Just before he was replaced as Education Secretary by Gavin Williamson, Damian Hinds launched #SummerOutdoors in an attempt to lure children away from the attractions of video games, boxsets and social media.
The Home Affairs Select Committee has published a new report on knife crime and serious youth violence which calls for dedicated police officers in all schools in areas with an above average risk of youth violence.
People who talk about “political correctness gone mad” tend also to say that “you can’t say anything nowadays”. Not true, of course, but how people are addressed or referred to at work can be a sensitive matter and may lead to problems.
The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) has said the scale of asbestos in schools is “deeply worrying” and urged schools with asbestos in their buildings to ensure they manage it effectively in order to prevent staff and students from contracting incurable cancers like mesothelioma.