Why inclusion?

why inclusion

This is a summary of an article written by EEE Assessor Dr. Vesna Varunek.  All research references mentioned in this summary are detailed and listed in the actual article. You can download the full article by clicking on this link: Why Inclusion? Summary Who is a SEN student? Authors Vade and Moore (1987:15) consider that … Read more

What parents should know about pastoral care in their children’s school

pastoral care

What is pastoral care? Pastoral care is the provision schools makes to ensure that all the children are both physically and emotionally well. It strives to establish a positive learning climate in which children are well integrated and develop at their maximum potential emotionally, physically, psychologically and academically. It takes an enormous amount of time … Read more

Should these life skills be taught in school/college?

life skills taught in school

There are more and more voices concerned that there are essential life skills which schools right now don’t seem to cover. Here are some examples: 1–Finance What is a credit card/loan and how do interest rates work? Do you really need them? What are the best ways to save money and invest efficiently? How do … Read more

5 Teacher training workshop ideas most teachers would appreciate

teacher training workshop ideas

The reality of the situation is many teachers are overworked and often tired. This can be a challenge to well meaning administrators that want to provide them with additional tools of the trade. Here are five teacher training workshop ideas that most teachers will be appreciative of, happy to attend and will even improve their … Read more

The benefits of kids spending time in nature

spending time in nature

Research shows that when kids spend time in nature, their well-being, motivation and confidence increases. There are numerous studies, such as this one recently published by the Wildlife Trust, which demonstrate that spending one hour a day in nature makes kids more environmentally and wildlife aware, happier and more motivated to do outdoor jobs. Here … Read more

10 ways to improve teachers’ wellbeing

teachers' wellbeing

In October of this year, we celebrated 24 years since the creation of the first World Teacher’s Day. It is a time to celebrate the great contribution our teachers bring to our students’ wellbeing and implicitly to our societies. However, as far as their wellbeing is concerned, UK studies demonstrate that teachers’ wellbeing and mental … Read more