NCB welcomes proposal to make PSHE education statutory
Tuesday 28 April 2009
NCB welcomes Sir Alasdair Macdonald's
recommendations into how to make PSHE education statutory. For many
years, NCB has called for improvements in PSHE education and
children and young people have told us many times how optimistic
they are about the potential of the subject only to be let down
when it comes to their actual experiences in school.
In the schools of the 21st century we should expect that
learning and well-being are seen as interdependent. A statutory
basis for PSHE education in the National Curriculum means that all
children and young people can expect that their learning in school
should make a positive contribution to all aspects of their
well-being as they grow towards adulthood.
NCB will be encouraging members, including members of Young NCB
who have campaigned for statutory PSHE for the last two years, to
contribute to the consultation process that follows.
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