Learning Escape Blog
Last month, Theresa May announced new measures to support the mental health of children and adolescents, noting that “mental illness too often starts in childhood and, when left untreated, it can blight lives and become entrenched.” Over half of adult mental health problems (and almost 25% of the adult population will be suffering in any one year) begin by the age of 14 and 75% by age 18. So whilst the measures are to be welcomed, they are not to be fully implemented until 2020, leaving a wide (and widening) gap to be bridged.
TG Escapes would like to wish you all a very happy and exciting new year. At this time of reflection on what has been in 2016 and anticipation of what is to come in 2017, we would like to share with you just some of the projects with which it has been our pleasure and a privilege to be involved during the last twelve months.
Having worked in the education sector for many years now, we at TG Escapes know how tricky it can be for schools to secure funding for capital projects, no matter how pressing the need. We were, therefore, delighted to collaborate with Pebble, an organisation that specialises in educational income generation, at one of their recent workshops.
The NASBM National Conference will be taking place next week at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole on 8th and 9th November. This is one of the only two-day events tailored specifically to the school business management professional and is designed to guide delegates through their ever increasingly complex, diverse and challenging roles.
As all providers of Early Years services will be aware, The Childcare Act 2016 provided for an additional 15 hours of free childcare for certain working parents of eligible 3 and 4 year olds, on top of the existing universal provision of 15 hours of free childcare. This new “extended entitlement” of 30 hours of free childcare is due to be introduced throughout England from September 2017, and has already commenced in a few pilot areas.