Australian Schools Post-Lockdown: Action Plan to Help Students Settle and Thrive

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This webinar will provide headteachers, principals, governors, councillors, teachers and senior leaders for wellbeing and pastoral support with practical advice on developing and implementing strategies to support the mental health and wellbeing of students, and staff, as they return to school after lockdown.

Adolescent Mental Health: Refining Provision in Line with The EIF’s Evidence Review

  • 21st September 21st Sep 09:00am

This webinar will provide headteachers, governors, senior leaders, mental health leads and HR staff with an insight into an evidence review of mental health interventions for adolescents undertaken by the Early Intervention Foundation (EIF), so that they can develop an evidence-based approach to mental health support.

How to Review and Enhance Your Pupils’ Mental Health and Wellbeing Policy | Early Years

  • 17th September 17th Sep 15:00pm

This webinar will provide governors, headteachers, senior leaders, mental health leads and HR staff with practical advice and guidance on how to evaluate, revise and implement their mental health and wellbeing policy in line with pupil needs and the latest government guidance.

How to Review and Enhance Your Pupils’ Mental Health and Wellbeing Policy | Primary

  • 17th September 17th Sep 15:00pm

This webinar will provide governors, headteachers, senior leaders, mental health leads and HR staff with practical advice and guidance on how to evaluate, revise and implement their mental health and wellbeing policy in line with pupil needs and the latest government guidance.

How to Review and Enhance Your Pupils’ Mental Health and Wellbeing Policy | Secondary

  • 24th September 24th Sep 10:00am

This webinar will provide governors, headteachers, senior leaders, mental health leads and HR staff with practical advice and guidance on how to evaluate, revise and implement their mental health and wellbeing policy in line with pupil needs and the latest government guidance.

How to Review and Enhance Your Pupils’ Mental Health and Wellbeing Policy | Further Education

  • 17th September 17th Sep 12:00pm

This webinar will provide governors, headteachers, senior leaders, mental health leads and HR staff with practical advice and guidance on how to evaluate, revise and implement their mental health and wellbeing policy in line with pupil needs and the latest government guidance.

How to Review and Enhance Your Pupils’ Mental Health and Wellbeing Policy | Special Schools

  • 22nd September 22nd Sep 10:00am

This webinar will provide governors, headteachers, senior leaders, mental health leads and HR staff with practical advice and guidance on how to evaluate, revise and implement their mental health and wellbeing policy in line with pupil needs and the latest government guidance.

Understanding the DfE Learning Outcomes for Senior Mental Health Lead Training

  • Available On Demand

This webinar will provide headteachers, schools leaders and mental health leads with an overview of the DfE learning outcomes for senior mental health lead training and practical advice on what actions schools can take now.

Free Webinar: The Role of the Mental Health Lead in Addressing Suicidal Ideation and Self-Harm

  • Available On Demand

This webinar will provide designated mental health leads, headteachers, senior leaders and governors with advice and practical guidance on preventing and addressing suicidal ideation and self-harm.

Enhancing your Staff Mental Health Policy in Line with the Education Staff Wellbeing Charter

  • Available On Demand

This webinar will provide governors, headteachers, senior leaders and designated mental health leads with practical guidance on developing staff mental health/wellbeing policy which align with DfE’s education staff wellbeing charter and related government policy.

Understanding the DfE ‘Education Staff Wellbeing Charter’ and How to Use it

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This webinar will provide governors, headteachers, senior leaders and designated mental health leads with an expert review of the DfE ‘Education staff wellbeing charter’ and how schools can realise the benefits of using it.

Mental Health and Wellbeing: Supporting Pupils’ Transition from Year 6 to Year 7 Ι Secondary

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This webinar will provide headteachers, senior leaders, teachers and mental health leads with practical guidance on smoothing transition for the new Year 7 cohort in September, helping pupils overcome any feelings of uncertainty and apprehension which may be heightened this year as a result of the pandemic.

Mental Health and Wellbeing: Supporting Pupils’ Transition from Year 6 to Year 7 Ι Primary

  • Available On Demand

This webinar will provide headteachers, senior leaders, teachers and mental health leads with practical guidance on helping primary pupils prepare for transition to the secondary phase, overcoming any feelings of uncertainty and apprehension which may be heightened this year as a result of the pandemic.

Mental Health and Wellbeing Strategies to Facilitate Pupils’ Emotional Recovery After Remote Education

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This webinar will equip headteachers, school leaders, mental health leads and teachers with a range of approaches to facilitate the health and wellbeing of all pupils as in-school provision and social interaction are resumed after a period of remote education.

Supporting Pupil Wellbeing and Mental Health During Remote Education

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This webinar will provide school leaders, headteachers, Mental Health Leads and all school staff with practical advice and guidance on how they can support the mental health and wellbeing of pupils during remote education.

Courageous Conversations: Discussing Diversity and Religion in Education | Primary

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This webinar, in collaboration with the subject association for religious education, RE Today, will equip headteachers, school leaders and religious education (RE) teaching staff with the knowledge and skills to manage discussions on diverse faiths and belief systems in a way which fosters mutual respect and broadens understanding.

COVID-19 and Christmas: Practical Steps to Manage Pupils' Mental Health and Wellbeing

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This webinar will provide school leaders, headteachers and all school staff with practical advice and guidance on how they can support the mental health and wellbeing of pupils during the COVID-19 restrictions and Christmas period.

Coping with Bereavement: How to Support your Staff and Pupils

  • Available On Demand

This webinar will provide senior leaders, headteachers and all school staff with advice and guidance on how they can support staff, pupils and their families who have experienced bereavement and the loss of someone close.

How Senior Leaders Can Support their Own Mental Health and Wellbeing During COVID-19

  • Available On Demand

This webinar will provide senior leaders and headteachers with practical advice and techniques they can use to help support their own mental health and wellbeing during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Maths Anxiety: Building Resilience and Confidence to Improve Learner Outcomes (Secondary)

  • Available On Demand

This webinar will provide school leaders, mathematics leads and teaching staff at secondary level with the knowledge and skills to help students overcome maths anxiety and achieve better outcomes in numeracy.

Maths Anxiety: Building Resilience and Confidence to Improve Learner Outcomes (Primary)

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This webinar will provide school leaders, mathematics leads and teaching staff at primary level with the knowledge and skills to help pupils overcome maths anxiety and achieve better outcomes in numeracy from the earliest stage.

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs): Taking a Trauma-informed Approach to Improving Outcomes

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This webinar will equip mental health practitioners, senior mental health leads, DSLs, learning mentors and teachers with the knowledge and skills to support and improve outcomes for pupils who have experienced ACEs.

Mental Health Action Plan: Mapping out Your Priorities in Line with DfE Statutory Requirements

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This webinar will provide senior leaders, headteachers, mental health leads and pastoral staff with practical advice and guidance on developing a mental health action plan reflective of DfE guidance and the impact of COVID-19.

The Link Between Mental Health and Safeguarding: A Key Theme of KCSiE 2020-21

  • Available On Demand

In this webinar, mental health and wellbeing expert, Anna Bateman, will help school governors, senior leaders, headteachers, DSLs, Mental Health Leads, teachers and support staff to understand the new changes to the guidance.

COVID-19: Supporting Pupil and Staff Mental Health After Isolation on Return to School

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This webinar will help DSLs, mental health leads, pastoral leads and school leaders to understand how they can support pupil and staff mental health as schools begin to welcome back more pupils from 1st June.

How Ofsted Inspects Mental Health Under the New EIF

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This webinar will help senior school leaders, DSLs, Deputy DSLs and mental health leads to understand how mental health is inspected under the new Ofsted EIF.

How to Manage Disclosure of Mental Health Difficulties: Practical Advice and Guidance

  • Available On Demand

This webinar will help learners to understand what to do when a pupil discloses a mental health difficulty, both practically and emotionally, and provides advice and guidance on adopting the correct referral processes.

Innovative Strategies In Addressing Complex Special Educational Needs And Disabilities (SEND)

  • Available On Demand

This webinar is for school heads, SENCOs, SEN teaching assistants and teachers working directly with pupils with SEND. It will provide you with a description of the most common types of SEN in the classroom and offer practical strategies for support.

The Role of the Designated Senior Lead for Mental Health Virtual Conference

  • Available On Demand

The Mental Health Virtual Conference provides designated mental health leads with an immersive and knowledge rich practical learning experience which will inspire you to lead and provides the tools you need to put mental health and wellbeing at the heart of your school.

An Ofsted Focus on Character Education: Making it Work Practically for your School

  • Available On Demand

Going beyond just ‘theory and analysis’, this webinar will offer practical support for heads, senior leaders and school improvement teams in deciphering what character education is, addressing both sides of the argument using real examples of success and obstacles faced.

Effective Behaviour Management: Is ‘Challenging Behaviour’ Misunderstood?

  • Available On Demand

This webinar will aim to unpick what is actually meant by ‘behaviour’ and encourage senior school leaders, inclusions teams and care workers to think differently about how they perceive ‘challenging behaviour'

Research Focus: Understanding and Helping to Overcome Exam Anxiety

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This webinar addresses exams anxiety and empowers senior leaders, academic heads and wellbeing leads to understand the reasons why students experience exam anxiety by presenting a 16-year programme of research and exploring the origins of exam anxiety, its prevalence and prevention methods schools can use to manage it effectively.

Teaching Emotional Literacy: How to Support Pupils Behavioural Development

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This webinar provides an understanding of the importance of emotional literacy, especially for pupil development and good mental health, as well as explaining the benefits of implementing emotional literacy through taking a more whole school approach.

Mental Health and RSHE: A More Collaborative Approach

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This webinar will clarify the upcoming changes regarding RSHE and explore the role of mental health within the context of Ofsted, discussing how the new guidance can be viewed as an opportunity to embed mental health and wellbeing within the new RSHE curriculum.

The Importance of Staff Wellbeing as Part of a Whole School Approach to Mental Health

  • Available On Demand

This webinar is for school leaders who want further context and direction on Staff well-being as part of a more holistic school approach to mental health.

Mental Health Lead: An Expert Review of the Role, Responsibilities and its Position Within a Whole School Community Approach

  • Available On Demand

This webinar will focus on the importance of having a lead role for putting mental health at the heart of the school, using the latest draft Ofsted framework and DfE’s guidance.

Using Curriculum Area Development Time to Reduce Teacher Workload

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This webinar will focus on collaborative planning, marking and sharing to reduce the individual workload of each colleague, by utilising Curriculum Area Development Time (CADT).

An Expert Review of the DfE’s Updated ‘Mental Health and Behaviour in Schools’ Advice

  • Available On Demand

This webinar provides an overview for School Leaders and Mental Health Leads on the key updates from the DfE Mental Health and Behaviour guidance.

A Mentally Healthy School: Foundations for Success

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This webinar will focus on the meaning of mental wellbeing and the importance of resilience and a resilience-based approach in schools.

Strengthening Multi-Agency Collaboration: New Safeguarding Arrangements 2019-20

  • Available On Demand

This webinar explores the impact of the arrangements in the 2017 Children and Social Work Act and the 2018 update to 'Working Together to Safeguard Children' and equips school leaders and safeguarding leads with a valuable insight into the legal basis for change, areas of innovation and how schools can take advantage of the changes.

Mental Health in Relation to the New Education Inspection Framework (EIF) 2019

  • Available On Demand

This webinar provides school leaders and mental health leads with an understanding of how the draft framework (EIF) links to mental health and wellbeing.

Ofsted Focus: An Emphasis on Mental Health & Well-Being for Staff and Students

  • Available On Demand

This webinar is aimed at all members of the school community and will provide an expert overview of Ofsted's documents relating to wellbeing and mental health and what they mean for schools and the impact on mental health and schools' safeguarding provisions.

Best Evidence in Brief - April 2019

  • Available On Demand

In partnership with the Institute for Effective Education (IEE) Every month The National College provide the Institute for Effective Education’s ‘Best Evidence in Brief’ roundup in video format; focusing on stories with practical implications for schools and policy makers, including only high quality research from around the world.

Ask the expert: An interview with Anna Bateman

  • Available On Demand

Anna Bateman, expert on mental health & wellbeing, speaks about the theme: Connecting with Nature, while sharing some fantastic tips on how to support pupil and staff wellbeing.

An Expert Review of the ‘Transforming Children and Young People’s Mental Health Provision’ Green Paper

  • Available On Demand

In this webinar, Anna Bateman will be looking at an overview of the DfE green paper, including the plan for schools, the role of the mental health lead and mental health support teams.

Advanced Certificate in the Role of the Mental Health Lead 2021-22

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 3 hours and 53 minutes (approx.) This Essential CPD course provides you with the knowledge, practical skills and tools to be able to plan for and effect positive whole school or college change towards mental health and wellbeing.

Certificate in Drug and Alcohol Misuse Awareness

  • Available On Demand

Course Duration: 37 minutes (approx.) This essential CPD course provides you with the core content you need to raise your awareness and develop strategies and guidance to support staff, colleagues or young people who have substance misuse problems.

Certificate in Stress Awareness

  • Available On Demand

This essential CPD course provides you with the core content you need to ensure you have the right tools in place to recognise the symptoms of stress, develop a level of self-awareness and build your own stress management techniques.

Certificate in Understanding Mental Health

  • Available On Demand

Our Essential CPD course on Mental Health provides you and your staff with the core content you need to ensure adherence with the latest mental health guidelines.

Encouraging Empathy in Pupils

Here is a guide to help create the conditions in which empathy can thrive.

Conflict Resolution

This guide will provide you with the basic steps you can take to help pupils resolve conflict and develop the necessary skills to deal with difficulties which arise.

Pupil Wellbeing Conversations

This guide shows you what action to take and how to handle a mental health disclosure.

Emotional Intelligence

Learn how to help your pupils to become more emotionally intelligent and manage exam stress, conflict and promote good mental health.

Managing Stress

This guide will give you some top tips so that you can take action to reduce the symptoms of stress in your life.

Why Kindness Matters & How Doing Good Does You Good

As part of the 'kindness matters' theme for Mental Health Awareness week, we have produced this free guide on why kindness matters and to remind ourselves of the benefits of helping others, which is also good for improving our own mental health and wellbeing.

How to Maintain Good Mental Wellbeing During Isolation

A guide to help everyone think about some of the positive steps they can take to establish and keep good mental wellbeing.

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