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  • Why it is a huge mistake to get rid of parent governors on school boards Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Artwork by Gary Edwards © The Open University

    Why it is a huge mistake to get rid of parent governors on school boards

    By Dr Jacqueline Baxter

    By scraping elected parents from school boards, the government is removing a vital source of knowledge and ...

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    Updated on:

    25 May 2016

  • Why it is a huge mistake to get rid of parent governors on school boards

    Why it is a huge mistake to get rid of parent governors on school boards Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Artwork by Gary Edwards © The Open University
    Updated 25 May 2016
    By scraping elected parents from school boards, the government is removing a vital source of knowledge and undermining a democratic system of education,...
  • Does Inside Out accurately capture the mind of an 11-year-old girl? A child psychologist weighs in Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Tanyaru | Dreamstime.com - White Eggs With Different Emotions In Tray Horizontal Photo

    Does Inside Out accurately capture the mind of an 11-year-old girl? A child psychologist weighs in

    By Jane Timmons-Mitchell

    Is it enough to use Joy, Sadness, Fear, Disgust and Anger to portray a pre-pubescent child's behaviour?

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    03 May 2016

  • Does Inside Out accurately capture the mind of an 11-year-old girl? A child psychologist weighs in

    Does Inside Out accurately capture the mind of an 11-year-old girl? A child psychologist weighs in Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Tanyaru | Dreamstime.com - White Eggs With Different Emotions In Tray Horizontal Photo
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 03 May 2016
    Is it enough to use Joy, Sadness, Fear, Disgust and Anger to portray a pre-pubescent child's behaviour?
  • When do children develop a sense of gender? Creative commons image Icon Brian Sawyer under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license

    When do children develop a sense of gender?

    By Dr Vanessa LoBue

    Young children are flexible about their ideas of gender - but, for most, that flexibility soon vanishes. When do...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    31 Mar 2016

  • When do children develop a sense of gender?

    When do children develop a sense of gender? Creative commons image Icon Brian Sawyer under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 31 Mar 2016
    Young children are flexible about their ideas of gender - but, for most, that flexibility soon vanishes. When do ideas about gender become fixed in children...
  • Rugby: A game of risk and reward Creative commons image Icon By The original uploader was Scravy at German Wikipedia - Transferred from de.wikipedia to Commons by Jutta234 using CommonsHelper., CC BY-SA 3.0 under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    Rugby: A game of risk and reward

    By Jessica Pinchbeck

    What are the risks of playing rugby and are they worth it?

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    14 Mar 2016

  • Rugby: A game of risk and reward

    Rugby: A game of risk and reward Creative commons image Icon By The original uploader was Scravy at German Wikipedia - Transferred from de.wikipedia to Commons by Jutta234 using CommonsHelper., CC BY-SA 3.0 under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 14 Mar 2016
    What are the risks of playing rugby and are they worth it?
  • Child of our Time: Order your free 'Becoming a Teenager' booklet Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
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    05 Feb 2016

  • Child of our Time: Order your free 'Becoming a Teenager' booklet

    Child of our Time: Order your free 'Becoming a Teenager' booklet Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
    Updated 05 Feb 2016
    Order a free booklet exploring key aspects of childhood and teenage life.
  • Michael Johnson on early childhood specialisation Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Moment/ Channel 4

    Michael Johnson on early childhood specialisation

    Is it better for children to focus on one sport or a range of sports? Michael Johnson hears experts’ and athletes’...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    12 Nov 2015

  • Michael Johnson on early childhood specialisation

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    Michael Johnson on early childhood specialisation Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Moment/ Channel 4
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 12 Nov 2015
    Is it better for children to focus on one sport or a range of sports? Michael Johnson hears experts’ and athletes’ views on childhood specialisation.
  • BYOD reaches the classroom: Should parents pay for tablets for lessons? Creative commons image Icon BarbaraLN under CC-BY-SA licence under Creative-Commons license

    BYOD reaches the classroom: Should parents pay for tablets for lessons?

    By Professor Peter Twining

    As tablets edge out exercise books, should parents be picking up the cost of devices used in classrooms?

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    Updated on:

    21 Feb 2014

  • BYOD reaches the classroom: Should parents pay for tablets for lessons?

    BYOD reaches the classroom: Should parents pay for tablets for lessons? Creative commons image Icon BarbaraLN under CC-BY-SA licence under Creative-Commons license
    Updated 21 Feb 2014
    As tablets edge out exercise books, should parents be picking up the cost of devices used in classrooms?

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  • The family at the centre of early learning

    This free course, The family at the centre of early learning, focuses on the positive learning relationships that can exist in any family and how...

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    9 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    22 Aug 2016

  • The family at the centre of early learning

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    The family at the centre of early learning Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Courtesy: Karen Horsley.
    Introductory level Duration 9 hours Updated 22 Aug 2016
    This free course, The family at the centre of early learning, focuses on the...
  • Physical activity: a family affair

    This free course, Physical activity: a family affair, aims to explore the effects that the family has on the amount and nature of physical activity...

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    15 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    17 Feb 2016

  • Physical activity: a family affair

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    Physical activity: a family affair Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: © Cade Martin/Getty Images
    Advanced level Duration 15 hours Updated 17 Feb 2016
    This free course, Physical activity: a family affair, aims to explore the effects...