Five ways to help children reconnect

Dr Hazel Harrison, a clinical psychologist, says children urgently need support to connect - and reconnect - right now as they get used to the school day all over again and we ease out of lockdown.  But how do we help them? Dr Hazel has five simple steps teachers can take

Five lessons from a year of remote teaching

By Amy Higgins, a secondary school teacher in London. I remember when I accepted that schools would close. I was standing by the photocopier (the ‘water cooler’ of teachers) and a wide-eyed colleague looked up from his phone to share the news that Ireland had just closed its schools. I had

Three social media apps recommended by the experts

A new academic year brings new ideas and strategies. For many schools and colleges, they will be rethinking or continuing to enhance their communications approach, and social media will no doubt be high on the agenda. With this in mind, CPMM Media Group’s PR and social media management team has recommended

72-year-old man completes a marathon in his garden

A pensioner who has spent almost four decades supporting children’s athletics has overcome his own running challenge as a result of the COVID-19 lockdown.  Dennis Gill, 72, from Liverpool, who was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease seven years ago, completed a marathon by running more than 1,000 laps around his garden in