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is the mental health champion for schools.
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'The government's promised £300 million for mental health won't fix our broken society'
11th December 2017 at 11:35
'If we allow Milo and Katie platforms in our schools, we must be sure our students are fully trained in critical thinking'
4th December 2017 at 12:16
'Removing gendered language from schools doesn't threaten anyone's rights – it's about inclusivity'
28th November 2017 at 13:17
‘I received rape and death threats after I suggested schools use gender-neutral language’
23rd November 2017 at 09:48
'In the UK, a man kills himself every two hours – as educationists, we cannot ignore these statistics'
20th November 2017 at 12:05
'We must stop excusing bullying as banter'
13th November 2017 at 11:49
'Too often, women, pupils or teachers are blamed for society’s problems'
6th November 2017 at 12:59
'Teachers should have the opportunity to select teaching material that reflects the ethnic mix of their students'
30th October 2017 at 11:50
'Steep rise in self-harm shows we are failing young people in need of help'
23rd October 2017 at 15:44
'The curriculum favours those who regurgitate information. Is it any wonder young people are susceptible to fake news?
16th October 2017 at 13:59
'We need to talk about mental health responsibly'
9th October 2017 at 11:27
'New routes into teaching will achieve nothing unless there's a change in what is expected of teachers'
2nd October 2017 at 15:07
'To improve mental health in schools, we need a discussion about education, not vague "awareness-raising" initiatives about social media'
26th September 2017 at 12:09
'We need to paint an accurate picture of the blood, sweat, and tears involved in teaching'
18th September 2017 at 15:57
'Let's not add the virtues of marriage to teachers' ever-growing list of things to teach'
13th September 2017 at 12:35
'Teachers are right to warn parents to watch what they say about body image in front of their children'
5th September 2017 at 10:46
Five difficult questions pupils ask about mental health – and how to answer them
29th August 2017 at 14:30
Seven magic mental health questions every teacher should know
21st August 2017 at 13:25
How to give a supportive, effective and proactive lesson on mental health without 'triggering'
18th August 2017 at 16:08
'Schools are making good progress on the "S" in SRE – now we must focus on the "R"'
7th August 2017 at 14:45
'Why teachers ARE celebrities: imparting knowledge is sexy'
31st July 2017 at 15:35
'Mindfulness cannot solve all of education's problems, but it can help our teachers'
25th July 2017 at 13:30
To The Bone: 'Schools can represent a safe-haven from the film industry's seeming willingness to glamorise eating disorders'
18th July 2017 at 14:43
'It's time for a rethink on how we handle bullying'
11th July 2017 at 15:40