Transforming mental health in schools and colleges: the impact of COVID-19

The Royal Society of Medicine and the mental health charity Mind are inviting clinicians, researchers, teachers, parents, and young people to gather at an online conference hosted on Thursday 22 April from 10.00am to 5.30pm to explore how lockdown has affected mental health in UK schools. Speakers at the conference will examine the

Face coverings in schools and colleges to remain in place

The government has confirmed that face coverings should continue to be worn in secondary school and college classrooms as a precautionary measure when students return after the Easter break. This cautious approach will help limit the risk of transmission and enable continued monitoring of the effect of school and college returns,

Simple, stress-free steps for schools to prevent COVID-19 transmission

By Professor Neil Bacon, Medical Director and CEO of JVS Health, developers of protective sanitiser GermErase offers simple, stress-free steps for schools. For more information, visit When schools re-opened at the beginning of March, teachers and students, whilst apprehensive, were glad to be back in familiar territory. However, school leadership

Children’s motivation key to schools’ COVID recovery

As the Government considers a range of options to help children’s education recover from COVID such as longer school days, changing school holidays and tuition, a new report from the charity Education and Employers offers an innovative and inspiring option. Primary children, who are among those who have missed the biggest