Pooky Ponders – Big Questions with Brilliant People

How does Western education impact on the mental health of our young people? | Val Bolam

December 14, 2020 Dr Pooky Knightsmith Season 4 Episode 10
Pooky Ponders – Big Questions with Brilliant People
How does Western education impact on the mental health of our young people? | Val Bolam
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Pooky Ponders – Big Questions with Brilliant People
How does Western education impact on the mental health of our young people? | Val Bolam
Dec 14, 2020 Season 4 Episode 10
Dr Pooky Knightsmith

Today I’m in conversation with Val Bolam and our question is ‘How does Western education impact on the mental health of our young people.  Could it be time for change?’

 

Val is a specialist Teaching Assistant, with a training background in social care, she has worked in both main stream and special school settings, across all key stages supporting students with a wide range of additional needs.

 Links: 

Twitter: https://twitter.com/val_bolam

 The videos Val referred to:

Playing the game of life – Alan Watts 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QXvoYGrnuv8   

 RSA Animate: Changing Education Paradigms 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zDZFcDGpL4U

Show Notes

Today I’m in conversation with Val Bolam and our question is ‘How does Western education impact on the mental health of our young people.  Could it be time for change?’

 

Val is a specialist Teaching Assistant, with a training background in social care, she has worked in both main stream and special school settings, across all key stages supporting students with a wide range of additional needs.

 Links: 

Twitter: https://twitter.com/val_bolam

 The videos Val referred to:

Playing the game of life – Alan Watts 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QXvoYGrnuv8   

 RSA Animate: Changing Education Paradigms 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zDZFcDGpL4U