Change is coming

It’s an interesting time in PSHE education as Health Education (primary and secondary), Relationships Education (primary) and Relationships and Sex Education (secondary) all become statutory in September 2020. A lack of guidance for schools in the past has resulted in some children missing out on vital information about staying safe and ...

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A camouflaged condition

By Lawrence Saunders With more boys diagnosed as autistic than girls, it’s generally believed that females are simply less likely to have autism spectrum condition (ASC). However studies have increasingly highlighted the difficulties in identifying ASC in girls, which can mean many females are left undiagnosed. With help from Micah Grimshaw, one of ...

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Interview with: Jan Rowe, head of initial teacher education at Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU)

By Hannah Fowler Educate chats to Jan Rowe, head of initial teacher education at Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) about her role in producing the next generation of outstanding primary and secondary teachers. And with a glowing Ofsted report under its belt, the future looks bright… Jan’s intention was to only stay ...

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Supply and Demand

For schools across the region, supply teachers are a lifeline when a member of staff is absent. To find out more about the invaluable contribution of supply staff, Educate magazine caught up with Dawn van Alwon, a former Support Centre Manager with over 25 years teaching experience. Dawn has undertaken ...

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