Highlights Highlights

Each month the National Children's Bureau puts out a short leaflet as part of a series entitled Highlights, with each separate issue pr...

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4:18 AM

The Byron Review The Byron Review

Today sees the publication of the Byron Review , the eagerly awaited report from Dr Tanya Byron (star of Little Angels and The House of Tin...

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7:58 AM

Social Workers in Schools Social Workers in Schools

New research from the NFER suggests that having social care practitioners who are based within a school ensures that children's needs a...

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8:38 AM

Multiple Uses Multiple Uses

In most areas, the educational dollar is not as plentiful as it should be. As a teacher, I always looked for products or additions to my cla...

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1:52 PM

Looking for Early Years Information? You need EYES! Looking for Early Years Information? You need EYES!

One of the most frustrating things about doing a Google search is the amount of irrelevant or non-academic material which appears in your re...

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6:35 AM

Bercow Review Bercow Review

The Bercow Review has been commissioned by the government to look at services for children with speech, language or communication difficult...

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5:47 AM

Keyboard Shortcuts Keyboard Shortcuts

A few weeks ago my brother told me that he'd had to turn his computer monitor upside down to continue using it. Apparently, his baby dau...

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8:27 AM

Dyslexia Dyslexia

In the headlines today is a claim that up to 2 million children have dyslexic-type learning difficulties which are not currently being cate...

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5:03 AM

Bits and Pieces Bits and Pieces

This is going to be another of those blog posts which doesn't have a central theme, but rather is composed of odds 'n' ends. So ...

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4:24 AM

Forced Marriage Forced Marriage

One of the most sensitive topics which students occasionally look at is the subject of forced marriage. So those of you with an interest in ...

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6:51 AM

Two for the Price of One Two for the Price of One

Two documents that have come out this week and may interest some of you: There has recently been a lot of talk regarding child well-being an...

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7:07 AM

Are Children Growing Up Too Fast? Are Children Growing Up Too Fast?

Dame Jacqueline Wilson, the author of the popular Tracy Beaker books, made headlines this week after suggesting that today's children ar...

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2:14 AM

Sure Start is Good for Children Sure Start is Good for Children

Do you work in a Sure Start centre, or does your child attend one? If so, it seems that you can give yourself a pat on the back; according t...

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8:04 AM

Drugs Strategy Drugs Strategy

Last week the Home Office published a ten year drugs strategy, which aims to reduce the demand for illegal drugs whilst simultaneously restr...

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4:28 AM