Tag: mental health

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Amid the retention crisis and ever-increasing levels of teacher stress, it has never been more important to look after staff wellbeing. Sonia Mainstone-Cotton has some suggestions Staff wellbeing...
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The government’s proposals for additional mental health support for school pupils are to be scrutinised in an inquiry by MPs. The parliamentary education and health committees will hold...
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The majority of primary and secondary schools offer counselling to support children’s mental wellbeing, but school leaders lack the time to properly vet the services they commission. A...
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A government green paper on children and young people’s mental health, tackling internet safety and the impact of social media, will be published before Christmas. In a response...
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An eagerly anticipated green paper is just one of the opportunities on the horizon for improving mental health provision for young people, according to a national children’s charity....
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A commitment to train secondary teachers to identify and deal with mental health problems in pupils will be funded by the government at a rate of just £67...
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The Department for Education has announced plans to run wellbeing trials in schools, but we should beware of too much talk of a “mental health crisis”’ in schools...
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Mindfulness and relaxation are to be taught in schools as part of a government trial to combat teenage anxiety and to promote child happiness. But critics say the...
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The first public session of a joint inquiry by the health and education committee was held today. Schools Week has rounded up the key points:   1. School...
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An alternative provision multi-academy trust has extended student therapeutic services to staff to help them to manage the challenges and pressures of their work. Speaking at the WomenEd...
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A decline in the number of educational psychologists working with schools has prompted calls for a shake-up of funding. The number of educational psychologists employed by local authorities...