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Down Syndrome Bill to help ensure that people with the condition will have their social care needs met

Down Syndrome Bill to help ensure that people with the condition will have their social care needs met

The new Down Syndrome Bill, which is expected to clear its first Commons hurdle today when it is debated at second reading, will make it a legal requirement for people with the condition to have their

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Excessive “Mirroring” Could Explain Why People With Misophonia React Strongly To Sounds Of Chewing Or Drinking

Excessive “Mirroring” Could Explain Why People With Misophonia React Strongly To Sounds Of Chewing Or Drinking

No one likes the sound of someone else chewing or drinking. But for some people, it’s enough to cause overwhelming feelings of anger or disgust — and in some cases, send them into a violent rage.

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Betty Campbell: Statue unveiled for Wales' first black headteacher who introduced Black History Month into school curriculums

Betty Campbell: Statue unveiled for Wales' first black headteacher who introduced Black History Month into school curriculums

The public decided Betty Campbell, a popular campaigner who worked "tirelessly for race equality"...

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Could your employee be your best influencer when it comes to recruitment?

Could your employee be your best influencer when it comes to recruitment?

When most people think of ‘influencers’, they are usually thinking about Instagram stars. And whilst these influencers can reach large swathes of the population, they aren’t always the most effective,

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From east London to the City: How door knocking changed this boy's life

From east London to the City: How door knocking changed this boy's life

Reggie Nelson was fed up with the world around him after his dad died. An inspirational chat led to Reggie deciding to take a risk knocking on the doors of the wealthy to find out how they amassed the

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Back to school – how can parents best help children deal with COVID anxiety?

Back to school – how can parents best help children deal with COVID anxiety?

As children return to school this year –- the third academic year to be affected by COVID – many parents, carers and teaching staff are worried about their safety from infection. They will also be con

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To understand racism, kids must empathise with its impact — and teachers must embrace discomfort

To understand racism, kids must empathise with its impact — and teachers must embrace discomfort

For people who experience racism, the pain sometimes comes as much from words as it does from actions. Indigenous people like Adam Goodes and Latrell Mitchell have spoken of the hurt they feel when...

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Young people are missing the office – here’s how they can thrive in a post-pandemic workplace

Young people are missing the office – here’s how they can thrive in a post-pandemic workplace

When asked about the government’s position on remote working in the long-term, UK chancellor Rishi Sunak recently said that young people in particular would benefit from physically being in the office

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Generative learning – Help pupils contextualise and consolidate their learning

Generative learning – Help pupils contextualise and consolidate their learning

Matthew Lane explains how you can create two-page unit summaries to explore concepts and enhance memory...

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Life after COVID: How can people be so lonely yet so nervous about refilling their social calendars?

Life after COVID: How can people be so lonely yet so nervous about refilling their social calendars?

Neuroscience can offer insights into how social isolation and resocialization affect the brain, says guest columnist Kareem Clark....

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Parental Engagement – Has the pandemic changed how parents see their child’s school?

Parental Engagement – Has the pandemic changed how parents see their child’s school?

John Jolly looks at how parents have become increasingly invested in what their child is learning – and at what schools can do to capitalise on that…

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How to design a primary history curriculum

How to design a primary history curriculum

Building a curriculum with historical content that is both ambitious and carefully sequenced can seem daunting task – but this is how to do it, says Stephen Caldwell...

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