The Nurture Group Network launched the second edition of the Nurture Portrait, providing a snapshot of the social emotional and behavioural difficulties experienced by children and young people in the UK.
The International Journal of Nurture in Education aims to attract papers that explore themes related to the effectiveness of nurture groups, nurture in education, whole-school approaches to nurture and related subjects.
The current issue is a special edition focusing on the unique and valuable viewpoint of the reflective practitioner researcher. It is devoted to those who are backing up practice with their own school and classroom based research, often as part of a further research degree.
Since its inception, NGN has been using the Boxall Profile
(a powerful assessment tool developed in the 1970s by
Marjorie Boxall) to measure pupils’ SEBD. By making the
Boxall Profile available online in 2015 the organisation was
able to gather anonymised data from more than 4,715
children and young people in 2015/2016, providing a
snapshot of the SEBD levels experienced by children
and young people and faced by teachers throughout
the UK. This is the Nurture Portrait 2016.