Category: Education

Why It’s Time to Look Beyond the Classroom

Ever heard the phrase “it takes a village to raise a child?” Well, it’s time to dust off that adage and apply it to the current education system.

First off, let’s clear the air. Schools play a crucial role in teaching our kids, but they’re not the be-all and end-all of education. We tend to believe that once our children pass through those hallowed halls, they’ll emerge as well-rounded, self-regulating adults

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Time to Talk Day

Details on Time to Talk day 2024 can be found here

Time to Talk Day, was launched in 2014 – the idea being to get people talking to break the stigma that surrounds mental health problems. Although #mentalhealth problems affect one in four of us, people are afraid to talk about it.

It is a myth that mental illness has to do with ageing. In fact, mental health disorders affect younger adults more than the elderly. An alarming fact is that fifty per cent of mental illness begins by age 14, and three-quarters begin by age 24.

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