Tash Walker has been helping and supporting people to understand their gender identity through her work with the Switchboard LGBT organisation. Here she offers advice to parents with teens who have identified as part of the LGBTQ+ community.
Tammy has over 20 years of experience working across the criminal justice and social care sectors. This experience includes operational and management roles in statutory and charitable homelessness services, and as CEO of a charity working to prevent sexual abuse.
We as parents don’t like to feel helpless, and it makes us feel like that when we don’t know how to help our child. Luckily, there are ways to make it all feel easier.
There are two vital ingredients to success at GCSE. The ‘Why’ and the ‘How’.
Here’s why they’re so important to put together.
The proposed alternative to ‘exams’ this year is seriously problematic. Here’s why.
First let me state for the record that there’s no easy answer. Nothing is going to be able to fairly ‘grade’ students and take into account the different experiences they’ve had this year of education and keep everyone happy.
What Gavin Williamson has asked of Ofqual is an impossible task.
There should be no doubt that schools are doing their absolute best under incredibly difficult circumstances. The challenges they are facing have been largely downplayed by the media, and outright ignored by the government. We are stretching our schools to breaking point.
Clare Josa is considered the UK’s leading authority on Imposter Syndrome, having spent nearly 20 years specialising in the field, including publishing the landmark 2019 Imposter Syndrome Research Study and her new book: Ditching Imposter Syndrome, which already has readers in over 30 countries. She is the author of eight books and has been interviewed by…
This is one of our ‘Difficult (but important) Conversations to have with your child’ series. These have mostly all been live-streamed via Facebook, but we will gradually be adding them to the podcast too. Uju Asika is a multiple award-nominated blogger, screenwriter and creative consultant. On her popular blog, Babes About Town, she shares witty, informative…
Wondering how Centre Assessed Grades were decided by schools? We asked Matt, an Assistant Head, about the process his school went through.
This is a gentle reminder.
You can’t change their results by worrying about them. Neither can they.