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Episode 8: Fostering mental health in education  

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In episode 8 of the TTS Talking Teachers’ podcast, Mark Steed and Noha Gaafar from the British International School in Cairo reconvene to explore how schools can provide support for children facing mental health challenges. 

Prioritizing mental health 

Mental health has emerged as a crucial topic in education, particularly in the aftermath of the pandemic. Mark and Noha delve into the strategies implemented at their schools, such as annual staff training, mental health first aiders, and peer-to-peer support. Noha also offers valuable insights on identifying students who may be struggling and shares effective approaches employed by staff and parents to aid them. 

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Episode 8 – Fostering mental health in education 

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