8.45 – 9.15 Registration, refreshments & Exhibitions
9.15 – 9.20 Welcome and Introduction- Therese Hoyle and Jane Bee
9.20 – 10.30 Keynote Speech – Dr Neil Hawkes
Transforming Education through Values-based Education (VbE)
1030 – 1045 Coffee and Exhibitors
10.45 – 11.45 Keynote Speech Steve Waters
How to Prevent and Tackle Teacher Burnout
Steve will explain the causes of Burnout and its impact on retention and recruitment. Drawing on good practice from schools that have successfully introduced staff well-being programmes, Steve will provide strategies to avoid Burnout and how to support teachers who are suffering from it.
11.45 – 12.30
Mental Health Plus
12.30 – 13.00 Lunch and network
13.00 – 14.00 Workshops (30 minutes each)
1.Mental Health – a safeguarding issue?
A look at the links between mental health and safeguarding issues
2.Circle Time Solutions for Student Wellbeing
A practical session where you will learn:
- The six step C.I.R.C.L.E Model
- Tools, techniques and games to support positive behaviour and the social and emotional wellbeing of your students.
14.00 – 14.45
Keynote Speech Kristine Scott
14.45 – 15.15 Richard Levinge
Maintaining Motivation and morale – 70 days underwater
Keeping teams happy – lessons learned from submariners
15.15 – 15.45 Panel Q&As
Panel – Belinda Heaven, Dr Neil Hawkes, Steve Waters,Kristine Scott,Jane Bee and Therese Hoyle
Neil is the founder of the International Values Education Trust (IVET) and Values-based Education (VbE). See www.valuesbasededucation.com.Neil is loved and respected throughout the world as an educational leader and thinker. Neil’s career in the UK started with teaching, followed by three headships, and senior educational leadership in county education authorities. Neil spent seven years as Headteacher of West Kidlington School in Oxford where he gained a reputation for his outstanding leadership and transformational curriculum. It was here that the school community worked together to devise and implement a system of Values-based Education that has been recognised internationally as the foundation of outstanding school practice. Neil is well known as an inspirational speaker, broadcaster and writer. He is a TEDx speaker.
Steve Waters is the founder and director of the Teach Well Alliance (www.teachwellalliance.com) which is committed to working in partnership with schools to support the mental health and wellbeing of teachers and non-teaching staff. He has 30 years’ experience of teaching in secondary schools, including as Head of Drama, Head of English and Assistant Principal, and 6 years as a school improvement consultant in a local authority. He has a professional qualification in counselling, is a Mental Health First Aider and is an associate trainer with the Shaw Mind Foundation. His specialism is Burnout and its impact on the mental health of teachers. He has four children, one of whom is a Psychology teacher, and lives in Manchester.
Kristine Scott, Partner, Harrison Clark Rickerbys’ Education Team
Kristine is a Partner and Head of Education at Harrison Clark Rickerbys; the firm are nationally recognised for their expertise in the education sector. Kristine is trusted by schools and colleges to support them with ‘people’ matters which range from staff issues to parent and pupil issues including special educational needs and disability discrimination, including supporting schools through the SEN Tribunal process.
Jane Bee, Associate, Ease Training, and Director of Jane Bee Safeguarding Ltd
Jane has worked in Safeguarding and Child Protection for 17 years and was the manager for Safeguarding in Education for the Gloucestershire Safeguarding Children Board (GSCB). Jane is experienced in delivering training on all kinds of safeguarding subjects. Jane has worked managing allegations of abuse against members of staff and volunteers as Gloucestershire’s Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO) for 12 years. She was elected the first National LADO Network Chair in 2016.
Therese Hoyle, Associate, Ease Training, and Director of Therese Hoyle Consultancies
Thérèse Hoyle is a highly sought after educational consultant and professionally trained coach, mentor and coach trainer with 21 years’ experience.Thérèse regularly consults and advises schools and teachers on aspects of behaviour management, bullying, social, emotional and mental health needs of children and teens, staff wellbeing, organisational development, coaching and leadership.She is bestselling author of 101 Playground Games and 101 Wet Playtime Games and Activities and her, latest, co-authored book, How to be a Peaceful School has just been released. (April 2018.)
Belinda became a member of the national training team for Mental Health First Aid England in 2010 when the new youth version was being created and rolled out. She also was a key contributor to the development of the one-day schools programme in collaboration with the Wellbeing in Secondary Education, (W.I.S.E.) at Bristol University. This research examined the impact of MHFA training on staff wellbeing, a subject Belinda cares passionately about.Belinda is a qualified nurse and has completed a specialist practitioner degree in the health and well-being of school aged children, along with a post-graduate certificate in higher education.
Richard Levinge, Director, Ease Training
Richard Levinge is the Director and founder of Ease Training. Richard is Chair of Governors at an Outstanding Special school, and the Advisory Board for an Independent Special school.Richard has a passion for practical training and leadership, based on many years training experience with roles in the Royal Navy, legal services, charities and education. His focus is to assist people in mastering change, giving the confidence and enthusiasm to tackle their roles. Twitter: @easetraining