Joanne MacDonald describes an innovative approach to drugs education for young children read more

New research evaluates how effectively Sure Start programmes help children with special needs and disabilities read more

Patricia Lee explores practical ways for you to introduce children to musical concepts and elements. read more

Linda Thornton and Pat Brunton explore ways to use the children’s curiosity about their world to become self-motivated, independent learners. read more

Maggie Parker-Heys urges practitioners to appreciate the skills required to form even the simplest letters. read more

Do you always know what messages your parents are taking away with them? Carole Farrar examines some of the messages that you may be giving out

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Psychologist Sylvia Clare discusses the importance of physical touch in helping children and young people reconnect to learning. read more

A Case Study: Anita Brown, Deputy Headteacher, Ponteland Community High School, Northumberland. read more

G&T coordinator Jo Smith explains how to get the most out of working with parents. read more

Reticence to engage with parents on the part of schools can be deep-seated. Teachers may not be aware of the benefits that parents can bring to the learning experience and the students may not realise that they will benefit too. Julie McGrane looks at how parental engagement can be initiated and how schools can find the forms of engagement that work best

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