Tag Archives: PSHE Education

Sleep Deprivation, PSHE and Lifelong Learning for Living Well

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Another day, another story about poor health issues for children and young people – both physically and mentally. Sleep deprivation and/or disturbed patterns of sleep are affecting an increasing number of children, according to BBC Panorama (to be broadcast imminently). … Continue reading

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Children’s Mental Health Week 2017: Action not Polemics – Déjà vu

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It’s Children’s Mental Health Week 2017, and we’re again disappointed to report that despite repeated calls for action regarding the increasingly poor mental health of our children and young people, effective policy change has not happened. Increase in funding?  – … Continue reading

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Fear Eats the Soul: Girl Guides Attitude Survey, Wellbeing and Action are Urgently Needed

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Earlier this week, the Girl Guides Association released their “Girls’ Attitude Survey”. It’s uncomfortable reading. https://www.girlguiding.org.uk/globalassets/docs-and-resources/research-and-campaigns/girls-attitudes-survey-2016.pdf This isn’t a small insignificant survey. It was carefully constructed, with researchers carrying out interviews with over 1600 girls and young women between the … Continue reading

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#Dear Justine: Helpful Hints – Part One

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With a new Secretary of State for Education comes a new hashtag – a polite “Dear Justine”, offering helpful advice and urgent pleas from teachers, educators and parents to Justine Greening. (Thanks to @TES for the suggestion of #DearJustine). It’s encouraging to … Continue reading

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More on Mental Health Awareness Week, and PSHE.

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Woman’s Hour on Radio 4 regularly has features on education, children, wellbeing and mental health. This morning was no exception. This week is Mental Health Awareness Week and Woman’s Hour ran a very good piece on the work that Place2Be … Continue reading

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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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Does our Education System Contravene the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child?

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Does our education system contravene the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child? In theory, it may not do. In practice, it’s a different matter. The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child was signed in 1989 … Continue reading

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