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    Improving Mental Health: A Programme for School Leaders

    This session was thought provoking, with a good amount of information given, balanced with time to discuss

    2018-19 participant

    Overview

    This programme is co-designed and led by Michael Eggleton, Deputy Headteacher at Charles Dickens Primary and Dr John Ivens, headteacher of The Bethlem and Maudsley Hospital School and an expert educational psychologist. The programme content draws on recent work from educational psychologists, education consultants and mental health organisations on mental health and well-being in schools.

    Who is the programme for?

    The programme is aimed specifically at Senior Leaders (HT, HoS, DH & AssHT) and will enable them to reflect on current provision and to implement strategic
    improvements to mental health and wellbeing for pupils, staff and parents.

    What is involved?

    The programme includes:
    • Opportunities to gather data about mental health and wellbeing from staff and pupils using programme-specific tools and to use this data to plan for whole school
    changes to practice
    • Case studies of good practice from London schools
    • An opportunity for a personalised coaching visit to your school to support the implementation of your proposed change to policy and practice

    Session details

    The programme is led by Michael Eggleton, Deputy Headteacher at Charles Dickens Primary School and Dr John Ivens, Headteacher, The Bethlem and Maudsley Hospital School.

    Session 1:

    Date: Thursday 12 December 2019
    Time: 09:00 – 12:30pm
    Venue: Charles Dickens Primary School, Toulmin Street, London SE1 1AF
    Agenda:

    • What do we know about mental health and wellbeing from recent research?
    • What is the national policy climate and framework for support that schools can access?
    • What tools can I use to gather data about the mental health and wellbeing of pupils and staff in my school?

    Visit to your School

    As part of this programme, you will receive a half day visit to your school from our programme leaders. This visit will enable you to receive a personalised coaching session from one of our programme leaders who will be able to tailor and support the implementation of your proposed changes to policy and practice.

    Ongoing coaching with the programme leaders

    Throughout this programme you will receive continuous support tailored to your needs via email from Michael and John throughout the year.

    Sign up and cost

    Register to join our 2019-20 cohort here.

    Price: £240
    Members receive a 20% discount