News

Sustainability

Hi all Sorry to talk trash but it’s time to recycle this important topic... Ice breakers: Do you recycle at home? Do you think companies do enough to help the environment? Is it really worth all this effort to recycle? Why recycle - It all just goes into a land fill...

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Prevent

I hope you had a good weekend.  Let’s explore the PREVENT agenda this week.  We are tasked with introducing PREVENT to all students so let’s remind ourselves what is it? “'Prevent' is a government strategy aimed at stopping people being drawn into terrorism.” It has 2...

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The Lone Worker

Maybe one of the most relevant topics for your clients?  Working in care usually means lone working, often during anti-social hours and in various private homes.  So what do your students think about how safe they are and how they can be safer?  Here are some...

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CitizenAid

Sadly, we live in complex and disturbing times with a 'highly likely' risk of terrorism as we have seen in Manchester, and again on Saturday night in London. The first few minutes after an incident are the most important when attempting to save lives. Four experienced...

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Freedom of Speech

A tricky topic this month.  “Freedom of speech is the concept of the inherent human right to voice one's opinion publicly without fear of censorship or punishment.” However the news links below show how complex a subject this is.  So what do your students think? Some...

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Discrimination

Last time we looked at equality in general so before moving on to other topics let’s explore this subject a little further. Wednesday was International Women’s Day.  In the news are current stories of individuals challenging corporate dress codes, flexible working and...

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Ageism

This month we explore the topic of ageism.  Maybe a well-known subject, understood by all, but maybe a subject that is really ignored or at best brushed under the mat?  It will be interesting to see how seriously your students take this topic compared to religious...

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Beacon successfuly renews Matrix Standard

Beacon Education Partnership has been accredited with the nationally recognised quality mark for organisations which provide support to individuals to make learning and work more accessible – the Matrix Standard. Achieving the Matrix standard has been a long term goal...

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