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Information management

Information management

A parent recently asked me why her daughter was willing to tell her certain things, but clammed up when asked about other topics.  I replied by telling her the story of one young woman who said to me:  “I do tell my Mum things, but not at the time they happen.  I have...

Knife Crime

Knife Crime

The deaths and injuries to young people in our city centres as a result of knife crime are both a disgrace and a terrible tragedy. Yet the response of politicians and policy makers has been to lay the blame almost entirely on falling police numbers. As a result of...

Teenagers and sleep

Teenagers and sleep

It has been really exciting to see the development of sleep lessons for young people, developed by Dr Michael Farquar in association with the PSHE Association.  I have long believed that good sleep is a key element contributing to the health of teenagers.  It is...

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