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Major Study Reveals Skills Children Need to Navigate an Uncertain Future

Parents value ‘soft skills’ over ‘hard skills’ to future-proof their children’s wellbeing, new research reveals. 38% cited resilience and the ability to cope through change as most important 38% are most concerned with their children developing interpersonal and social skills …

‘Sustainability Should be Taught in Our Schools’

Lincolnshire parents calling for more to be done in schools to help families adopt a sustainable lifestyle and protect the planet. Liam (38) and wife, Angela, from Crowland near Peterborough are among 40 per cent of parents claiming life with…

Archaeologist Howard Carter’s artwork now on display at The Egypt Centre

A rare painting by Howard Carter, the renowned archaeologist who discovered the tomb of Tutankhamun, has gone on display at Swansea University’s Egypt Centre. On loan from the Egypt Exploration Society (EES), the watercolour features a relief from the Chapel…

Innovative quilt project brings new mums together to share feeding experiences

A unique project led by Swansea University is recording and sharing new mothers’ complicated feelings around feeding their babies. The varied experiences of mums involved have now been preserved and form an integral part of the Maternal Guilt Quilt project…

One third of UK schools not teaching dance – despite it being part of the specified national curriculum

Dance to School – the UK’s leading online platform for teaching dance – today shed light on the lack of confidence within schools to teach dance. The findings come after the recent 2023 Ofsted PE Subject report, which noted that…

Northampton mental health programme celebrates ‘trio of triumphs’ at national teaching awards

A mental health programme that has impacted nearly 30,000 children in 50 schools across Northampton and beyond has beaten off thousands of applicants and won a national teaching award and been recognised in two other categories. The LightBulb Mental Health…

School mental health programme shortlisted for national teaching award

A mental health programme that has impacted nearly 30,000 children in 50 schools across Northamptonshire and beyond has been shortlisted for a national teaching award. The LightBulb Mental Health Programme, launched in 2021, is delivered by staff from the St…

Crime-solving author Robin Stevens captivates local pupils

Pupils at Christ College Brecon and Llanfaes Primary School were last week treated to a visit from number-one best-selling children’s author and creator of the famous Murder Most Unladylike series, Robin Stevens. Children in years five to eight from the…

Plasdŵr is major donor to local Cardiff school’s project to regenerate community sports pitch

Plasdŵr, Cardiff’s “Garden City for the 21st Century”, has made a significant financial contribution to the regeneration of Radyr Comprehensive School’s all-weather sports pitch as part of its commitment to support local projects and initiatives. The pitch, which is frequently…

Wolverhampton student nurse speaks out on stigma of mental illness ahead of national awards final

A groundbreaking Wolverhampton student nurse is appealing to more South Asian women to join her in the profession after being named a finalist in a leading UK awards scheme. Shahnaz Akhter, 50, who is in her third year of a…