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children and young people with SLCN

Bercow: Ten Years On: The experiences of children and young people with SLCN

I CAN detail how their new independent report presents a real and updated picture of the experiences of children and young people with SLCN and their families, ten years on from The Bercow Report
Indigenous peoples

Canadian education and Indigenous peoples

Vice President of the Canadian Society for the Study of Education, Dwayne Donald shares his expert perspective on Canadian education and research on Indigenous peoples
interpersonal skills

Technology in education is hindering student’s interpersonal skills

According to a recent survey, over 50% of teachers believe that technology in the classroom has hindered the interpersonal skills of pupils the most
learning to drive

Young people put the brakes on learning to drive due to high cost

A new study has revealed that 31% of 17 to 25-year olds are holding off from learning to drive due to high expenses
quality schooling

Foreign Secretary calls on world leaders to provide quality schooling for every girl

Providing every girl with at least 12 years of quality schooling will solve many of the world’s problems, Boris Johnson told pupils during a surprise school visit on International Women’s Day
world of work

Bringing the world of work to life for young people

The Careers & Enterprise Company is calling out to employers across all sectors and industries to help make a real difference to the lives of young people
workless households

Number of children in workless households down over half a million

Number of workless households falls by 881,000 since 2010 and 53,000 on the year
career prospects

Over-sharing online could harm future career prospects

Parents are concerned that their children are ruining their reputations and future career prospects through the content they’re posting online
physical conditions

New mental health initiative launched to support children with physical conditions

A new initiative to prevent mental health problems arising in children with long-term physical conditions has been successfully piloted across Scotland Long-term conditions, such as arthritis, spinal bifida, epilepsy and diabetes often have a profound impact on the mental health of children and young people. Those living with long-term conditions are...
internet safety

UK government outlines steps to enhance internet safety

The prime minister has announced plans to make the UK the safest place to be online, making sure that what is illegal offline is illegal online As set out in the Internet Safety Strategy Green Paper which was published last year, the government is clear that abusive and threatening behaviour...

Safer Internet Day 2018- how to keep your children safe online

BullGuard cybersecurity discusses how we can connect with our children to make their online world safer Safer Internet Day aims to encourage safe and positive use of digital technology among children and young people and start conversations about just how important it is. Today’s generation lives in the digital world from...
digital world

We live in a digital world, but are our children ready for it?

Julia Adamson from BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT explores today’s digital world and asks if our children ready for it The Autumn 2017 Budget recognised that the UK’s future prosperity, growth, productivity, exports and ability to attract inward investment all depend on how the nation responds to the challenges...
burden of cancer

The global burden of cancer in young adults

Dr Miranda Fidler from the International Agency for Research on Cancer highlights the burden of cancer and the need for prevention, diagnosis, and care Cancer is a major cause of morbidity and mortality across all age groups in both developed and transitioning countries. Although substantial research on cancer in children...
Speech, language and communication

Speech, language and communication skills

Director of Education at I CAN, Deirdre Fitzpatrick turns the spotlight on speech, language and communication skills (SLCN) As I CAN’s Director of Education I’m proud to be able to say our schools, Dawn House School in Nottinghamshire and Meath School in Surrey, provide an environment where all children and...
care experienced young people

£1.4 million investment in Who Cares? Scotland

Care experienced young people in Scotland will be supported thanks to £1.4 million funding for Who Cares? Scotland from the Life Changes Trust The money will be used over five years to give care experienced young people a voice so that improvements to the care system are informed by their...
research and education

Swedish research and education is at the forefront of change

The work of Swedish Minister for Research and Education, Helene Hellmark Knutsson, is profiled by Open Access Government in this compelling article
Bilingualism in Canada

Green jobs, bilingualism, and youth: A winning combination

A group of experts from Fédération de la jeunesse Canadienne-française lift the lid on English and French linguistic minorities and bilingualism in Canada
canadian youth

Promoting the issues affecting Canadian Youth

Jonathan Miles from Open Access Government profiles the work the Minister of Canadian Heritage and what she does for Candian youth
student experience

Can UK Higher Education maintain the ‘student experience’ in the age of Brexit?

Robert Stoneman from GlobalData looks at how the UK can offer a unique and sought-after student experience during Brexit uncertainty
new mental health figures

New mental health figures show a rise in depression among teenage girls

New mental health figures revealed by a study show that a quarter of teenage girls and 1 in 10 teenage boys have suffered from depression

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