2019 Award Winners Excellence In Training and Education
Create a Safe, Productive Learning Environment For You And Your Pupils
Do you want to create an environment where the mental health of pupils and staff is supported effectively?
Providing opportunities for staff members to develop their understanding of children’s mental and emotional health, accessing strategies to support children and approaching behaviour management by taking account of children’s emotional needs are being acknowledged as critical factors by an increasing number of schools.
At Services For Education we also provide bespoke mental health and wellbeing consultancy and training for schools. If you would like to find out more please email us at email@example.com
Studies have shown that learning, socialisation skills, higher level thinking, problem solving, organising and planning are more likely to occur in the brain of the emotionally secure child who feels safe in their classroom.
Crucially, these courses will enable you to:
These courses are about helping your children to feel safe, but you will gain valuable transferable skills and a fantastic personal development opportunity.
Liz taught for over 25 years before becoming an education advisor specialising in Mental and Emotional Health and Wellbeing.
She has successfully supported many schools in their approach to both pupil and staff wellbeing, providing training and consultancy around emotionally safe classrooms, secure bases for pupils and staff, attachment and trauma, mental health and mental illness, Protective Behaviours, and other issues relating to wellbeing.
Much of Liz’s work is bespoke, creating support packages through dialogue with individual schools. Liz has written 3 books and teaching resource packs for schools and other organisations that work with children.
These have been extremely well received and are used nationally, helping children explore the internal world of their feelings and thoughts, manage anxiety and self-calm. Liz regularly runs workshops and speaks at conferences around the country. Liz also works as a wellbeing advisor for Optimus and a trainer for the Anna Freud Centre in London.
Award Winning Team:
Services For Education have won numerous awards including the Birmingham Awards Contribution to Education 2018 and the Chambers Excellence in Training and Education.
The majority of our team have held senior leadership positions at schools. We have two ex-headteachers within the team (with inspection experience) and a Fellow of the Institute of Leadership and Management.
Trusted Training Provider:
We are the go-to school support service in the West Midlands having worked with over 5,000 professionals across over 520 schools in the area.
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Sandra has extensive experience in safeguarding, health and wellbeing and evidence based practice. She has worked nationally with key government departments (Departments of Health and Education) to help shape strategy and policy whilst still retaining the focus on working for the best outcomes for children and young people.
She has a PhD on the psychology of health related choices which has informed the development of award winning, evidence based programmes such as Health for Life in primary schools and Health for Life in nursery schools which have been proven to have a sustainable impact on improving the health and wellbeing of children and families.
Sandra led the development and delivery of the DSL (Designated Safeguarding Lead) training for SFE. She was pivotal in expanding the remit of the safeguarding work to also include issues such as domestic abuse and sexual violence and harassment within the education context.
Sandra’s passion for improving the lives of children has led her to develop work within Public Health and managed RCT (Randomised Control Trials) on the effectiveness of interventions such as the daily mile. Additionally, Sandra has written books for teachers and pupils as well as peer reviewed academic journal papers.