Tes talks to…Rob Loe

Young people are feeling isolated and, as a result, their wellbeing is suffering. But by developing strong relationships in schools, teachers can help their pupils to become more connected, the director of the Relational Schools Foundation tells Chris Parr

Magazine article image

Rob Loe is concerned. He’s concerned about young people feeling isolated in our society. And he thinks you should be concerned about it, too.

“People are deeply worried about how disconnected young people are from one another these days – and they should be worried about it because some young people are more likely to experience loneliness than the elderly,” Loe says.

As director of the Relational Schools Foundation, which was established in 2014 as a charitable thinktank aiming to improve how people in schools relate to one another, Loe is in the business of relationship building. He ...

Subscribe to get access to the content on this page.

If you are already a Tes/ Tes Scotland subscriber please log in with your username or email address to get full access to our back issues, CPD library and membership plus page.

Not a subscriber? Find out more about our subscription offers.

Subscribe now