Tag Archive: mental health

Covid crisis has left children riddled with anxiety and terrified of germs

14th July, 2021 8:12 am

Pupils are worried about their future due to impact of lockdown school closures and deaths in the family, study finds.   Children are suffering from a range of “Covid-related” anxieties including germ-phobia and a fear of failure, a study has found. The most common mental health problem affecting young people is anxiety, according to a paper published by the National... View Article

Sir Kevan quits over catch-up funding

3rd June, 2021 8:47 am

Our children deserve better than this half-hearted plan Sir Kevan Collins comment from The Times When I was appointed education recovery commissioner in February, I was set a single exam question: what should be done to help children catch up learning lost in the pandemic? During a 40-year career in education, I have been accountable for the performance of hundreds... View Article