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Beyond the doors of school – serious youth violence in our communities

Beyond the doors of school – serious youth violence in our communities

18th March 2021

TLG is one of three charities being supported by the 2021 Diocese of London Lent Appeal, which this year is focusing on youth violence. In the first blog of a two-part series, Deborah, a former TLG headteacher who is currently leading TLG’s work on serious youth violence, writes about the issue and how it has been affected by the COVID-19.

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Deborah Barnett

Deborah Barnett

Deborah Barnett is School Development Manager and Education Policy Lead, she is London based and has worked in mainstream education, special schools and alternative provision for over twenty years. Deborah has a broad and in depth knowledge of national education policy and passionate about social and racial justice in education. She is committed to structural change to ensure all children can achieve more in schools. Her values in education are firmly linked to an inclusive, comprehensive system where all learners are valued equally.

The hidden crisis and the great un-leveller

The hidden crisis and the great un-leveller

16th March 2021

Beth, TLG's Policy Lead outlines why COVID-19 has not been a leveller, but has further deepened existing inequalities - including around children's emotional wellbeing.

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Beth Prescott

Beth Prescott

Before coming to TLG, Beth worked as a Fundraising Project Manager for poverty-relief charity Christians Against Poverty. Beth also has expansive experience in the political sector. Beth is a season ticket holder at Huddersfield Town and enjoys hiking through the Yorkshire countryside followed by a local ale in the pub.

We owe it to children to bring ‘The Hidden Crisis’ into the light

We owe it to children to bring ‘The Hidden Crisis’ into the light

11th March 2021

Beth, TLG's Policy Lead, introduces TLG's new briefing paper 'The Hidden Crisis' and explains why it's so important that children's emotional wellbeing is prioritised, otherwise we risk a further rise in school exclusions.

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Beth Prescott

Beth Prescott

Before coming to TLG, Beth worked as a Fundraising Project Manager for poverty-relief charity Christians Against Poverty. Beth also has expansive experience in the political sector. Beth is a season ticket holder at Huddersfield Town and enjoys hiking through the Yorkshire countryside followed by a local ale in the pub.

My TLG Church Online experience!

My TLG Church Online experience!

22nd February 2021

"It was great to be reminded that whilst we, the local church, are the front line; we are resourced, encouraged, equipped and supported by TLG every step of the way!" Kate, Christchurch Clevedon

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Kate

Kate is a TLG Early Intervention Coach

MPs vote to #KeepTheLifeline – it’s time for the Government to act

MPs vote to #KeepTheLifeline – it’s time for the Government to act

18th January 2021

Today cross-party MPs backed keeping the Universal Credit uplift, expanding holiday provision and the further rollout of laptop provision for children. It is time for the Government to act on these issues and commit now to the additional support for families.

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Beth Prescott

Beth Prescott

Before coming to TLG, Beth worked as a Fundraising Project Manager for poverty-relief charity Christians Against Poverty. Beth also has expansive experience in the political sector. Beth is a season ticket holder at Huddersfield Town and enjoys hiking through the Yorkshire countryside followed by a local ale in the pub.

As restrictions continue, so too must the lifeline

As restrictions continue, so too must the lifeline

11th January 2021

Beth, TLG’s Policy Lead, on how the recent national lockdown restrictions mean the Government must commit now to extending the Universal Credit uplift.

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Beth Prescott

Beth Prescott

Before coming to TLG, Beth worked as a Fundraising Project Manager for poverty-relief charity Christians Against Poverty. Beth also has expansive experience in the political sector. Beth is a season ticket holder at Huddersfield Town and enjoys hiking through the Yorkshire countryside followed by a local ale in the pub.

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