One year on from Dumfries and Galloway Schools starting the Skills for Life programmes thanks to Kavli Trust funding, we hear from teachers and children about their experiences of the programmes.
During the pandemic, when schools were closed, children in Mauritius were able to access their lessons on a special channel on national TV.
The Alex Panton Foundation interview teachers at Lighthouse School
Zippy’s Friends has been included in NHS Education for Scotland’s new Early Intervention Framework for Children and Young People's Mental Health and Wellbeing.
We are very sad to announce the closure of our excellent partner organisation, The School Leadership Center of Trinidad and Tobago.
Since its original development in 2013, Zippy’s Friends for Pupils with Special Educational Needs has been adopted by schools across the UK and by a number of Partnership for Children’s overseas partners.
As schools start to prepare for more children to return to the classroom, there is increasing concern about the impact the Covid-19 pandemic has had and continues to have on pupils mental wellbeing.
We are delighted to have successfully launched our Skills for Life programmes in Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland.
The Education Endowment Foundation have released a new guidance document which focuses on how primary schools can evaluate & develop a curriculum which supports all children’s social & emotional skills.
Charlotte Loveday in is a HLTA in Lincolnshire. She’s found lots of ways to make her Zippy’s Friends sessions a special part of the school day.
CASEL has analysed numerous research studies from around the world, producing solid evidence that promoting SEL also improves children’s academic performance.
We are delighted to be offering our Skills for Life mental health promotion programmes free of charge to primary schools across Dumfries and Galloway.
Here at Oldham Council, we are passionate about embedding The Whole School Approach to Emotional Health and Mental Wellbeing.
From September 2020 Relationship and Health Education will be compulsory in Primary Schools in England.
In March 2019, we visited Burpham Primary School CoIN Centre in Guildford to observe a Zippy's Friends for Pupils with Special Needs class.
Zippy has travelled far and wide over the past 20 years, since his first trip to Copenhagen to meet the pilot groups of Danish children.
Zippy’s Friends has been running in Slovakia since 2013, with the programme currently in its sixth school year.
Eight trainers from around the UK gathered in Birmingham to share best practice and hear about programme developments.
Partnership for Children is pleased to be supporting Place2Be’s Children’s Mental HealthWeek 2019 (4-10 February).
The incredible contribution our partner Vaiko Labui makes to the lives of Lithuanian children was recently recognised by the Prime Minister of Lithuania!
Zippy’s Friends has been introduced into Korea by the Mental Health Welfare Centre in Gwangju, in the south of the country. Caroline Egar visits a lively school in Korea.
As an educational psychologist I have always been aware of how an individual’s early life and in particular their attachment experiences impact on their cognitive, social and emotional development.