Children in the Netherlands are mostly happy, but want more interaction

A survey carried out by the Children’s Ombudsman in the Netherlands has revealed that children feel under pressure at school.

Two thousand young people under 18 were asked for their responses to questions about how they feel about growing up and going to school.

More girls than boys filled out the poll, so the results are not representative, but the results serve as a guide about issues parents and education providers may wish to take notice of.

The majority of the respondents reported being happy, but many did feel that they were under too much pressure to perform well at school – while another common response was that they would like to have more attention from friends and families.

Read more here from DutchNews

http://www.dutchnews.nl/news/archives/2016/12/children-want-real-attention-less-school-pressure-poll/

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