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Let the Children Heal You

Among our Associates are practising teachers and school leaders. We asked some of them about their thoughts on how things are now and what happens when children go back to school. Here are 33 points that came up.

Loss

At some point schools will reopen after Covid-19. At some point schools will come face to face with children who lost loved ones. Now what? Ian Gilbert shares some advice from personal experience to help schools help young people now and into the future.

Leading Online: The View From Hong Kong

We asked Ben Keeling, author of the My School Improvement Doodle Book and principal of Shrewsbury International School in Hong Kong, for his view right in thick of school closures caused by the Coronavirus outbreak.

How About Some Mind Medicine?

How to help yourself feel that little bit better when you're having one of those days? How about a little Mind Medicine, courtesy of Associate Nina Jackson.

Five Ways to Help Students Overcome Exam Stress and Anxieties

With exam season on its way, Associate Crista Hazell shares ideas to help your students deal with the mental stresses and strains they will face

Coping with Loss: How to Help Children Deal with Grief - Special Contribution

In a class of 30 children at least one will face a significant bereavement. How a school and its community reacts when it happens can make the difference between helping that child come to terms with his or new life or making the whole nightmare so much worse. In this guest blog post from writer Lucy Wyndham, we look briefly at what we can do if and when when that awful day arrives.

Nature Is Still Here

Professor Paul Clarke, an Independent Thinking Associate and active environmentalist, offers some words of advice for turbulent times.

New (Academic) Year's Resolutions

Ever worry you might be getting into a rut in and out of the classroom? Well, here are 49 suggestions for what you can do to keep yourself - and those around you - on your toes all year long

15 Seconds and Counting

Nina Jackson believes that the simple '15 Second Rule' is a great way to get back your 'life time'.

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