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Helping your pupils use critical thinking skills in class

Giving pupils the opportunity to think critically about appearance ideals could help them understand that it is not healthy to compare themselves to people on magazine covers or influencers on social media, as many of these images are manipulated to the point where they represent unrealistic appearance ideals.

Signs that a pupil may be struggling with low self-esteem

Feelings of insecurity can often be amplified by appearance ideals found in everyday life through the media and many young people may be struggling with low self-esteem. Here are some signs that a pupil may be struggling with low self-esteem: