Monthly Archives: March 2019

The medias conflicting message about dogs in school.

There has been a great amount in the news this week from articles stating “all schools should have a dog” to “Do not use dogs in schools” What we need to think about is the correct and safe way to have dogs in schools. Canine Assisted Learning are working with schools providing ongoing in […]

Should every school have a “dog as stress buster”?

There has been an incredible amount of interest in dogs in schools following the below and other similar articles discussing the benefits of ‘well-being dogs’ in schools.

Sir Anthony Seldon has recently stated at a conference about the need to improve young people’s sense of wellbeing that “Every school should have a dog or another […]

The mental health crisis in universities

The mental health of university students is a growing concern, levels of mental illness, mental distress and low wellbeing among students in higher education in the UK are increasing, and are high relative to other sections of the population.(1)

Students can be faced with overwhelming pressures financially and socially whilst at the same time trying […]