We could, if lost time really is the objection to 2021’s exams going ahead, shorten the Easter holidays and pay teachers a bonus for extra work.
Posts Tagged: children
The life-long human and financial costs associated with childhood trauma can be significant. We need a strong family foundation.
There is deprivation and lower educational attainment in the southern new towns, coastal communities, inner cities and rural coldspots.
Andrea Leadsom and Miriam Cates: The extraordinary possibilities of digital should be mobilised to help parents, young children and families
It can never replace face to face help that families need, but it can provide quick answers, useful signposting and help to combat loneliness.
Andrea Leadsom and Frank Field: Registering births in children’s centres will boost support for struggling families
This is the second of three articles in a mini-series for this week about giving children and families the best start in life.
The sixth in our mini-series of pieces from the Centre for Social Justice on the virus – and aiding those in deep poverty.
Robert Halfon: This time round, let’s keep the schools open – and not risk an epidemic of education poverty
And if the Chief Medical Officer says that the situation is rapidly becoming much worse, and that urgent action is needed, who am I to argue?
Edward Davies: Work and relationships are the core components of mental health. The lockdown has damaged both.
The third in our mini-series of pieces from the Centre for Social Justice on the virus – and helping those in deep poverty.
Introducing a series this week on ConservativeHome with the Centre for Social Justice about the pandemic and fairness
We need a long-term poverty strategy and a Social Justice Cabinet Committee. And here’s a Christmas holiday plan for childrens’ food.
Ryan Bourne: If you want to feed hungry children, don’t target food poverty. Aim to reduce poverty as a whole.
Together with tax cuts and less regulation, higher or more extensive benefits look like better support for hungry children than vouchers.
Toby Williams: Lockdown has presented huge challenges for the children of alcoholics. Here’s how we can help.
It’s already hard enough to be in this situation, without the avenues for respite being taken away too. Conservatives must do more.
Law abiding local citizens face continuous harassment. Genuine problems caused by illegal activity are ignored.
Robert Halfon: Delivering social justice means feeding children properly. We’re not doing so – and we must.
The Government’s own calculations of welfare payments do not cost in the provision of a healthy diet.
Today’s ConservativeHome online fringe event line-up: Barclay, Buckland, Ford, Glen, Afolami and Courts
The Justice Secretary and the Chief Secretary to the Treasury lead our cast of ministers, MPs, and experts for Day One.
The Free School headmistress and trailblazing education reformer shared her top tips in our latest ConservativeHome Live interview.