This joint report from school mental health organisation Minds Ahead and the education and youth think-tank LKMCo, concludes that a scheme modelled on Teach First should be set up in schools to train mental health specialists to work with young people.
Dr Fiona Pienaar and Dr Patrick Johnston explore what support and training schools need to address spiraling pupil and staff mental health needs.
Crispin Andrews reports on the growing recognition of the role sport can play in
improving children’s mental health - if the focus of the activity changes.
Children in stressed environments need resilience and emotional intelligence to deal with issues luckier children don’t have. Jed Sullivan explains how the lauded BBGC uses film, paintings and stories to build their inner strength.
Alison Peacock discusses the progress made by The Chartered College of Teaching as they seek to develop a new collegiality.
Karen Cromarty explains the role of counselling in schools and gives advice on how this vital service can be provided.