Dr Mandy Shaw, Lecturer in Criminology at Leeds Beckett University, explores the bullying of young people in this short, research-based paper intended to support practitioners and inform policymaker thinking, which was written during the early days of the Coronavirus pandemic. Read in full
Richard Sproson, Headteacher at King Richard School, Cyprus, offers a global perspective on how his school community adapted to the challenges they faced during the pandemic, embracing online learning while maintaining regular contact with their students and school community
Just Like Us works with schools and colleges across the UK to make the lives of LGBT+ young people and their allies as awesome as possible. They do this through various programmes including School Diversity Week (June 22 – 26) which they have adapted for home learning this year.
Francis Gonzalez, Headteacher at Richard Cloudesley School – a special school based in north London – describes how COVID-19 has enabled the school community to adapt how children and families are supported both in and out of school
As schools prepare to welcome more young people back following the pandemic, Emma Pinnock, SEN Consultant, Essential Education Group, explains the importance of acknowledging their losses over the last few weeks and shares practical tips, strategies and resources for school Read in full
As they prepare for reopening, Dr Martina Lecky, Executive Headteacher at Vanguard Learning Trust, describes how the trust’s schools have split their preparations to focus on the immediate, practical logistics while remaining considerate of the longer-term impact on their communities.
In this think piece, which considers how it will be for children when they return to school following the COVID-19 pandemic, Barry Carpenter, CBE, Professor of Mental Health in Education, Oxford Brookes University and Matthew Carpenter, Principal, Baxter College, Kidderminster explain why they believe a Recovery Curriculum is necessary to successfully transition children back to school.
In the second and final part of this series, Alacoque Marvin, former teacher and now member of Wrigleys Solicitors’ education team, considers how to avoid (or at least be prepared for) a SEND tribunal disability discrimination claim.
In the first article in this two-part series, Alacoque Marvin, former teacher and now member of Wrigleys Solicitors’ education team, considers how to avoid (or at least be prepared for) a SEND tribunal disability discrimination claim.