Unwind your mind

Stephen Bloor Learner Information, Mental Health, One Minute

This guide, created by the NHS, is one of a series about good ways to deal with mental health problems. Such problems are very common and the things you can do to help with them have been shown to work. Extra Resources NHS Guide to Managing Anxiety and Worry

Sexting – what do you think?

Stephen Bloor One Minute, Sexual Health

How common is sexting among teenagers? Do your learners know the rules? What about the consequences for them? Forces in England and Wales recorded 6,238 underage “sexting” offences in 2016-17, a rate of 17 a day. Police said they received reports from children as young as 10. Chief Constable Simon Bailey, the National Police Chiefs’ Council lead for child protection, …

Grants to help young people who have no family support

Stephen Bloor Housing, One Minute

Do you know about our grants to help young people aged 16-20 who are estranged from their family?   Buttle UK can provide financial help to young people who receive little or no emotional and financial support from their parents or guardians.   To apply the young person must have a clear education, training or employment goal that they are …

Trans Inclusion

Stephen Bloor One Minute, Sexuality

Do you have learners who express gender variance? Do you struggle with how to deal with trans gender issues? Have you ever thought your language might not be inclusive of everyone in your group? Take a look at this resource about inclusive practice and behaviour for gender variant learners. Also available is a link to a one hour e learning …

Domestic Abuse

Gavin Smith Domestic Violence, One Minute 0 Comments

Domestic abuse negatively affects children and young people. We know that they are often more aware of what is happening than parents think. How they respond depends on their age, personality and support network; but they recover best when they are helped to understand and to process what is happening/has happened to them.

Extremism and Radicalisation

Gavin Smith One Minute, Radicalisation 0 Comments

Prevent: Schools and colleges have a vital role to play in protecting pupils from the risks of extremism and radicalisation, a role which is underpinned by the “Prevent duty”  “To have due regard to the need to prevent people from being drawn into terrorism” Counter-Terrorism and Security Act 2015

Supporting Transgender

Gavin Smith One Minute, Sexuality

Every individual is unique; each person will experience their gender variance to a different degree and will respond to social circumstances differently. For some people, it is not appropriate to think of gender identity as being totally female or totally male. They may consider their gender identity to be fluid, partially male and partially female or they may consider themselves …

Positive Relationships

Gavin Smith One Minute, Relationships

Everyone has a right to have positive relationships whether that is with friends, girlfriends or boyfriends. Some relationships are abusive. In this newsletter we want to give you some things to think about so that in your area you can help people to recognise what a positive relationship is, to recognise what an abusive relationship is and to know where to …

Hate Crime

Gavin Smith One Minute, Relationships 0 Comments

HATE CRIME Hate crime is any criminal offence committed against a person or property that is motivated, or perceived to be motivated, by hostility or prejudice based upon the victim’s: – race, colour, ethnic origin, nationality or national origins – religion or belief – gender or gender identity – sexual orientation – disability   More information? Click Here