"Restrictive practices are clearly not being used in 'last resort' circumstances, and are being used with very young children." A new report launched today in the House of Lords presents data on the inappropriate use of restrictive interventions on children and young people with disabilities. Professor Richard Hastings from CEDAR comments.
Dr Michael Wyness from the Centre for Education Studies comments on the use of children in 'county lines' drug dealing
Dr Michael Wyness from the Centre for Education Studies comments on the use of children in country drug lines, saying they are "sometimes trafficked from urban to rural areas in order to distribute the drugs."
The NSPCC reports that the number of referrals by schools seeking mental health treatment for pupils has shot up by over a third in the last 3 years. Professor Sarah Stweart-Brown of Warwick Medical School comments.
Allow children and young people to play and learn without being constrained by narrow stereotypes - expert comment
Dr Maria do Mar Pereira, Associate Professor and Deputy Director of the Centre for the Study of Women and Gender at the University of Warwick, comments on children’s play and gender stereotyping in schools following the Church of England issuing new guidelines today.