Special Educational Needs
Leaders in Education - A Vision for the Future

Leaders in Education - A Vision for the Future

March 23, 2021

Join us for the Supporting Leaders in Education Talking it Through Podcast. 

In this episode we are joined by Sophie Garner, Regional Director of Education for Witherslack Group and Dr Tony Lloyd, CEO of the ADHD Foundation. 

This month we look at the difficulties schools have faced and the opportunities for pupil learning and development that have presented themselves in the last year.

 

Developing a Citizenship and Leadership Curriculum

Developing a Citizenship and Leadership Curriculum

March 3, 2021

Join us for our latest episode in the Supporting Leaders in Education Talking it Through podcast.

In this episode we are joined by Chris Williams, Regional Director for Witherslack Group and Mike Hussey, Director of School Services for the ADHD Foundation who will be chatting about February's topic, Developing a Citizenship and Leadership Curriculum.  

The Recovery Curriculum Podcast

The Recovery Curriculum Podcast

January 18, 2021

Supporting Leaders in Education:  The Recovery Curriculum

Each month we bring expert speakers together to deliver insightful discussions aimed at providing advice and support for Head Teachers, senior leadership team members and all teaching professionals in leadership roles. 

January's topic is the Recovery Curriculum. 

Christmas 2020: Different, Not Less Podcast

Christmas 2020: Different, Not Less Podcast

December 4, 2020

A discussion between Dr Tony Lloyd, CEO for the ADHD Foundation and Anne-Marie Harrison, Training and Consultancy Director for Ideas Afresh Education.

The Importance of Mental Health in Schools: Turning Knowledge into Action

The Importance of Mental Health in Schools: Turning Knowledge into Action

November 11, 2020

A podcast discussion with Professor Sean Duggan, Clinical Advisor for Witherslack Group and Chief Executive of the Mental Health Network and Billy Smallwood, Clinical Director for Witherslack Group. This podcast is part of Supporting Leaders in Education series.

Steering a course through covid podcast

Steering a course through covid podcast

October 29, 2020

Dr Tony Lloyd, CEO of the ADHD Foundation and Justine Sims, Exectutive Head Teacher for Queensmead House School in Windsor present a podcast on 'Steering a course through covid' as part of our Supporting Leaders in Education series.

Neurodiversity and Education

Neurodiversity and Education

December 18, 2019

We sat down with Dr Tony Lloyd, CEO of the ADHD Foundation at our Regional Special Educational Needs Conference: Supporting Leaders in Education in Manchester. Here Tony gives a snapshot of his presentation on Neurodiversity. 

Why has Ofsted changed their framework and what does this mean to schools?

Why has Ofsted changed their framework and what does this mean to schools?

December 5, 2019

We sat down with Jeremy Bird, Director of HGA Learning to discuss what the new Ofsted framework means to schools.  

How to support positive behaviour

How to support positive behaviour

August 27, 2019

Elaine Capstick, Lead Practitioner (Safeguarding, Behaviour & Inclusion) and Richard Wilkins, Safeguarding, Behaviour and Inclusion Director discuss how to support positive behaviour. 

SECTIONS

2.00 - 12.43. We discuss why children and young people display challenging behaviours, the importance of understanding their behaviours and how Witherslack Group implement Positive Behaviour Support. 

12.45 - 48.36. Practical hints and tips to support children and young people displaying challenging behaviours. 

49.39 - 1:01:08. Practical hints and tips on how to support children and young people during term time. 

1:01:12 - 1:12.22. Practical hints and tips on how to support children and young people during half term/ summer.  

Using IT to inspire teaching and learning

Using IT to inspire teaching and learning

July 17, 2019

Ruth Smith, Class Teacher and Computing and New Technologies Lead and Rob Lynas, Deputy Head Teacher of Westmorland School in Chorley discuss the impact of ICT on teaching and learning. 

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