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SPOTLIGHT ON HEALTH RISKS

SPOTLIGHT ON HEALTH RISKS

SEND SUPPORT CRISIS   One of the most vulnerable groups affected by the pandemic lockdown measures are children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND), and the families of these children.  Since lockdowns were imposed in March 2020 many of the...

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SPOTLIGHT ON HEALTH RISKS

SPOTLIGHT ON HEALTH RISKS

Our Smart New World   Artificial Intelligence and monitoring systems are predicted to be running many aspects of our lives in the near future.  Controversially, AI is also expected to fix all our emotional and mental problems alongside organising our diets, education...

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SPOTLIGHT ON HEALTH RISKS

SPOTLIGHT ON HEALTH RISKS

Supporting Pandemic Stress Symptoms   Post-pandemic stress in children comes in many forms, as it does with adults.  Since March 2020 when global governments locked down much of the population, children became exposed to the fractures within their family unit already...

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SPOTLIGHT ON HEALTH RISKS

SPOTLIGHT ON HEALTH RISKS

By Sir Peter Birkett | September 2021 | Education The Weight of the Pandemic Childhood obesity in the UK is undoubtedly growing at an alarming rate. According to the National Child Measurement Programme (NCMP) in 2019/2020, 23% of children in reception class and 35%...

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SPOTLIGHT ON HEALTH RISKS

SPOTLIGHT ON HEALTH RISKS

by Sir Peter Birkett | August 2021 | Education The Growing Digital Dangers for Vision Parents are growing increasingly concerned about the impact Lockdowns have had on their children’s physical health and eyesight in particular, since Covid-19 gripped the world in...

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SPB Commentary Series

SPB Commentary Series

In Discussion with Sir Peter Birkett: Leading the Way to Excellence Q: The world has seen many great leaders throughout history from Julius Caesar, Abraham Lincoln, Gandhi, Nelson Mandela and Winston Churchill to name but a handful. What main qualities do you think...

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SPOTLIGHT ON EXCELLENCE

SPOTLIGHT ON EXCELLENCE

by Sir Peter Birkett | August 2021 | Education Carrots v Canes? Corporal Punishment has been inflicted on children for thousands of years worldwide and opinion has always been divided as to how effective it is.  To force pain and humiliation on a child in order to...

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SPOTLIGHT ON EXCELLENCE

SPOTLIGHT ON EXCELLENCE

by Sir Peter Birkett | August 2021 | Education FRAMING THE SUCCESSFUL SCHOLAR (PART TWO) Many studies exist on how to predict student drop-out from Colleges or University. Poor attendance, risky social behaviours, low expectations, low achievement and lack of...

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SPOTLIGHT ON EXCELLENCE

SPOTLIGHT ON EXCELLENCE

by Sir Peter Birkett | July 2021 | Education How To Be A Successful Student (PART ONE) What Makes a Successful Student? The factors which determine a successful student inside and outside of the classroom need to be identified first, and then actioned and repeated....

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