We keep reading of the impact and increase in Mental Health issues in children and young people but does the Sats procedure contribute towards it? Tracy Gladman, The Worrinots' Education & Business Manager looks into the contradiction surrounding the expectation of the regular school day and the reality of the expectation of Sats week.
Bringing digital apps to the fore to look after children’s mental well-being
Recent studies and aging statistics show us children’s mental well-being needs to be given careful consideration and attention; charities with high profile backing are bringing the subject to the mainstream media. Despite this issue in a technically driven world, no new solutions have been available to support children, until now.
Mental health needs to become part of the vernacular of schools. It needs to be "normal"
One graduate describes her experience of suffering anxiety at school I was nine years old. My hair was still wet from swimming class. The teachers were picking girls to sing in the school play: each would come to the front and sing accompanied by the music teacher on piano. The pupils they picked were what I categorised as "girly girls" (even at that age, aesthet ...
How Tech Is Helping Us Speak Up for Victims and Speak Out Against Bullies
In an edited version of his speech delivered at the London 2016 Founders Forum, HRH The Duke of Cambridge talks about how "technology can do more than create a patch for a problem it has presented; let’s instead create an enduring, positive shift in our culture that could not have happened without technological advancement".
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