“Too Much, Too Soon”

Earlier this month the “Too Much, Too Soon” campaign made headlines with a letter calling for a change to the start age for formal learning in schools. Here, one of the signatories, Cambridge researcher David Whitebread, from the Faculty of Education, explains why children may need more time to develop before their formal education begins…

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We’re Recruiting

We’re Recruiting We are recruiting in Mid Argyll and Kintyre Do you have just 2 hours a week you can offer to a family in your area? Volunteering can help you with your personal skills and enhance your job prospects when looking for a job. We are looking for people with parenting skills and who…

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BUILDING RESILIENCE IN YOUNG PEOPLE THROUGH EMOTIONAL LITERACY

BUILDING RESILIENCE IN YOUNG PEOPLE THROUGH EMOTIONAL LITERACY In this article Rhona Philp, from Lifelink, tells us how their Emotional Literacy programme is improving the lives of young people. If someone were to ask you to define the term “emotional literacy”, would this pose a challenge? It’s an uncommon phrase for many, but the basic…

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