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Natasha Devon and children’s mental health

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For those tempted to spend a sunny Sunday morning watching 3 hours of politics with Marr/Peston/Neil and their various guests (including IDS and JHBrewer) we suggest you give your brains a rest and do at least two things that will … Continue reading

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Children in Distress: The NUT/Hutchings “Exam Factories?” Report

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If we can judge a nation by the way it treats its children, and by the overall wellbeing of its children, then please consider the following evidence from the NUT in today’s Guardian and elsewhere: http://www.theguardian.com/education/2015/jul/04/children-exams-teachers-school-anxiety-nut Children ‘in complete meltdown’ … Continue reading

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Young People Seeking Help for Exam Stress

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Many people reading an article in today’s Guardian will be appalled by what they see in it – but how many will lift a finger, or write a tweet, an email, a letter or a blog post about it? http://www.theguardian.com/education/2015/may/14/calls-to-childline-over-exam-stress-break-recordsContinue reading

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Crushing the Love of Learning

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“Let’s have an education that enables us to be fully alive human beings – and not simply a ‘utilitarian’ education” – Jeanette Winterson speaking on Radio 4’s Start The Week, this morning. *    *    *    * Continuing with the theme … Continue reading

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Inspirational Castaways – Tanya Byron and Ken Robinson

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We’re big fans of the BBC and of Radio 4, whose coverage of the arts, education, politics and current affairs is often superb. As we all know, it’s impossible to please all of the people all of the time, and … Continue reading

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