Primary Education News

3 Oct '14

News Lib Dems plan to make mental health and social issues part of curriculum

Junior coalition party wants children to have mandatory lessons about conditions such as anxiety, depression and sextingSchoolchildren would learn about the risks of sexting, cyber bullying and pro-anorexia websites under Liberal Democrat plans to educate young people about the realities of mental illness.The junior coalition party wants an overhaul of the national curriculum in England to make personal, social and health education (PSHE) lessons mandatory, including lessons about conditions such as anxiety and depression. Continue reading...

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