Child development
Focus on: Headteachers

Focus on: Headteachers

Two headteachers speak to fiona aubrey-smith about how the use of the teacher effectiveness enhancement programme after an ofsted inspection has helped them to sustainably improve the quality of teaching One of the issues regularly debated by schools across the SSAT’s Primary Network is how to focus on improving pedagogy and practice in such a way that is right for children and their teachers, in the context of rigorous, challenging

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Tackling abuse within Institutions

Tackling abuse within Institutions

There is today much greater recognition of how children may be harmed and sexually exploited. Post Jimmy Savile, we are beginning to understand how those in authority can use their position, power and status to abuse, often over a prolonged period. We are also beginning to understand how groups of people may organise themselves to sexually abuse children on the streets. Why these organistions must remain a key priority Whilst

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Survivors R Us. Tales from the abused in society.

Survivors R Us. Tales from the abused in society.

My name is jade. I am 18 and the CEO/founder of Survivors-R-Us UK. I suffered mental/physical/sexual abuse for 16 years. I do however, firmly believe that prevention is better than cure.

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Where should Children play? In Or Out?

Where should Children play? In Or Out?

When I was growing up, parents were much the same as they had been for decades before. We were told to be careful, that we shouldn’t talk to strangers and all the other usual warnings. The only overarching rule was to be home before the street lamps came on. That seems like a fairly quaint idea to people now, especially considering none of us owned a mobile phone then. We

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