How does Western education impact on the mental health of our young people? | Val Bolam

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Today I’m in conversation with Val Bolam and our question is ‘How does Western education impact on the mental health of our young people. Could it be time for change?’

Val is a specialist Teaching Assistant, with a training background in social care, she has worked in both main stream and special school settings, across all key stages supporting students with a wide range of additional needs.

Links:

Twitter: https://twitter.com/val_bolam

The videos Val referred to:

Playing the game of life – Alan Watts

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QXvoYGrnuv8

RSA Animate: Changing Education Paradigms

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zDZFcDGpL4U

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