Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) relate to a range of traumatic experiences in childhood that have demonstrable impact on future health, mental wellbeing and life chances.
Schools cannot eradicate mental health problems in children entirely. What they can do is create an environment that fosters and protects mental wellbeing and encourages resilience in children.
Parents can become disengaged with school – this post looks at overcoming common barriers so parents can have maximum impact on their child’s education.
A look at Cyberbullying – the use of ICT deliberately to upset someone else.
How do you spot a child in your class or school with the signs of anorexia? Teachers and teaching assistants will find this list helpful to identify the signs.
You may be about to return to teaching after maternity leave or it could be after a period of absence due to illness; whatever the reason you are bound to be filled with a myriad of questions and anxieties about going back to work.
Unfortunately, examples of conflict, difficult situations and difficult colleagues all have an air of inevitability about them in education. The pressure of the job, the incessant scrutiny on the profession and the culture of fear that, sadly, exists in many schools means that they can be a breeding ground for conflict. Therefore – especially if you responsible for leading or managing others – it is really important that professionals know how to manage conflict and how to deal with difficult situations and colleagues. Read our top tips for doing just that.
Of all the challenges that a teacher has to face, there can be few as frustrating or as difficult to deal with as a disengaged, disaffected student.