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Schools need official guidance on pupils’ social media safety

An international anti-bullying charity has demanded better guidance for schools on keeping children safe on social media. Sue Jones,...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
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Teachers need proper sex education training, warn experts

External speakers should not be used as substitutes for trained teachers under plans to make sex and relationships education...

Pippa Allen-Kinross
Pippa Allen-Kinross
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Mental health green paper will tackle risks of social media

A government green paper on children and young people’s mental health, tackling internet safety and the impact of social...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
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Spare our blushes! SRE teacher training needed before 2019

Funding is available this year for second subject specialism training in maths, physics and modern foreign languages – but...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
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Deliver sex education as part of compulsory PSHE say subject leaders

Subject leaders want the government to implement compulsory personal, social, health and economics education (PSHE) at the same time...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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Justine Greening told by five select committees that demand for compulsory sex and relationships education is now ‘deafening’

Five parliamentary select committees have written to Justine Greening to say the demand for compulsory sex and relationships education...

Jess Staufenberg
Jess Staufenberg
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Government ‘taking forward’ academies white paper, Greening confirms

The government remains committed to the idea of all schools becoming academies and is “pulling together” legislation to enact...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker