Let pupils live dangerously, Health and Safety Executive chief tells schools | Education News | News | The Independent

Children are suffering under an “excessive risk-averse” culture in schools that is damaging their ability to cope in the real world, the head of the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has warned. Coping with risk and danger is a key part of a child’s education and should be put at the heart of the school curriculum, according to Dame Judith Hackitt, of the HSE. Otherwise, she said, they will become “a liability in any workplace”.


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