Northern Ireland: News - January 2021

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Sweet Dreams: how parents can make bedtime less of a battle

23rd January 2021

Primary Times explores the importance of a good night’s sleep for children Every living creature needs to sleep. It is the primary activity of the brain during early development. The sleep-wake cycle, scientifically known as the circadian rhythms, are regulated by light and dark and these patterns...

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NI Science Festival Is Back

16th January 2021

Full programme -

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Working from Home with Kids

6th January 2021

Our 10 tips on how to survive lockdown with your kids START EARLY AT THE SAME TIME EACH DAY: Routine is important for good sleep and mental health, for both you and your kids. School starts at a set time, so make sure you are ready and stick to the timetable. GET DRESSED PROPERLY LIKE TEACHER AND...

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The Happiness Box to support children’s emotional resilience in school

2nd January 2021

Creation of happiness boxes is one of the strategies outlined in an innovative on-line Teacher Professional learning Programme, which was launched by the Education Authority (EA) on 5th November 2020. The programme is designed to help teachers develop support for pupils in the Covid-19 context,...

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