Children and young people's mental health - the role of education
The House of Commons Education and Health Committees joint report 'Children and young people's mental health - the role of education' has been published.
This report makes 13 recommendations under the following headings:
- Wellbeing in schools and colleges
- Mental health support in education providers
- Co-ordination between health and education services
- Cuts to school and college based services
- Social media
One key recommendation is to train school and college staff to recognise the warning signs of mental ill health in their students.
Read the full report here https://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm201617/cmselect/cmhealth/849/849.pdf
Other - 30 Nov 2017 Silver AND Gold Member Only
Presented by Michael Surr, Education Development Officer, this webinar explores what we mean by 'universal classroom provision' and how this can be as effective as possible for children and young people with SEND and ALN.
Other - 23 Oct 2017 Silver AND Gold Member Only
Presented by Alex Grady, Education Development Officer, this webinar, the third in a series, explores what the effective evaluation of interventions looks like, and how you should approach the evaluation of the interventions that you use.
Tips - 17 Oct 2017 Silver AND Gold Member Only
Pupil passports are an important tool within wider person-centred working and lots of schools and settings use them. Have a look at these suggestions for how you can ensure that you are using them effectively, or to help you to start using them, so that they can contribute to improved outcomes for children and young people with SEND.