In this episode of The Big...
- Education Professionals
Estelle Morris questions Mary Marsh, chief executive of the NSPCC, about the most vulnerable children in society.
Are the statistics today worse than they have ever been, and how have the risks children face changed in modern times?
Estelle asks Mary about the difficulties between teacher and child in situations of possible abuse. Has the campaign for children's rights gone too far, creating an uncertain environment for the teacher? If so, what role should the school play in ensuring that children can fulfill their potential?
How are we dealing with children at risk, why are so many still falling through the gaps and what role can a teacher play?
Part of the series: Estelle Morris Meets Women in Education