The main findings of the research show that as a result of doing their DofE, which is undertaken by 14 to 24-year-olds, participants feel more confident in overcoming difficult situations, more independent and that life is more worthwhile.
Mental health distress among teachers has always been high, but now with Covid its soaring! Melanie Nunn , a qualified Mental Health First Aid instructor at Strictly Education, asks whether its time schools got serious about it?
This study highlighted that children with special education needs and/or neurodevelopmental differences and those from lower income household displayed consistently elevated behavioural, emotional and restlessness/ attentional difficulties over the course of the pandemic.
Since the onset of the Coronavirus(COVID-19) pandemic in the UK in March 2020, children and young people have experienced major changes in their lives. These have affected their family situation as well as their access to education, leisure and other services.
After attending yet another mental health course which raised awareness of the issues faced in schools but offered little in the way of solutions, Paula Talman decided to do something about it. So she set up the iSpace Wellbeing Curriculum
The new school year will pose challenges for teachers as they cope with up to six months of lost learning
This report by YoungMinds investigates the mental health impact of the Covid-19 coronavirus on young people with mental health needs reveals the pressure that the crisis has put on young people and support services.
When Chris Dyson took over at Parklands Primary School, there had been 150 exclusions in the previous year and morale was at an all-time low. By addressing the underlying wellbeing issues, he is now head of a school that is in the top 1% nationally for maths and which has received an ‘Outstanding’ rating from Ofsted.
Child and adolescents are experiencing a mental health crisis that is affecting all areas of education. How can schools and teachers help students build resilience and positive mental health so they can cope with the increased stress of modern society? Our editor, Jory Debenham, explores some of the apps available to help support our young people.
Teaching is becoming one of the highest stress
professions and burnout is rampant. What can
be done to help mitigate its effects? Ben White
explains why it’s proving harder than everyone