Parents should resist urge to brag about their children’s exam results online, Good Schools Guide says
Parents should resist the urge to brag about their children’s exam results on social media, the Good Schools Guide has said.
It can be “devastating” for students to see their classmates’ grades paraded online particularly if they are feeling underwhelmed with their own results, according to Elizabeth Coatman, a consultant at the guide.
Her warning comes as thousands of students across the country prepare to pick up their GCSE results this Thursday. “We want to reinforce the message about not boasting your children’s successes on social media,” Ms Coatman said.
She acknowledged that this can be “pretty hard to resist” but urged parents to lead by example when it comes to showing off on social...
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