Schools failing young carers, report finds

Schools across the UK are failing children and young people with caring responsibilities, according to new research from Barnardo’s. A YouGov poll found that 40% of teachers were not confident that they would be able to identify a young carer in their class – and as a result, many young

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Beat Bullying

With children with special educational needs and disabilities twice as likely to experience bullying, how can SEN schools tackle the issue? We found out  Bullying is a problem in schools across the UK. The 2017 Ditch the Label report, which surveyed 1,020 young Brits aged 12 to 20, found that

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Understanding epilepsy

With the condition affecting one in 103 people in the UK, epilepsy is far more common than you might think – and it’s important that teachers and support staff get clued up on how best to support those affected. We find out more from Epilepsy Action Whether you work in a special education environment

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De-stress your students

You’ve handed out the mind maps and delivered your best ‘don’t stress’ speech, but still you can feel your pupils’ panic rising. Is there any more you can do to help? We speak to Janey Downshire, expert and author of Teenagers Translated, to see what more teachers can do to help tackle stress

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