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edition 66 | 17-11-17

In the UK

Prince William launches anti-bullying plan to combat 'banter escalation scenarios'

The Duke of Cambridge will today launch a guide for children on how to cope with a “banter escalation scenario”, after bringing together social media giants to help combat cyberbullying.

'Schools make autistic pupils feel isolated, report warns'

Schools are inadvertently contributing to autistic pupils seeing themselves as 'different' to their classmates, say researchers.

Ten steps to become a better teacher of pupils with SEND

Collaboration and a willingness to learn are vital if NQTs are to excel at this key skill, says SEND director Simon Knight. Here, he details the available resources – and how to get the most out of them.

School counsellors needed to tackle self-harm 'epidemic', minister told' content

All young people in the UK should have access to school counsellors to tackle an "epidemic" in self-harm, the government has been told.

'The worst bullies: 'My friends called me Ugly Betty''

With Anti-Bullying week under way, newly-published research identifies friendship bullying as more harmful than physical, verbal or cyber-bullying.

In the US

How librarians can be digital mentors for teens

What is the role of librarians, archivists, media trainers, and other information professionals in fostering a healthy digital world for the next generation?

Inclusion impacts teaching time, but is far from sole factor

More training and better supports are needed to best facilitate efforts to include students with disabilities in general education classrooms.

As devices replace textbooks, should students be charged fees?

One program developed by a University of Virginia researcher, for example, focuses on helping teachers identify stress and emotions that occur during the school day.

SEL for adults: Schools add programs to support teachers' mental health

An occupational therapist and author shares her method for helping kids with autism develop the abilities they need for school and life.

Prince William 'Appalled' as a Father at Cyberbullying

Prince William has made an impassioned plea against cyberbullying, fearing his own children, Prince George and Princess Charlotte could be targets one day.

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