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Early Intervention

My last blog focused on the urgent need for young people to become problem solvers for the future – and the need for all young people to become more aware of the social and racial issues that too often prevent fairness and equality of opportunity for all. Today’s blog is inspired by an article (Jenni…

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Into the Future

What lessons, if any, should we learn from our present pandemic? And what can we do to make amends for the past? The answer to this second question is – nothing. The past cannot be erased as if it had never happened. But we can, and must, learn from its effects upon the present. I…

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Reading is boring!

No, of course it isn’t! But what a problem; getting children to read books when tablets – with their fast moving and vibrant colours – beckon more invitingly. What is it about screens? I wish I understood, but not having been born and brought up in this technological age, I simply don’t get it. I…

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Back to School

So thank goodness, after this summer’s huge disruption children are now back at school. Fingers crossed, there will be no more lockdown problems. I think that Heads and school staff have a huge burden placed on them to keep children safe. They need all the help they can get. My granddaughter (Year 4), after her…

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Parents: Help Your Child Succeed

My last blog was in June. It seems ages ago so I want to get going again. July has been an extremely busy month but I am excited about the outcome. My five books for parents have been completely republished – with fresh covers and revised content. So I can’t wait to publicise them. In…

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