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Mental Health Awareness Week

Mental Health Awareness Week

Monday 18th May 2020

HEPA Ongoing Support

Written by HE Engagement Assistant, Bryony Mutton Mental Health Awareness Week will be taking place this month from the 18th-24th of May. The chosen theme is “kindness”, a timely choice given the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. As Mark Rowland, Chief Executive of the Mental Health Foundation, highlighted recently, ‘Now more than ever, we need to re-discover kindness in our daily lives.…

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Online Resources in light of Covid-19

Online Resources in light of Covid-19

Thursday 26th March 2020

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With Schools in the UK closed to reduce the spread of the covid-19 virus – and only open to look after the children of “key workers” and vulnerable children – what can be done to fill the void coupled with the latest stringent restrictions on freedom of movement outside the home? If your school already puts work online, using Google…

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Supporting students to choose their post 16 routes

Supporting students to choose their post 16 routes

Wednesday 6th November 2019

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Following on from October’s blog, ‘Supporting students to choose their higher education route’ below are some of the questions and resources we use when speaking to students. We recognise that lots of you will be advising students on their post 16 choices at the moment, so hopefully these will assist you. Questions to ask students Do your ideas fit in…

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Parent Blog: Jennie - Ongoing Support

Parent Blog: Jennie – Ongoing Support

Friday 14th December 2018

Parents Ongoing Support

Jennie has two sons, the eldest is currently at Loughborough University, studying a sports coaching degree and the youngest son is working through his GCSEs. You are now at the stage where your son/daughter has started their course. I get asked this question all the time, ‘How can I support my child when they are not at home?’ My answer…

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Parent Blog: Stella - Ongoing Support

Parent Blog: Stella – Ongoing Support

Friday 14th December 2018

Parents Ongoing Support

Stella has two daughters who both have degrees, one of which progressed via A levels onto University and the second completed an Open University degree after originally completing BTEC and A level qualifications. One of the hardest things for any parent to do is to gradually ‘let go’ of their child as I know all too well.  Even when our…

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