Links of the week
- On Muslim fostering row: careless press reporting must be held to account for the damage that can be done, particularly to vulnerable individuals.
- The number of children with special needs who are permanently excluded from schools increased by one-third in 12 months, according to DfE's statistics.
- According to a new study by the British Council, young people are frustrated with the education system, feel unprepared for the labour market and adulthood and fear for futures in Brexit Britain.
- 22% of children in Ireland are in contact with strangers online and more than 200 incidents of cyberbullying have been reported over the past year, while 69% of teachers do not feel equipped to teach online safety in the classroom, according to CyberSafeIreland’s Annual Report for 2017.