Current news and opinions relating to how schools are handling the complex issues challenging the safety of our children. The opinions and posts are all Harry Groome's unless otherwise noted.
Regardless of your side of the aisle this commercial gets to a central problem with the culture of boarding schools. Time for change no matter how unpleasant it is.
Fresh off a panel discussion about sexual abuse at boarding schools @CAIS Heads and Board Chairs conference. On the panel with me were heads of schools, a lawyer, and a mental health professional and I was blown away by the deep care and understanding that those in authority have
This was the exact opposite of my and many others experience in the US. What is the difference? Why do they care more than US schools?
Two options for reporting? One is 911. And the other is
This is a big first step for victims who have garnered up the courage to come forward after years of denial and fear.
The idea of setting up an independent governing body to handle all aspects of sexual abuse
And as someone that has recently experienced the SGS