It’s A No-Money Day by Kate Milner

Wow. This book has completely floored me. It’s an emotional, sensitive, heart-rending but, in its own way, beautiful book. Of course, it’s always difficult to use a word like ‘beautiful’ about a book that is about the grinding, terrible nature of...

Teaching Kindness Isn’t Enough

Teaching kindness is a staple of elementary practice, but that isn’t the same as teaching justice. Read the full article on this link to Teaching Tolerance Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens...

An open letter to teachers from a parent in poverty

For Scotland’s Challenge Poverty Week, one mother tells teachers what they should know about the challenges of her son’s life outside school. Read the full article on this link to TES Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new...

Children in care

Coram Voice has launched a new animation aimed at encouraging young children in care in England to access advocacy to help them express their views when decisions are made about their lives. Read the news story: Coram Voice launches new animation...

Safeguarding children in education

SCIE (Social Care Institute for Excellence) has published a briefing for teaching professionals to provide an understanding of types and indicators of child abuse including: physical abuse, sexual abuse, emotional abuse and neglect. Read the news...

A Child of the Jago by Arthur Morrison

First published in 1896, A Child of the Jago is arguably the most significant novel from a school of writing that’s often referred to as ‘slum literature’. Morrison was a journalist and writer who himself came from a working class background and who...