Tag Archives: Life Lessons:PSHE and SRE in schools

Children’s Mental Health Week: Action not Polemics

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This week is Children’s Mental Health Week – a time to focus our thoughts and actions on how well we are supporting our young people and their individual wellbeing. Of course, every week and every day should be  a time … Continue reading

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Wellbeing in Schools: How many more have to suffer before we get our priorities right?

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Yesterday we found two stories from the Daily Mirror that may have escaped notice due to neither of them appearing on any news bulletin. One is about a reported increase in the number of calls to NSPCC’s ChildLine from frightened … Continue reading

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The Values and Virtues of Character Education

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Last week, thanks to @SurrealAnarchy on Twitter, we read this article by Robin Alexander on “Character Education”. http://www.consider-ed.org.uk/education-election-true-grit/ It’s a thoughtful article that resonates with much of what 3Di has said over many years about the importance of personal and … Continue reading

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A Reasoned Debate: Why PSHE Education MUST be Statutory

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PSHE and “Relationships and Sex Education” are continuously in the news. Take a look at the Guardian website today (24th March 2015) and there are no less than 5 articles which are specifically concerned with the wellbeing and personal/social development … Continue reading

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“Life Lessons”, Conclusions and Recommendations on the Purpose of PSHE and SRE

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This is the third of our posts on the “Life Lessons: PSHE and SRE in schools” report from the House of Commons Education Select Committee. http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm201415/cmselect/cmeduc/145/145.pdf Before we comment on the conclusions and recommendations (pages 54 -56), we need to … Continue reading

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Life Lessons: Education Select Committee Report on PSHE and SRE

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The Education Select Committee of the House of Commons has today published its report on the teaching and importance of PSHE and SRE. http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm201415/cmselect/cmeduc/145/145.pdf The cross-party committee unsurprisingly yet pleasingly recommends that PSHE, with Sex and Relationships Education as a … Continue reading

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