Has ‘zero tolerance’ gone too far? Does it epitomise inflexibility and lack understanding about what developing children and young people really need to learn? Lisa is in conversation with Mark Goodwin, who describes himself as a recovering Deputy Head, exploring these questions while holding in mind the impact for the children who are affected by this ideology.continue reading
In the current climate where language, about children, within education includes concepts like ‘zero tolerance’, isolation and off rolling, we could be forgiven for thinking that we were operating in a different century!continue reading
Complex challenges within our society require complex solutions. This includes a robust community with robust services working collaboratively from shared perspectives and values.Continue Reading
By talking about and sharing voices of exclusion we are also invariably talking about inclusion. With this in mind I afforded myself some time to think about what it means to me to be inclusive and why it might be that sometimes it appears to be like sand cascading through the fingertips of many aspects of the society in which live.