Aug 10th, 2012
The West African Examinations Council on Friday released the results of the May/June 2012 West African Senior School Certificate Examination. The candidates for this year’s examination performed better than their counterparts in the last three years. A total of 649,156 candidates representing 38.81 p...
In Children & Youth
Dec 20th, 2010
Breastfeeding may help children achieve higher scores at schools, particularly boys, research has shown. Photo: CORBIS Researchers found that children who were predominantly breastfed for six months did better in mathematics, reading, writing and spelling. The effect was strongest in boys. It is thou...