We’re talking about International Day of the Girl - and there’s some unpleasant stats we’ll be dealing with. DSC gave the Charity Commission a proper hammering in the press. It’s just like those design twitter fights, but everyone is more polite, and we’re looking into a new DfE report on the effect social media has on mental health.
And we have a guest with us today!
Dinah Turner - Director of Stepping into Business which aims to empower every child to succeed in the 21st century through innovations such as Entreprenaws, their 5 star rated educational app.
Find Dinah on Twitter @dinahturner
Find out more about Stepping into Business here.
This weeks topics:
Stat of the week:
Some stats from International Day of the Girl (Oct 11th):
- 1 in 6 girls have missed school because of their appearance
- 1 in 4 have not left the house because of their appearance
- 1 in 5 have avoided public speaking because of their appearance
130 million still not in school:
Charity news of the week:
Article in Third Sector blasts the Charity Commissioner:
Tech news of the week:
New Department for Education report claims social media is not responsible for young people’s mental health problems:
On a related note Facebook launched “Let’s Talk”:
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