Autism, ADHD and school absence are risk factors for self-harm

Research led by King’s College London and South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust has analysed factors associated with self-harm in over 111,000 adolescents aged 11-17 years old. Published in BMC Medicine the study found that the risk…

News

Post-pandemic widening of inequalities for children in the North of England

A major new report paints a stark picture of widening inequalities for children in the North of England which cost…

70% of secondary school students admit to future career fear

The Careers after Covid report published today by Launch Your Career, has revealed that 70% of secondary school students do not know or are…

Literacy Trust get kids talking about climate and how to care for the environment

This Earth Day, the National Literacy Trust and Siemens have joined forces to raise awareness of the environment and engage…

UKEd Leadership

Highlighting women’s achievements makes them want to be the boss

Highlighting female achievements in the workplace makes capable women significantly more likely to want to be the boss, a study shows. Public feedback…

Want to become an expert? Here’s the 5 things you need…

Becoming an expert in any field takes time and dedication, and many people think they have a good amount of knowledge to be…

Health

Insufficient menstrual cycle education provided in UK schools

Menstrual cycle education in UK schools is inconsistent and inadequate, and teachers feel they lack time, confidence, and subject knowledge, according to new…

Self-awareness is key to helping kids cope with back-to-school stress

Pupils anxious about heading back to school after a year of pandemic lockdown can best be helped by parents and teachers getting themselves…

Research

Autism, ADHD and school absence are risk factors for self-harm

Research led by King’s College London and South London and…

Sport improves concentration and quality of life

Physically fit primary school pupils feel better and can concentrate…

Health & Wellbeing

Insufficient menstrual cycle education provided in UK schools

Menstrual cycle education in UK schools is inconsistent and inadequate, and teachers feel they lack…

Self-awareness is key to helping kids cope with back-to-school stress

Pupils anxious about heading back to school after a year of pandemic lockdown can best…

Boys who play video games have a lower depression risk

Boys who regularly play video games at age 11 are less likely to develop depressive…

Gadgets & EdTech

Excess screen time impacting teen mental health

Teens need to regularly switch screen time for physical activity for the sake of their health and mental wellbeing, according…

A love for video games can improve classroom learning, study finds

A love for video games should be harnessed by teachers to improve classroom learning, new Australian research has found. The…

Young teens should only use recreational tech and video games one hour daily

Middle-school aged children who use the internet, social media or video games recreationally for more than an hour each day…

Features

Make a Dementor From Harry Potter

We really struggled to agree on what category to file this resource feature under, so…

Entertainment

In fiction, young people choose traditional love and gender stereotypes

Fictional television series can have an influence on the construction of young people's identities and values. In relation to the depiction of…

Politics

Poorest areas in England infested with Fast Food outlets

New figures from Public Health England (PHE) reveal England’s poorest areas are fast food hotspots, with 5 times more outlets found in…