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The trouble with sex education: consent and the quest for safety

How can sex education within schools and the home help with reducing sexual violence? Is teaching consent enough?

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Teaching Tier 4 – should kids go back to school?

It’s less than a week before children across England are due to return to school. With the government steadfast in insisting they will all go back, what are teachers feeling … Continue reading Teaching Tier 4 – should kids go back to school?

Emmerdale: prenatal testing and Down’s Syndrome storyline under fire

Down’s Syndrome is often far from a life-limiting condition: is Emmerdale perpetuating archaic attitudes and setting back disability advocacy with its upcoming Down’s Syndrome storyline?