2017 General Election: main Parties pledge more mental health support in schools | schoolsnortheast

The Liberal Democrats, Labour and the Conservative Party all promise to help schools improve the mental health support they offer to pupils.

All three manifestos published this week include proposals and plans for better mental health provision to help tackle the growing issue.

The Liberal Democrats pledge to: 
Ensure that all teaching staff have the training to identify mental health issues and that schools provide immediate access for pupil support and counselling.
Include promoting wellbeing as a statutory duty of a school, to be part of the Ofsted inspection framework.

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