Why We Should Include People

Izzy McRae | Posted 07.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Izzy McRae

I guess the only thing we can do is recognise that we're overly sensitive when it comes to getting excluded, and try not to take it too personally. I remind myself of all the people in my life who have gone out of their way to make me feel loved and valued.

"Brown Skin And Blonde Girls Only", Said My Daughter

Fariba Soetan | Posted 09.11.2016 | UK Parents
Fariba Soetan

Because keeping that conversational door open is one of the most important things to me. That she knows that she can ask anything of us- her parents- even if she suspects it's not a comfortable subject for many.

It's Time To Put An End To Digital Exclusion

Paul Breckell | Posted 09.06.2016 | UK Entertainment
Paul Breckell

Imagine if you couldn't get involved in friends' or colleagues' conversations about Games of Thrones, Breaking Bad or W1A? As FOMO (that's Fear Of Missing Out, for anyone over 35 like me) continues to take hold, it's not acceptable for broadcasters to continue cutting one in nine people out of the popular culture of their generation.

'Excluded? Are You Kidding?'

Ellena Wood | Posted 22.03.2015 | UK Entertainment
Ellena Wood

Nearly all of us grow up being told that our school days are the best, most important days of our lives. So what happens to the four and a half thousand kids who seemingly muck that up every year? Do they feel, like I would have, that they've ruined their lives?

Legalizing Acid, Pot and Shrooms - Your Constitutional Right To Think As You Wish Should Extend To Psychedelic States Of Mind

Dr. Peter Ferentzy | Posted 12.08.2014 | UK Politics
Dr. Peter Ferentzy

FOR HUFFINGTON POST USA Thomas Roberts recently wrote on a topic that has long interested me: is the banning of mind-altering, psychedelics substance...

Leeds Denied A Free 'Alternative' Education

Aissa Gallie | Posted 31.07.2013 | UK
Aissa Gallie

For 3 years now a group of parents and professionals from Leeds have been working through the gruelling application process for the government's Free ...

Collaboration is Key in Reaching Troubled Families Targets

Helen Dent | Posted 15.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Helen Dent

The troubled families programme is a major government initiative and one of its most prominent aims is to tackle problems with truancy and exclusion children of troubled families often have.

Exclusion Figures Prove We Need to Tackle Root Causes Behind Bad Behaviour

Anne Marie Carrie | Posted 29.09.2012 | UK
Anne Marie Carrie

When you see an unruly child making a scene at school it's easy to dismiss them as irresponsible and reckless. What people don't realise is that behind inappropriate and erratic actions often lies a tragic story.

School Exclusion Data Tells us More About Schools Than About Children

Dr Anna Carlile | Posted 28.09.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Dr Anna Carlile

There needs to be a louder public conversation about the ways in which the media perpetuates political myths about children and young people... And children in schools are constantly blamed for failings in the schooling system.

School Exclusions Take Responsibility for Positive Change Away From the School

Dr Anna Carlile | Posted 23.05.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Dr Anna Carlile

Dr Maggie Atkinson, the Children's Commissioner for England, was reported in The Huffington Post as saying that students should no longer be excluded for "minor infringements" such as wearing jewellery or incorrect school uniform, and that exclusions should only be implemented to protect safety and learning.

Boy 'Punished' By His School For Being Ginger, Claims Mother

Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 25.01.2012 | UK Universities & Education

A schoolboy has been "punished" by his school after being bullied by fellow students - for being ginger, his mother has claimed. Emma Walsh says he...