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Archive for ‘The Big Debate’

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‘We’re raising a generation that’s afraid of failure’

Posted on 20th May, 2013 | Find this under Featured, The Big Debate

With summer on the way, we should let children play outdoors – without wrapping them up in cotton wool – and let them take risks, says Liz Fraser It seemed as if it would never happen, but this week the weather gods finally woke up and answered the desperate prayers of a shivering, vitamin-D deprived [...]

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Should schools be teaching the value of abstinence?

Posted on 29th April, 2013 | Find this under Featured, The Big Debate

Sex education needs to become broader and more ‘human’ in its approach, says Jo Hemmings Given that the dictionary definition of the word abstinence is ‘self-enforced restraint from indulging in bodily activities that are widely experienced as giving pleasure’, when used in a sex education context it seems like presenting the proverbial red rag to [...]

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Helping or hovering: what makes a good parent?

Posted on 22nd April, 2013 | Find this under Featured, The Big Debate

As the debate about the best way to parent our children rumbles on, Rebecca Alexander asks whether we’re raising a ‘teacup’ generation Rachel Johnson, the novelist and sister of London Mayor Boris Johnson, recently lamented today’s ‘wretchedly indulgent’ and ‘wet’ parenting, contrasting it with the ‘benign neglect’ shown by her own parents, which she believes [...]

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