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What do you know about dyslexia?

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What do you know about dyslexia?
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 29 Oct 2014
Take our quiz on dyslexia to test your knowledge of a condition many people don't understand 

How are life-chances of children at risk in the UK?

How are life-chances of children at risk in the UK? Creative commons image Credit: Catherine Pain
Updated 15 Sep 2014
Five out of 1,000 children in the UK will not live until their fifth birthday, reports Dick Skellington.

Take the survey: Working Mothers

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Take the survey: Working Mothers Copyrighted image Credit: Godfer | Dreamstime.com
Updated 28 Jan 2014
Is work working for our kids? Will shared parental leave give working mothers a more fulfilling career? Share your views and join the discussion.

Take the survey: Sibling Rivalry

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Updated 21 Jan 2014
Does sibling rivalry have a positive or negative effect on children's development? How should parents deal with it? Share your views and join the...

Posh gatekeepers of the net

Posh gatekeepers of the net Creative commons image Credit: Gary Edwards
Updated 08 Jan 2014
Associate lecturer Steve Woods explores the Posh and Becks world of Mumsnet.

World Class Films - Ghana: Bringing all students together

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World Class Films - Ghana: Bringing all students together Copyrighted image Credit: BBC / OU
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 11 Jul 2012
The Multikids Academy in Ghana is bringing kids with special or additional needs into mainstream education - not always easy with no national...

The dark heart of America

The dark heart of America Creative commons image Credit: Gary Edwards
Updated 31 May 2012
Child abuse and deaths from maltreatment are rising in America at a time when child services are being cut, says Dick Skellington

Building trust and understanding: Reflections on a case

Building trust and understanding: Reflections on a case Copyrighted image Credit: Sacha Mirzoeff
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 25 Jan 2012
How do you go about supporting a couple and children through a difficult time - with a camera crew in tow? Social Worker Annie Sempill shares the...

Social work and public perception

Social work and public perception Copyrighted image Credit: Sacha Mirzoeff
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 25 Jan 2012
The media reaction when a social worker makes a mistake can be hugely demoralising for the whole profession - and a one-sided view and scary myths...

Protecting our children through tough decisions

Protecting our children through tough decisions Copyrighted image Credit: Used with permission
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 24 Jan 2012
Working on a series looking at the lives of social workers reminded Lucy Rai of the challenges of doing the "right" thing.