Panorama: How Scotland cut violent crime (A Public Health approach)

Panorama: How Scotland cut violent crime (A Public Health approach) Kate Silverton films with Police Scotland’s Violence Reduction Unit, which tries to prevent crime by offering more help and compassion to those at risk of offending. They call it a public health approach, which treats crime as a disease. Panorama weighs up the evidence to

PRU Pupils – 6 and excluded

PRU Pupils – 6 and excluded In 2018, whilst in their roles as a Headteacher and Deputy Head of an outstanding Pupil Referral Unit in East London, Marie Gentles and Katie L’Aimable featured on the Victoria Derbyshire programme. (20 mins)


When you exclude a young person from school, you interfere with their right to education. But this is rarely the only human rights violation they face. Excluded pupils are at risk, for example, of being drawn into serious youth violence – as both victims and perpetrators – are overrepresented in the prison system and often


Researchers have recently discovered a dangerous biological syndrome caused by abuse and neglect during childhood. As the new documentary Resilience reveals, toxic stress can trigger hormones that wreak havoc on the brains and bodies of children, putting them at a greater risk for disease, homelessness, prison time, and early death. While the broader impacts of