Digitalization is spreading throughout schools all around the world, with countries in Asia making the biggest leaps. Japanese schools are now aiming for a fully digital classroom.
Seven years after almost 20,000 people died in an earthquake and tsunami that devastated northeast Japan, experts fear that Monday's tremor could be the harbinger of the much-feared rupture of Nankai Trough.
French lawmakers have approved a ban on the use of mobile phones in public schools. Critics say the move will do little to end classroom disruptions or bullying.
Digitization and high-quality education are top of the agenda at this week's World Congress of German Schools Abroad in Berlin. In addition to experts and politicians, alumni will also be taking part for the first time.
The consumption of drugs in Japan still lags behind some Western nations, but a new generation of young and curious Japanese is willing to break the rules for a new experience. Julian Ryall reports.
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