At a glance headlines: June 18, 2015

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An autism and art competition, puberty education resources and a poetry by heart challenge are among the SecEd at a glance headlines for June 18, 2015

Scottish MPs have praised the work of charity Home-Start UK across its communities. The UK-wide charity works to support parents and families at times of difficulties and last year in Scotland its volunteers worked with more than 2,000 families and 4,000 children across 32 communities. A debate in the Scottish Parliament saw a number of MSPs praise the impact that Home-Start UK has had. Ahead of next year’s Scottish Parliament elections, the charity is calling for volunteer-led support for families and children to be made available to every community. Visit:

A puberty education programme is offering free feminine product samples for the female students in one year group of every school. About You is a free unisex programme, promoted by the National Schools Partnership, that offers resources to help discuss puberty with students aged from nine to 14. As part of the initiative, Always and Tampax are offering the free product samples for schools. Visit:

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