Care Takers

Cowan, Billy (2017) Care Takers. National Union of Teachers Young Teachers Conference 2017, 9th June 2017 - 11th June 2017, Grantham.

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Abstract

Those who care, aren’t the ones who stay. Outside of parents, there is no-one more strategically placed to look after the wellbeing of our young people than teachers. However, what happens when the school system gets in the way of teachers caring for our young people as well as they can? Many schools have in place anti-bullying policies and procedures to protect young people from bullying which causes much mental health problems amongst the young, but do the schools have time to implement these procedures effectively and what happens when the people responsible for drawing up these procedures have personal beliefs that conflict with the policies they have to draw up?

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Other)
Uncontrolled Keywords: care, theatre, drama, health, homophobia, bullying, performance
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General)
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN2000 Dramatic representation. The Theater
Divisions: English Language & Literature
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Date Deposited: 03 Jul 2017 13:20
URI: http://repository.edgehill.ac.uk/id/eprint/9157

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