Bloomsbury Education have provided QA Education with a books package worth over £80 to give away to one lucky winner – and there really is something for everyone in there! From early years to dyslexia-friendly stories and teacher well-being, we’re sure this package will be greatly appreciated by teachers and pupils alike.

The package consists of:

100 Ideas for Early Years Practitioners: Observation, Assessment and Planning

by Marianne Sargent (£14.99)

During Stress Awareness Month, editor Victoria Galligan speaks to Hitesh Dodhia, Superintendent Pharmacist at PharmacyOutlet.co.uk, about the mental health issues facing the teaching profession. 

Hitesh highlights the importance of recognising the signs of stress in staff, and the need for heads to implement better stress management within UK education.

Jessica Kingsley Publishers have very kindly provided QA Education magazine with a collection of four fabulous new EYFS titles, which we are giving away to one lucky reader! The collection covers food, school readiness, empathy, wellbeing and PSED. The books are:

 

Helping Children Develop a Positive Relationship with Food

A Practical Guide for Early Years Professionals

Jo Cormack

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2017-10-16T01:00:00

Schools across the Essex area have been working with a local garden centre to find out more about how houseplants can positively impact health and wellbeing in the classroom. 

Perrywood Garden Centre, in Colchester, has been working with schools across Essex to highlight the benefits of bringing plants into the classroom. 

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2017-09-04T01:00:00

Superintendent Pharmacist Hitesh Dodhia from Pharmacyoutlet.co.uk talks about how to prevent illnesses and ailments spreading around the classroom this September

Now that the summer holidays are over and kids across the UK are due to be thrust back into school buildings with hundreds or even thousands of classmates, many parents are racing around the high street to get supplies in time for the new school year, including products to help fight winter illnesses.

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2017-07-21T01:00:00

Schools and academies across the length and breadth of the country are full of staff battling stress and anxiety, leading one Trust to explore an innovative solution to the problem. 

Leigh Academies Trust in Dartford decided to look at ways to combat stress in school staff by using Cranial Electrotherapy Stimulation (CES) with the use of an Alpha-Stim Device.

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2016-09-26T01:00:00

 

"Helping to shape the health, wellbeing and self-esteem of current and future generations through motivational workshops and talks in schools across the country”

The benefits of teaching school-age children good eating habits to promote health, wellbeing and self-esteem and optimise potential

BY TINA LOND-CAULK, BSc (Hons) NT, mBANT, RSM

Teenage eating habits are poor and getting worse, the Department of Health has claimed.  The statistics are overwhelming:

•      1 in 3 children will go on to develop diabetes