Whether you’re looking to improve your classroom management, you want to find out more about supporting learners of all ages with learning and behavioural difficulties, or you just need some motivation in your job in teaching, participating in our training programmes will help you get there quicker.
We’d love to show you how to improve your effectiveness – you can choose a number of ways to learn new strategies without spending endless hours in the training room.
All in our training team have been teaching and training, both within the corporate classroom and in the education system, for many years. We work all across the UK (and internationally) with schools and colleges, helping them to improve the outcomes for their pupils and students, whether it’s through behaviour management or SEN (ADHD, Dyslexia, Autism, Mental Ill Health).
Karen provides training:
Karen was appointed as a Specialist Leader in Education for Autism and this allowed her to disseminate good practice and deliver training in the field of SEND. Karen offers various SEND and condition specific training, including ASC, ADHD, PDA, Dyslexia, Dyscalculia and Dyspraxia.
Apart from an impressive list for formal post-grad qualifications, Karen holds the OCN London Level 3 Certificate in Working with Students with ADHD, the Level 2 Supporting Children, Teenagers and Young Adults with Pathological Demand Avoidance qualification, and the Level 2 Skills for Learning Support Practitioners Extended Award.
Sarah presents training
Sarah has dedicated her whole career to working with people with disabilities and has worked in a range of settings including, Social Services, Health, the Voluntary Sector and Education. She has predominately worked in Post 16 Education which includes a Specialist College, Adult Learning and Further Education. She has qualified as a teacher in Further Education and for the last 20 years Sarah has successfully managed several Learner Support departments within the Post 16 sector covering a wide curriculum and catering for a diverse group of learners including those with Profound and Multiple Learning Disabilities. Throughout this time she has continued to teach as she feels it is important to understand both learners’ and tutors’ needs, and feels this can only be done with hands on experience.
Sarah has been involved in many developmental projects during her career including making material accessible for people with learning disabilities, creating tutorial systems, and hearing the learner’s voice. She has also provided training on many aspects of disability to other providers. Sarah has also supported, trained and mentored many tutors working with adults with learning disabilities and is passionate about sharing her experiences to enable others to provide good quality education that meets individual learners’ needs.
Iain is a former teacher and now works with senior leaders in schools and colleges, empowering them by helping them to manage their mindset, energy and time. This ensures they can have lasting, fulfilling careers and meaningful influence on their pupils/students and staff.
Iain provides whole staff training, focusing on the evergreen areas that underpin the success of great teachers; skill sets and ways of thinking that don’t change with every general election. In particular, Iain provides training sessions covering time management, plus stress and resilience.
Harriet is a leadership coach and trainer, and works extensively with team dynamics on ways to create harmonious working practices, and provides training as follows:
Book Harriet to cover any these sessions, her experience of working with senior leaders and team members means that she can help to provide seamless progression if your establishment is undergoing restructure or under policy pressure. When you have a happy staff team, we've noticed that outcomes for learners improve and the work environment becomes less stressful.