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Government supporting schools and colleges to provide face-to-face learning for millions of children and young people

Over 585 former teachers have already come forward to support face-to-face learning

From: Department for Education

Hundreds of former teachers have signed up with supply agencies following the Education Secretary’s call for them to temporarily return to the profession, data published (on Wednesday 12 January) shows.

Initial data from around ten per cent of supply agencies...

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Support for vulnerable young people in serious violence hotspots

Young people who are most at risk of serious violence or gang exploitation will receive targeted support to keep them engaged in education and attending lessons

From: Department for Education and Will Quince MP

The targeted support, backed by £30 million , is a part of a rollout of 10 ‘SAFE’ (Support, Attend, Fulfil, Exceed) taskforces in ‘hotspot’ areas, where incidents of serious...

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More support for schools to tackle bullying

Schools across England to benefit from further specialist training to help pupils combat bullying

From: Department for Education and Will Quince MP

Published 16 November 2021

Thousands of schools in England are set to benefit from further support and training to help pupils combat bullying, learn to value each other’s differences, and improve wellbeing for staff.

As...

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Targeted support for vulnerable young people in serious violence hotspots

Young people at risk of exploitation to be supported through 'taskforces' in 21 new areas

From: Department for Education and Vicky Ford MP

Vulnerable young people at risk of being drawn into crime or gangs will benefit from a funding boost to help them stay engaged with their education and out of harm.

Following commitments laid out in the Government’s Beating Crime...

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14% of the UK’s men would not talk to anyone about their mental health

Millions of British men would avoid discussing their mental health at all

Over half of the UK’s population do not think that men’s mental health is taken seriously

Only one in three men say they would speak to a GP about their mental health, and just 7% say that they would speak with an anonymous helpline

Millions of British men would not talk to anyone at all if...

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More support for local areas to drive up school standards

More support for local areas to drive up school standards

  • £10 million for intensive support in four areas of the country to increase proportion of pupils in Good or Outstanding schools
  • Trust Capacity Fund opens for applications to create more strong multi-academy trusts
  • New church-led multi academy trusts to help more Catholic and Church of England schools
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Parenting Past 18: 1 in 10 believe adult children should never move out of family home

Parenting Past 18: 1 in 10 believe adult children should never move out of family home

  • 51% of Brits believe parents should financially support adult children
  • 24 is age children should leave home, according to Brits
  • Parents should stop paying their child’s rent when they’re between 25 and 30 years old
  • 22% said parents should financially support
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EXPLORER AND AUTHOR LEVISON WOOD CHAMPIONS CHILDREN’S LITERACY CHARITY SCHOOLREADERS ‘RACE FOR READING’ CAMPAIGN

Schoolreaders, a national children’s literacy charity, is delighted to announce that British explorer and author Levison Wood is championing its RACE FOR READING campaign. The campaign aims to raise vital funds to be able to support more primary school children with their reading skills. Before the pandemic 1 in 4 children was leaving primary school with poor literacy skills and school...

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Ben and Marina Fogle launch charity appeal to help other bereaved parents

Ben and Marina Fogle launch charity appeal to help other bereaved parents

Ben and Marina Fogle star in a new film about the pioneering pregnancy research by charity Tommy’s, which aired on BBC1 on Saturday 27 February (you can find it on the BBC Iplayer for the rest of this month), having sadly found themselves among the 1 in 4 parents who personally experience baby loss.

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