Staff CPD & Subject Networks

With the ever growing need for the development of mental health awareness in schools with all year groups, our “Futures in Mind” and “Towards Moves” training is invaluable. Please see some comments from previous delegates attending both courses

“Superb course – really well timed. Thank you very much”

“Lots of ideas to take back to school. Thank you”

“Fantastic, inspiring course which I look forward to implementing in school “

Targeted towards all county primary schools, KS2 teaching and non-teaching staff. Pragmatic solutions to learning and thriving, using mindfulness approaches to help children aged 10-11 years old live happier, more meaningful lives.

Booking will open again in September for the 2019-20 academic year.

Please contact schoolsengagement@northampton.ac.uk once dates are confirmed on this site, to book a maximum of two places per school.

All county secondary schools training, targeted towards KS3,4& 5 teaching and non-teaching staff. This course, aimed at helping students to live happier, more meaningful lives, is based on a well-used mindfulness based therapy approach called Acceptance and Commitment Therapy or Accept, Choose and Take Action.

Please contact pathways@northampton.ac.uk once dates are confirmed on this site, to book a maximum of two places per school.

Follow up student interviews to develop an emotional health plan following on from the Towards Moves training for NCOP schools only. Dates TBC between Dr Mike Scanlan, Rachel Hooper and the school.

“A massive thanks again for the sessions you ran with our students – it went down really well and was massively appreciated by all” Paul Pomerantz, Head of 6th form at Kingsthorpe College

Subject Networks

These subject networks are logistically co-ordinated by the university, but the intention is that you guide the agenda content each meeting. Each meeting also has a sharing good practice element to it to allow staff to network and share exemplar materials and practices.

All county secondary schools and FE colleges.

Next meeting – Wednesday 16 October 2019, 2-5pm at The University of Northampton’s Waterside Campus.

Please contact tim.dobson@northampton.ac.uk to book up to two places for your school or college.

17 October Meeting Presentations

Download the below presentations in a Microsoft Powerpoint format.

2nd July 2019 Meeting Presentations

All county secondary and FE colleges. Three meetings across the year in discussion with school colleagues

  • Next meeting – 21 November 2019, 2.30pm – 5pm at The University of Northampton’s Waterside Campus

Please contact tim.dobson@northampton.ac.uk for more information.

21 November Meeting Presentations

Photography courses outline

Click the links below to download the presentations below in a Microsoft Powerpoint format

Caroline Lloyd – Fashion, Promotion and Communication

Your Portfolio Guide

All county secondary and FE colleges. Three meetings across the year in discussion with school colleagues.

Please contact tim.dobson@northampton.ac.uk for more information.

All county secondary and FE colleges. Two meetings across the year in discussion with school colleagues

  • Next meeting – 15 May 2019, 2.00 pm – 4.00 pm at The University of Northampton’s Waterside Campus

Please contact Siobhan.Dytham@northampton.ac.uk to book your place.

All county secondary and FE colleges. Two meetings across the year in discussion with school colleagues

  • Next meeting – 7 November 2018, 3pm – 5pm at the University of Northampton’s Waterside Campus. The second meeting date will be decided upon as part of the agenda

Please contact tim.dobson@northampton.ac.uk for more information.

All county secondary and FE colleges. Please see the meeting dates below for this academic year:

  • Wed 14 November 2018 (4.30pm – 6.30pm)
  • Wed 23 January 2019 (4.30pm – 6.30pm)
  • Wed 13 March 2019 (4.30pm – 6.30pm)
  • Wed 22 May 2019 (4.30pm – 6.30pm)
  • Wed 18 September 2019 (4.30pm – 6.30pm)

Please contact Graham.Smith@northampton.ac.uk to book your place and for more information.

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