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Negroland: Book of the Week

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Radio 4’s Book of the Week this week is Negroland by Margo Jefferson. Margo Jefferson was born in 1947 to a successful black, middle-class couple in Chicago. Her memoir looks back on her childhood and the black bourgeois upbringing that … Continue reading

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Mental Wellbeing: The Need for Personal and Social Development

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We know that there’s been an increase in mental health problems for young people. This should concern everybody – teachers, parents and the whole of society. Depression and stress, self-harming, the inability to be resilient in the face of significant … Continue reading

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Human Rights Day, Maslow, Human Needs and Intelligent Responses

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The 1940s are chiefly remembered as a time of war, suffering and austerity. However, we should remember that during that decade some of our best and most creative minds were thinking about and writing about human needs and human rights. … Continue reading

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British Values, Human Values, Ofsted and Fundamentalism

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When David Cameron stood in solidarity with Francois Hollande outside the Bataclan theatre in Paris was he thinking about the similarities or the differences between their personal and their countries’ sets of values? Are there any differences between French values … Continue reading

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Enough of these school killings – prevention is better than cure

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Here is the news. “A 16-year-old boy has died from his injuries following a stabbing at a school in Aberdeen” The Guardian, today. “Sweden school attack: horror as sword attacker kills teacher and pupil” The Guardian, 22nd October October 1st … Continue reading

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