How to support a child with ADHD in education

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Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) can be a complex neurodivergent challenge that children present to parents and teachers. It’s important to understand their needs and accommodate what suits them so they can achieve the best experiences and outcomes.

EDClass spoke to the founder and CEO of ADHD Advocate, Stephanie Camilleri to discuss the challenges of ADHD and what strategies we can implement to overcome certain barriers. Stephanie was a former lawyer and transitioned to educating and inspiring about ADHD following the diagnosis of her daughter and herself.


3 ways to track student behaviour progress

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Students who exhibit poor behaviour can inflict a negative stance on the school environment and overall experience for peers in their cohort. This is why we must ensure students promote positive behaviour during their school journey.

A good way we improve student behaviour is to track and monitor their engagement, celebrate successes and ultimately create a more enjoyable experience for everyone.


The importance of choosing the right provision for students

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EDClass had the privilege of speaking with the designated safeguarding person from Featherstone Academy, Barry Eaton, to discuss their use of the platform, what challenges they had and the benefits that have been evident since implementing the system for their students.

Featherstone Academy has been using the EDClass system since 2015 and the platform has successfully supported and reintegrated students on suspension or who had mental health challenges.


5 science facts to amaze your students

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Students can have four, five or even six lessons during a day and some may feel that they are being bombarded with useless, irrelevant or even boring information. However, sometimes, it can take just one interesting fact or exciting anecdote to capture a student’s interest and ignite their passion for a subject. In this article, we have collated our five favourite science facts that will amaze and engage your students.


How to offer solutions to medically absent students

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Students who are medically absent or have suffered a brain injury that prohibits them from accessing mainstream education need to have a variety of options to support their education. One option is to offer online learning that can supplement their education so they don’t fall behind.


5 ways you can improve safeguarding

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Safeguarding students should be paramount within the education system. As stated in KCSIE 2023, safeguarding is everyone’s responsibility. Robust and stringent measures need to be implemented to ensure everyone involved in a school environment is protected and secured.

Jonathan Keay, Senior HMI stated:

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