Boys find it harder to concentrate at school, ESRI study finds

Ireland“Young boys find it more difficult than girls to concentrate in school, according to a new study from the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI). The Growing Up in Ireland study examined problems facing children aged seven and eight, and found that 19% of boys said sitting still and listening in school was difficult, compared to 8% of girls …” (more)

[Jack Power, Irish Times, 7 November]

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