Eating Disorders in Education

The Full of Beans Podcast by Hannah Hickinbotham

Episode notes

In this week's podcast, Han is joined by Florence. Florence is a key stage 2 teacher, on a mission to support children with their mental health.

In this episode, we start by discussing why Florence went into teaching and where her motivation to support children’s mental health came from.

We speak about the current education system and where mental health is taught, and Florence provides some great tips on bringing mental health conversations into the classroom. We also speak about the role of a teacher, how to navigate difficult conversations around food and body, and the differences between boys and girls.

We then speak about navigating lessons such as PE, how to support children who are uncomfortable and how to focus on compliments regarding achievements not looks.

We then speak about the impact parents can have on their ... 

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primary education