This week is Loneliness Awareness Week. One cause of loneliness in children, is bullying. It is reported that over half of the UK's 12- to 15-year-olds have faced some form of bullying in their lives, which is also reflected on a global scale with UNESCO data showing that 1 in 3 teens worldwide report being bullied recently.
Seeing the images and news coming out of Ukraine can be distressing and can lead to increased anxiety for our young people. As educators we need to address these upsetting events in a practical and helpful way. Read more here.