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What the critics say about treatment for transgender children

To children who feel they were born with the wrong gender, medical intervention is available at younger ages than ever. Proponents of this say it supports mental wellbeing and helps avoid horrendous complications in later life; opponents argue that young people are not equipped to make such momentous decisions

How food waste can help hungry school children

Former primary school teacher Kevin Mackay aims to eliminate food waste, but not by the usual means. Armed with Fred the fox, he's educating young children on how to combat food waste in the home

Mental Health Week: We should not fear the f-word

This mental health week Nadia Mendoza of the Self-Esteem Team explains how failure can be the greatest teacher and acceptance and understanding of it can help tackle the issue of poor mental health in schools