provided to children
    This may be a problem if the teacher relies on getting money, which is more important to him instead of paying attention to what he must provide for his children of education. Here the teacher does not succeed in developing skills, so I suggest the presence of periodic and permanent follow-up committees for what is provided to children

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  • British Council.jpg wondrous_flight | Beit Hanoun Prep Girls A School | Occupied Palestinian Territory
    26 Jan 2022

    The idea I have chosen is Making reading a bigger focus for students
    This is a good idea because The school should be the place where talents are developed and incited, and the relationship of talents with education is more important than its connection to maturity and the surrounding environment, so schools must provide all the things necessary for the child to be educated, by making him read more and what It will make him get to know the outside world more, and also by making reading the focus of the student will develop his creative mental abilities.
    A problem with this idea might be That people do not pay much attention to children and say that they are young, when the future comes they will learn everything by themselves, and they do not know that all ordinary children are talented, and gifted children are just ordinary children, they received great care, and they say about children are young who cannot learn, so They do not send them to schools to learn, read and write.
    Would this idea work for schools where you I live? Yes
    I said this because People understand what a child is and they are afraid of it, and when the government does seminars, people all go and that's how people will understand the importance of what the government is doing to students and communities .

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  • British Council.jpg bright_cat | Beit Hanoun Prep Girls A School | Occupied Palestinian Territory
    26 Jan 2022

    The idea I chose is to make reading the focus of students’ focus, because our generation is a social media generation. Most students now depend on cell phones and all their lives are related to them. If reading is the focus of the student’s focus, he can be busy with reading instead of wasting the majority of his time reading. Reading nourishes the mind and soul and makes us more aware of what It is located in the world, and reading also helps to know the languages ​​and how to pronounce them, and thus knowledge of the culture of this country, and it may have a positive impact in the future if you travel or something like that.

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  • British Council.jpg compassionate_bassoon | Jabalia Prep Girls A School | Occupied Palestinian Territory
    26 Jan 2022

    The idea I've chosen is to close the smaller schools and group them together into bigger ones, that's a good idea.
    Because it is always better to be united and together than to be separated “I will imagine it in my mind, now if there are 3 small schools and a group of students everyone goes to another school this will be difficult because that is how they are scattered and do not form friendship and cannot exchange their ideas among themselves, and also a principal It is his duty to the district to inspect the conditions of the schools, so now what is better to go to 3 small schools or to a large school, 3 small schools are collected. Of course, this is the best because it makes it easier for the district director to understand the situation and know the needs of the schools and what they lack. Also, when including small schools, we may provide From the needs of schools, for example, every school requests a large amount of cleaning tools, for example, and this costs. When we collect them, it will reduce the cost. Also, when collecting small schools, it will help solve the problem of climate change. For example, every school uses a generator of electricity and this generator takes out a lot of polluted air that affects the environment. Bringing schools together, we reduce the amount of air pollution, and thus we have helped solve the problem of climate change.

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  • British Council.jpg mindful_raisin | Islamabad Model School for Girls (VI-X), I-10/4 | Pakistan
    26 Jan 2022

    The idea I have chosen is Closing smaller schools and putting them together into bigger ones
    This is a good idea because because in Smaller schools usually have fewer sports and extracurricular opportunities. The number of large programs and classes is also limited. Smaller schools tend to be in areas that attract a very specific type of people, while larger schools tend to have a far more diverse student population. Large schools have the capacity to offer more specialized programs for disadvantaged students and students with special needs. A wide variety of classes and activities make it possible for students to find their niche. larger schools have better athletics, more things to get involved in, and a wider variety of courses for more academic success.
    A problem with this idea might be Is that, some teachers who used to teach in these schools will have their salaries cut off and closing of schools will waste a lot of student's time.And there are some parents who do not send their children to big schools but to small schools because there are more expenses in big schools.
    Would this idea work for schools where you I live? Maybe
    I said this because Because I want small schools to be abolished and big schools to be built so that children who are not able to get education in small schools in a generous way can make up for their shortcomings in big schools and make further progress.

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  • British Council.jpg jolly_honeyberry | Jabalia Prep Girls A School | Occupied Palestinian Territory
    26 Jan 2022

    It is necessary to focus on reading for the age of 9 years, because we know its usefulness to the person in terms of scientific, moral, literary information, logical thinking, and enlargement of his encyclopedia and his experience in all aspects of life. Some students read * Unavailability of some books that some prefer * Not coordinating a suitable time to borrow, and of course this idea will help in my school to educate students and increase their encyclopedia

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  • British Council.jpg splendid_drum | Jabalia Prep Girls A School | Occupied Palestinian Territory
    29 Jan 2022

    The idea I have chosen is letters and how to make agood sentence from the words. This is agood idea because it based on the base of any language that is "the letter" . When we want to read well must learn them and pronounce them well. students should use the words they have saved in their daily situations especially in the class. students may faced some problems when they didn't learn and pronounce correctlly and it reflect on making sentences makers between students and that is agood thing to improve their reading and other skills very well. Would this idea work for school where I live? yes ,because when we care from lower stage with students we will improve their ability to create sentences and read it well in higher stage

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  • Cheam Fields logo content_badger | Cheam Fields Primary Academy A | United Kingdom
    21 Mar 2022

    The idea I have chosen is Giving teachers free lesson plans, one day a month for planning and a bonus for meeting targets
    This is a good idea because if the teachers are able to have a free lesson plan, they have the ability to teach children more and new things that they might not know yet. Also, when this happens, the kids will gain more knowledge about the topic and the teacher will also get to teach new things. This way, the children will get much smarter and more tactical.
    A problem with this idea might be the teacher might spend too much time learning it herself, that she spends less time to explain it to the students. If this happens, the children will not understand what they have to do and will get very confused. Another thing is that if the work is too tricky, students might not understand it very well and might just give up eventually.
    Would this idea work for schools where you I live? Yes
    I said this because people in this area tend to not study that much but if they get to learn new things and have more time to study, they will do very well in any tests they have in the future time.

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    1. tom Tom @ Topical Talk
      content_badger's comment 22 Mar 2022

      A careful look at this idea, well done content_badger!

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