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Are schools educating for the future?

Are schools educating for the future?

From September 2019, Ofsted is adopting a new inspection framework, which will be used to evaluate education providers in England. The main changes highlighted by BBC Teach are: Inspection of “good” school increased to 2 days Ofsted could arrive within 2.5 hours...

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‘Wealthy and healthy’ or huge inequality?

‘Wealthy and healthy’ or huge inequality?

Guest blog by Josh Lenthall, Senior Strategic Relationship Manager at Active Oxfordshire As I speak to counterparts from across the country and talk of the challenges that children and young people in Oxfordshire face, very often there is surprise on people's faces...

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Never alone, always lonely

Never alone, always lonely

There is a common stereotype that loneliness mainly strikes older, isolated people - and of course it can, and does. But a recent study conducted by BBC Radio 4 in collaboration with Wellcome Collection found that young people can often feel loneliness more intensely...

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The True Meaning of Inclusion

The True Meaning of Inclusion

How to create an inclusive space for young people with disabilities? by Anna Cheetham, Co-Director of Yellow Submarine When asked to write a blog on creating an inclusive space for young people with disabilities, I did exactly what Ms Miller my year 9 English teacher...

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Top Tips for Running a Youth Club

Top Tips for Running a Youth Club

Guest Blog - Roy Peach, Kennington Youth Club Leader Who doesn’t love a Top 10 list? If one pops up on Facebook I’m usually the first to see how my life can be enhanced, or not as is often the case. Type into a certain search engine today ‘Top Ten Tips’ it presumes I...

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