Day 1: 4 October, 2022
Start time: 09:00 BST
End time: 12:00 BST
This course enables delegates to understand the methodology used in Deep Dives. It will support you to prepare for a Deep Dive in line with the intent of the 2022 Birmingham Agreed Syllabus; to look at the successful implementation of the Agreed Syllabus, and to support you to judge the impact of the RE delivered in your school.Dr. Simone Whitehouse has worked in the capacity of drafting secretary for the syllabus and will be able to explain the context of Birmingham RE in accordance with the deep dive process.
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Sandra Passmore – Former Adviser, Services For Education
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.