Lord Jim Knight, the Chief Education Adviser at Tes Global who will be speaking at the Digital Families 2019 conference, explains how technology can help schools take a more collaborative and rigorous approach to children’s wellbeing and learning.
When you hear the word ‘gambling’ the first image that comes into your head is probably a lottery coupon or a Las Vegas roulette wheel, not a child betting in their favourite online game. But a report by the Gambling Commission found that almost 40 per cent of 11 to 16-year-olds had spent their own money […]
It can be difficult to stand against this peer pressure. The Dove Self Esteem Project’s Uniquely Me Parent Guide has lots of ideas, which you can download for free, for how to help your child not feel bullied by other people’s ideas about how they should look.
Counselling helps you to focus on and understand more clearly the issues that concern you. By respecting your own values, choices and lifestyle, the counsellor can work together with you towards making choices or changes that are right for you.
Counselling will take place on a weekly basis, each session lasts 30 or 60 minutes. A contract will be made to work with you for 4 sessions and then evaluate if further counselling is required.
The first meeting will consist of a detailed assessment and evaluation of the situation presented by the pupil. The counsellor will also explain the nature of the work and what the pupil might expect. Goals and objectives of counselling will be established at this point.
Pupils will be seen individually, but sometimes group counselling can be organised.