All Courses Approved for EPV Days
Free module on Restorative Practice
Join our wellbeing Bootcamp with a difference this summer! Build a toolbox of coping skills for the children in your care and for yourself. Explore Mindfulness, Mindful Movements, Kindfulness, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Goal Setting, Exercise and Nutrition. Fill your ‘Wellbeing Well’ and help children pour their new skills into their ‘Well’ for life.
This course aims to furnish you with the knowledge to use social networks, apps and mobile devices safely in both personal and professional contexts. Inform yourself about guidelines on best practice in relation to cyberbullying prevention and intervention. Learn about key facts, statistics and research in relation to the way the internet and mobile technologies are utilised by children. Explore the benefits and potential risks associated with technology. Examine how schools and parents/guardians can collaborate to reduce cyberbullying and promote safer internet usage for all.
Learn how to teach about good mental and emotional health in a way that children can relate to and understand. This summer cpd course combines enjoyable activities with games, music, art and videos providing you with lots of interactive tools to use in the classroom. You and the children will learn why it is important to look after emotional and mental fitness, what feelings are and what they mean, how to be assertive and confident and finally, how to cope with life’s difficulties. Mindfulness tools are built into the course and can be used very effectively both in the classroom and personally.
Join us this summer to discover a different approach to bullying prevention – cultivating friendship and inclusion! As well as exploring bullying and bullying prevention, this course promotes fostering a classroom/school climate of inclusion and friendship so that bullying behaviours will reduce. Explore how to encourage a school-wide approach to bullying prevention and intervention. The aim of this course is to create a learning environment which is psychologically safe and to equip children to identify and widen their circle of friends.
Learn how to teach about nutrition in a way that children can relate to and understand. Throughout this summer cpd course, you will learn why nutrition is so important and how good nutrition enhances our lives. You will be provided with imaginative, creative ways to promote and support nutrition and health, involving games, ICT, real world examples, real life practical recipes and tools. These tools will challenge children to reflect and think about what they eat. Allowances and awareness will be made of special needs, special dietary needs and cultural needs.
This nutrition course will demonstrate the consequences of food choices on concentration, behaviour and medical conditions. You will be provided with imaginative, creative ways to promote and support nutrition and health, involving games, ICT, real world examples, real life practical recipes and tools. These tools will challenge children to reflect and think about what they eat and how their choices affect them. You will be encouraged look to your own health and nutrition and ideally involve the whole school in this consciousness.
Michelle Stowe brings you an introductory module to Restorative Practice. Restorative Practice, when dealing with conflict, moves us away from blame and frustration, and instead ignites a path towards connection, solutions and innovation. It develops our emotional intelligence, which is the most overall success factor in careers; empowering people to consciously choose their thoughts, feelings and response. Ultimately it is about connection – to the self and to others.
Key Facts about your Summer Courses
1 course – 3 EPV days
2 courses – 4 EPV days
3 courses – 5 EPV days
Courses are hosted in a virtual learning system that is visually attractive, easy to navigate and user friendly.
You will be asked to reflect on what you have learnt from the course in a reflective learning log.
You will be able to create an electronic record of your learning comprising of your quizzes and postings.