Learning outdoors has benefits for children’s health, mood and social skills.
Studying English literature at school is very different to reading for pleasure.
Several schools in Scotland have paused the rollout of facial recognition technology in school canteens following inquiries from the UK Information Commissioner’s Office.
It is a false dichotomy to judge schools as either ‘safe’ or ‘unsafe’. The reality is more complicated.
Take part in collaborative working and play to your strengths.
Remote work provided by schools is particularly important to underprivileged families.
Our research can help understand the role schools play in transmission.
Exercise classes are made up of one-way instruction – but PE is collaborative and can teach all-round skills.
It’s not just children designated as being ‘at risk’ who are vulnerable. There are thousands of others who have not been assessed and who need the ‘safe haven’ of school.
Start early and choose teachable moments over a ‘big talk’.
As British journalist and author, Reni Eddo-Lodge, writes, the US civil rights movement too often becomes “the story of the struggle against racism”.
The children in our study had concerns that included making friends, meeting new teachers and coping with school work.
Teenagers told us they experienced racism at school, on social media, and in their wider community.
As lockdowns end, schools are reopening. But it will be far from normal.
LGBT+ inclusive relationships education in English primary schools needs
to be varied and holistic.
Children abused at home may not be safer at school – in fact the lockdown may have made life easier for children at risk, and their parents.
Young people spend too much time sitting still. When they get a chance to move, it should not be stressful.
Afternoon breaks are being cut in UK schools but simply making this time more meaningful could have better benefits for children.
When it comes to inclusive education, England has gone backwards, with more and more students placed in segregated provision or excluded from educational opportunities.
Taking everyday lessons outside can improve well-being and engagement, yet it is not as used as often as it could be.