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Out of School Activities: Brendon Fulton, Principal at Dubai British School

22 May 2018: Should schools influence what students read more

22 May 2018: Should schools influence what students do in their downtime? Last year when 13 reasons why was released - schools sent warning letters to parents about what their children may be watching. The Netflix original series centers on a high school student who suffers after being bullied at school and leaves behind cassette tapes with messages for the people who she believes played a role in her decision. Netflix started displaying warning messages in some episodes after the show drew flak for the graphic content which could be potentially disturbing for youngsters though it claims to show positive messages regarding bullying and talking about mental health. What about social media? Do they have a responsibility towards young people and what content they have access to? New figures by the social media site shows that Facebook closed 583 million fake accounts in first three months of 2018. We spoke to Brendon Fulton, Principal at Dubai British School.

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Out of School Activities: More Comments from Listeners

22 May 2018: Should schools influence what students read more

22 May 2018: Should schools influence what students do in their downtime? Last year when 13 reasons why was released - schools sent warning letters to parents about what their children may be watching. The Netflix original series centers on a high school student who suffers after being bullied at school and leaves behind cassette tapes with messages for the people who she believes played a role in her decision. Netflix started displaying warning messages in some episodes after the show drew flak for the graphic content which could be potentially disturbing for youngsters though it claims to show positive messages regarding bullying and talking about mental health. Should schools influence what students do in their downtime? What about social media? Do they have a responsibility towards young people and what content they have access to? New figures by the social media site shows that Facebook closed 583 million fake accounts in first three months of 2018. Listeners shared their thoughts.

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Out of School Activities: Dr Sarah Rasmi, Psychologist

22 May 2018: Should schools influence what students read more

22 May 2018: Should schools influence what students do in their downtime? Last year when 13 reasons why was released - schools sent warning letters to parents about what their children may be watching. The Netflix original series centers on a high school student who suffers after being bullied at school and leaves behind cassette tapes with messages for the people who she believes played a role in her decision. Netflix started displaying warning messages in some episodes after the show drew flak for the graphic content which could be potentially disturbing for youngsters though it claims to show positive messages regarding bullying and talking about mental health. What about social media? Do they have a responsibility towards young people and what content they have access to? New figures by the social media site shows that Facebook closed 583 million fake accounts in first three months of 2018. On the phone we have Dr Sarah Rasmi, Psychologist & MD at Dr Sarah Rasmi Wellness Centre.  

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Body Odour - How Would You Bring Up the Topic - Speaking to Dr. Shubhangi Perkar, Specialist Dermatologist

21 May 2018: Body odour is the unpleasant read more

21 May 2018: Body odour is the unpleasant smell produced by bacteria on the skin that break down the acids in your sweat. We’ve all had moments where we feel we’re not smelling so great. Sometimes, the type of odour or a change in odour can reveal an underlying health condition. Would you ever tell someone, a friend or a colleague that they have bad body odour? How would you bring up the topic? We spoke to Dr. Shubhangi Perkar, Specialist Dermatologist at Aster Beauty Clinic (AMJC), Bur Dubai

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Body Odour: How Would You Bring Up the Topic? Speaking to Dr. Shubhangi Perkar, Specialist Dermatologist

21 May 2018: Body odour is the unpleasant read more

21 May 2018: Body odour is the unpleasant smell produced by bacteria on the skin that break down the acids in your sweat. We’ve all had moments where we feel we’re not smelling so great. Sometimes, the type of odour or a change in odour can reveal an underlying health condition. Would you ever tell someone, a friend or a colleague that they have bad body odour? How would you bring up the topic? We spoke to Dr. Shubhangi Perkar, Specialist Dermatologist at Aster Beauty Clinic (AMJC), Bur Dubai

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Body Odour - How Would You Bring Up the Topic - More Comments from Listeners

21 May 2018: Body odour is the unpleasant read more

21 May 2018: Body odour is the unpleasant smell produced by bacteria on the skin that break down the acids in your sweat. We’ve all had moments where we feel we’re not smelling so great. Sometimes, the type of odour or a change in odour can reveal an underlying health condition. Would you ever tell someone, a friend or a colleague that they have bad body odour? How would you bring up the topic?

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Body Odour: How Would You Bring Up the Topic? More Comments from Listeners

21 May 2018: Body odour is the unpleasant read more

21 May 2018: Body odour is the unpleasant smell produced by bacteria on the skin that break down the acids in your sweat. We’ve all had moments where we feel we’re not smelling so great. Sometimes, the type of odour or a change in odour can reveal an underlying health condition. Would you ever tell someone, a friend or a colleague that they have bad body odour? How would you bring up the topic?

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Paper Review: Talking About the Royal Wedding & The Royal Foundation

20 May 2018: The Team discussed headlines from read more

20 May 2018: The Team discussed headlines from the weekend. Joined by Louise Karim, Managing Director at Mums at Work, Amir Siddiqui, Owner of Symmetry Gym Dubai and Robbie Greenfield of ARN Sport. We talked about the royal wedding – the changes the Royals are making to the monarchy in the UK – new ways of using their status to help in areas such as Mental Health and Women’s Empowerment/Gender Gap. The Royal foundation which William, Kate, Harry and Meghan have formed is set to tackle these important issues.

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