Education News Weekly – 11th June, 2017

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Dangerous smartphones, a school fight club and what a hung parliament could mean for education   Election news – Guardian, Independent, BBC Well, well, well. That was exhilarating, wasn’t it? Who saw that coming, eh? Certainly, there’s a good chance the education vote swung heavily towards Labour, given Jeremy Corbyn’s plan to increase per-pupil spending by 6% over the next … Read More

Education News Weekly – 22nd February 2017

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Extra time in exams, the worrying mental health of British millennials and a toy doll that could be used to spy on children   British millennials have second worst mental health in the world – Independent A wide-reaching survey commissioned by the Varkey Foundation, involving 21,000 young people (aged 15-21) from 20 countries, found Brits had the second worst mental health … Read More

Mental Health in Education: What’s Going On?

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The mental health and wellbeing of school and university students in the UK is one of the biggest issues currently facing our education system. But what’s really going on? Mental health and wellbeing is a huge issue, and can refer to any number of different cases. It can cover anything from anxiety and depression to eating disorders and self-harm, and can arise from … Read More