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Coronavirus Act: Detaining and isolating children

The new powers to detain and isolate ‘potentially infectious’ people under the Coronavirus Act are alarming enough when applied to adults – but how do they apply to children? John Binns, partner at BCL Solicitors LLP explores here.
online victimisation

Reduce child online victimisation: What effective prevention programs have in common

Teaching children to foster safe and healthy relationships in social media environments is explored here by Marsali Hancock from the EP3 Foundation.
protect children, digital age

How can we protect children in the digital age?

Here, Claire Quinn, VP of Compliance & DPO, CIPP/e at PRIVO, discusses the challenges of how to protect children in the digital age.
love of science, British Science Week

British Science Week: Instilling a love of science in the young

In recognition of British Science Week, Emily Whyte, Co-Founder at Mini Professors, highlights the importance of instilling a love of science in the young minds of today.
private tutors

Should banned ex-teachers be allowed to work as private tutors?

David McCarthy, Director of Education, Sophia Technologies, highlights what regulations should be in place for private tutors and why they are so important.
Online security

The importance of online security and privacy for children

Stuart Snape, Managing Partner, Graham Coffey & Co. Solicitors, provides his expert thoughts on the importance of online security and privacy for children under 13, including the key role parents play in this vein.
keeping children safe

Keeping children safe: Is the internet a friend or an enemy?

David McCarthy, Director of Education at Sophia Technologies, offers insight into how the internet can help develop and keep children safe, whilst highlighting what we should be wary of and what can be done to raise awareness.
safeguarding children

Safer Internet Day: Safeguarding children beyond the classroom

Simon Carter, Marketing and Propositions Director at RM Education, offers advice on how teachers and parents can safeguard children when using the internet.
personalised learning

Keeping personalised learning alive with artificial intelligence

Wendy Francis-White, assistant headteacher at Hawkedale Primary, explains how schools can maintain personalised learning using AI technology.
teaching kids to code, STEM

The next generation of education: Should we be teaching kids to code?

As our world evolves to embrace new technologies, so does our education system: Here, we discuss if our society should be teaching kids to code.

Biometrics could be the solution to much needed porn block

David Orme, SVP, IDEX Biometrics ASA, discusses how biometrics could be the solution for online porn blocks to help better protect children.
children with disabilities, virtual reality

Virtual reality boosts physical therapy for children with disabilities

Dr Alison Cernich, Deputy Director of the NICHD, and Dr Theresa Cruz, Acting Director, National Center for Medical Rehabilitation Research at NICHD, describe technology that helps children with disabilities.
cybersecurity and computer science, code their dreams

A cybersecurity and computer science initiative for students to “Code Their Dreams”

In this piece by Marsali Hancock from EP3 Foundation, we learn how a mum launched cybersecurity and computer science initiative reaching over 13 million students. The firm teaches children and college students that they can “Code Their Dreams”.
registered childminders

Thousands of registered childminders pushed out of Early Years Industry

Yoopies UK explores the continued decline in the number of registered childminders and the connection between the latest Tax-Free Childcare.
increase engagement in science

Increasing student engagement in science, technology, engineering and maths subjects

Simon Biggs, Education Outreach Officer at Renishaw, explains how businesses can engage with students to increase engagement in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) subjects.
school bullying

Revealed: The local authorities best at tackling school bullying in England

England’s best local authorities for tackling school bullying have been revealed in new research that has explored the number of exclusions across the country.
childcare

Councils receive funding boost to support childcare and early education

Councils across England will receive a funding boost to deliver free childcare places, enabling parents to work more flexibly and supporting children’s early development.
have children, young people, cancer

Fertility information: Giving young cancer patients the chance to have children

Young people with cancer are potentially being robbed of the ability to have children as important information around fertility is not being communicated at the earliest opportunity says the cancer charity, Teenage Cancer Trust.
Global citizenship

Education: Global citizenship for human flourishing

Dr Anantha Duraiappah and Nandini Chatterjee Singh from UNESCO, Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development, share their views on the importance of global citizenship for human flourishing.
uk space agency scheme

Tim Peake welcomes new UK Space Agency scheme to reach 1 million children a...

The UK Space Agency has launched an initiative to help the space sector deliver a million engagement activities a year with young people across the UK.

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