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
The demands placed on students with dyslexia can be overwhelming, leading to perpetual feelings of failure, high anxiety and low levels of self esteem. Dr Jonathan Beckett shares first-hand accounts and puts forth a call to action.
What can schools do to spot and ward off mental health issues? Dr Margot Sunderland shows how teachers are in the perfect position to offer early interventions.
There is a mental health crisis underway in the lives of many young people, which is being made worse by punitive behaviour management models. Dr Asha Patel and Sal McKeown make a case for a more empathetic approach.
Helping children understand and reframe difficult emotions can go a long way to building resilience and countering unwanted behaviours. Janet Rose and Louise Gilbert share a powerful technique for helping both young people and adults improve their emotional intelligence.