Damien Hinds states that while exams are “inherently stressful”, they also help build character and develop “resilience and coping mechanisms”.
Professor Jonathan Glazzard
On the thirteenth of June the BBC report that “Nurseries in deprived areas ‘face closure over funding gap’”.
Anyone with a passing interest in education will have noticed the increasing frequency with which advisory groups spring up.
Which stories matter and who says that they matter?
Schools can play a significant role in reducing mental ill health in children and young people but this is a sticking plaster which masks the underlying causes of poor mental health.
The rise of social media has led to an increase in the number of digitally manipulated images and researchers across the globe are giving increased attention to the effect of digital editing on young people’s self-esteem.
Mental ill health in young people appears to be increasing. There is a link between social deprivation and mental ill health. Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), including abuse, neglect and insecure attachments with primary caregivers also contribute to poor mental health.
Professor Jonathan Glazzard
Our conference is going to be a bit different to most, and yes, I know everyone says that, but I do believe it is true. Here’s why;
Researchers at Leeds Beckett University have conducted a survey to ascertain public opinion on teaching young children about lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people and on the teaching of same-sex relationships in primary schools. The research findings have been revealed during the high-profile media coverage of Parkfield Community School in Birmingham where parents have protested about the school’s LGBT curriculum programme, No Outsiders. Similar protests have also taken place in Manchester.
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