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HENRY, Leeds

By Emily Rogers |

28 November 2017

Early years staff across Leeds are instilling healthy lifestyles in under-fives' families through obesity-prevention programme.

Peer educators scheme, Girlguiding

By Nina Jacobs |

28 November 2017

Girlguiding has trained senior members to become peer educators to younger girls.

Medway PSHE Project

By Emily Rogers |

28 November 2017

Medway public health has been working to improve PSHE across most primary and secondary schools.

ABC (Awareness, Balance, Choice), Dhiverse

By Eileen Fursland |

28 November 2017

Sexual health charity provides sex education for young people with learning disabilities.

North Lincolnshire Council

By Derren Hayes |

28 November 2017

North Lincolnshire's focus on a stable workforce and good care leaver support has been recognised by Ofsted.

International Focus: SOS Children's Villages, Finland

By Sophie Eminson |

28 November 2017

Finland has a population of 5.5 million. Despite being a relatively wealthy country - its per capita output is equivalent to France - it has an unemployment rate of nearly 10 per cent and youth unemployment is double that level. Nearly one million Finns earn too little to cover their costs of living, with one in 10 children having welfare needs.

How peer education improves mental health

By Emily Rogers |

28 November 2017

Programme trains pupils to support their peers and better understand how to identify and tackle mental health challenges.

How pupils learn to resist grooming

By Emily Rogers |

28 November 2017

Nine- to 12-year-olds develop the skills to resist grooming.

Lessons from Serious Case Reviews: Teenagers

By NSPCC |

28 November 2017

The NSPCC has analysed evidence from serious case reviews to identify learning. This issue summarises the lessons for working with teenagers and the vulnerabilities they can face.

Ask the Experts: How do I get festive in the nursery?

By June O’Sullivan, Colin Green, Jeanie Lynch and Tracie Trimmer-Platman |

28 November 2017

Our expert panel offers advice on Christmas preparations, child protection conferences, peer mentoring, and group uniforms.