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Children and young people with special language and communication needs

Taking a system-wide approach for children and young people with speech, language and communication needs in England is the way ahead, argues Chief Executive of the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists, (RCSLT), Kamini Gadhok MBE.
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Offensive Weapons Act: Banning acid sales and automatic weaponry

The Offensive Weapons Act is here, which Home Secretary Sajid Javid says will give the police "extra powers" to tackle knife crime.
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Iranian parliament approves reform on unfair citizenship law

Iran’s Parliament on May 13, 2019, approved an amendment on unfair citizenship law to allow Iranian women to pass their nationality to their children.
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Key Stage 1 tests to be removed under new reception class check-ups

Almost 10,000 schools sign up to pilot the Reception Baseline Assessment – the 20-minute check that will mean Key Stage 1 tests are removed.
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UK parents pay £28,000 for childhood extracurricular activities

A study of UK parents found that they will pay £28,000 on top of school and living costs, for childhood extracurricular activities until their offspring turn 18.
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How can employers address parental burnout?

Nicola Jagielski, Associate Director of Clinical Services at Health Assured provides advise on how employers can address parental burnout.
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Play-based learning to develop 21st Century Skills

Aaditya Tangri, Co-Founder & CEO of Kalebr Americas and Founder of STEAMathalon shares his thoughts on why play-based learning today is important for a brighter future tomorrow.
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Councils caring for asylum seeking children to receive funding

A significant increase in funding for local authorities looking after unaccompanied asylum seeking children (UASC), has been announced by Immigration Minister Caroline Nokes.
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Open Study College launches flexible early years educator qualification course

Aspiring nursery professionals can now become qualified to enter the nursery sector through the flexible Diploma for the Early Years Workforce; provided by leading distance learning provider, Open Study College.
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Report examines origins of ‘maths anxiety’

A recent report examines the origins of ‘maths anxiety’ among primary and secondary school students which disproportionately affects girls.
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Is the UK education system equipped to look after children with special educational needs?

Where The Trade Buys conduct a study to explore how well equipped the UK education system is to look after children with special educational needs (SEN).
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More action required to support young people with speech, language and communication needs

Leading organisations have come together to urge the Government to do more to improve support for children and young people with speech, language and communication needs (SLCN).
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Parents lack confidence in helping their children with homework

According to new research by Oxford Home Schooling, only a third of parents feel confident helping their children with homework.
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New parents face six years of disrupted sleep

The University of Warwick found that the birth of a child has drastic short-term effects on new mothers’ sleep, particularly during the first three months after birth for new parents.
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All UK children will learn about mental health

Three new subjects will be universal from 2020 to ensure school prepares pupils for the world and all children will learn about mental health - health education, relationships education and RSE.
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Children are the basis for sustainable development

Alana Sorokin, Founder of Joseph & Alexander, suggests ideas to make sure the next generation prioritise sustainable development Children are the basis for all dimensions of sustainable development. They have a right to thrive, develop to their full potential, and live in a sustainable world. The next generation is surrounded by...
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The changing landscape of children’s screen time

Ahead of England’s Health Secretary meeting the bosses at Instagram over the handling of self-harm and suicide content, a new report into children’s screen time use has been released today.
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Mental health trials launch in UK schools

Up to 370 schools across the UK will join one of the largest mental health trials to boost evidence about what works to support mental health and wellbeing.
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Parents call for teachers to teach children about the signs and symptoms of cancer

Two-thirds of parents think teachers should teach school children about the signs and symptoms of cancer, it has emerged
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Swim England and Everyone Active launch new three-year partnership

Swim England and Everyone Active have kicked-off 2019 by launching a new three-year partnership.

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