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Using the News for PSHE Education

How does the news connect to PSHE education?The purpose of PSHE education is to give children the knowledge and skills they need to prepare for life and work, as...

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‘My Voice Matters’: Exploring Voices, Emotions & Responses Using the News

It’s Children’s Mental Health Week, so this blog shares how exploring a news story can help you reflect the 2024 theme, ‘My Voice Matters’, in school this week and...

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How to make the most out of your assembly

If you’re looking for ways to invigorate your school assemblies, or perhaps try something new, this blog is for you. Our Education Consultants have shared their 5 top tips...

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Do Children Care About the News?

Sharing the news in school It’s easy to think that current affairs are something for ‘grownups’: complex, confusing, or even scary. While it may be initially assumed by some...

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Talking to Children about the Cost of Living

For months now, the news has been dominated with ‘cost of living crisis’ headlines, and fears of rising costs have increased now winter is here. You may assume that...

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“Empowering through Education”: SOS Africa

As educators, we all know how powerful and precious learning is. Education opens doors of opportunity, and enriches our personal development and life skills, as well as academic ability....

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Teaching Children About Reliable News Sources

The issue of fake newsA recent investigation from the BBC revealed AI-generated videos containing false scientific information and conspiracy theories, posted to YouTube channels, are being recommended in children’s...

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Talking to Children About Bullying

It’s Anti-Bullying Week (13th-17th November 2023), so we wanted to mark it with some proactive advice for dealing with bullying at home or in school. We include a bonus...

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Developing Children’s Critical Thinking Skills Using the News

This blog will outline some ways you can incorporate the news to build your children’s critical thinking skills. Attention to detail Reading newspaper articles and learning about current stories...

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Building Children’s Communication Skills Using the News

Developing children’s communication, discussion, and debating skills is important as they progress through school. Teaching the news and implementing real-life learning can help children grapple with their surroundings, different...

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Teaching with Pictures

There is real power in using pictures to communicate current affairs to children. Pictures form the basis of Picture News resources, and they are something we stand by to...

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The Beginning of Picture News

Today’s blog will take a trip down memory lane, as we cast our minds back to the early days of Picture News! We will reveal how Picture News was...

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