Emotional Health

We’ve always been very proud of the fact that one of the very first courses we ran at Dragonfly 17 years ago was on Stress Management for staff. Supporting teachers has always been at the heart of what we do. Since then we have delivered Emotional & Mental Health courses and Wellbeing courses to hundreds of schools. Staff love that we offer practical techniques rather than endless theory. They learn how to effectively protect their own emotional and mental health, whilst also supporting their pupils and each other.

PRESSURE MANAGEMENT & RESILIENCE FOR BUSY PEOPLE

With good reason, this is one of the UK’s most popular and highly acclaimed in-school training courses for teaching and support staff. It has been run by more than 600 schools from all sectors over the last 13 years. It is endorsed by HMC, NUT, ISC, GSA, GDST and IAPS. Your school is only as good as the people who work in it. If, even for reasons outside of the school’s control, staff feel stressed, anxious or unhappy, this will have ...

Using Resilience and Well-being to Work Well Under Pressure

THE ULTIMATE UNDERSTANDING OF MENTAL AND EMOTIONAL HEALTH IN SCHOOLS

Do you value the emotional wellbeing of your students and staff so that the best possible standards of teaching and learning can be achieved? Are you concerned about the welfare, stress and anxiety placed on students during examination time? Do you want to have the knowledge, skills and strategies necessary to support and address mental and emotional health in your school? The Ultimate Understanding of Mental and Emotional Health in Scho...

Feed the heart to feed the brain

WELLBEING FOR TEACHERS

Would you benefit from easy-to- use strategies to help you to manage the increasing demands placed on the teaching profession? Do you have the skills and insight needed to manage your work-life balance? Are you fully able to keep up with the constantly changing challenges of teaching in the21 st Century? One in four working people in the UK will experience some form of mental distress in their lifetimes, with workplace stress identif...

Preparing staff for the resilience needed to cope effectively with the challenges of teaching

THE MENTAL HEALTH FRIENDLY CLASSROOM

In the UK, students in our schools are 10 percent more likely to have higher anxiety levels than the general population, with 30 percent of those at secondary school reporting that they have experienced high anxiety. Schools are subsequently having to work with an increasing number of children with a range of mental health problems. Do you feel sufficiently able to cope with the increasing number of children experiencing mental he...

How to reduce student anxiety and build confidence in the classroom

MANAGING AND SUPPORTING ASD PUPILS IN THE CLASSROOM

Children with ASD find busy classrooms difficult to cope with and teachers often have to deal with the resulting very challenging behaviour.  Careful planning and a gradual increase in the level of challenge can often lead to a much happier atmosphere and one where all the children can thrive.  This course aims to give teachers practical ideas of how to engage and support children with ASD and encourage their independence in the classro...

The Practical Guide to Providing the Best for these and all our pupils

MOVING BEYOND MINDSET

Can Cognitive Behavioural Group-Coaching (CBC), frequently used on promising executives to increase leadership skills, be used with Secondary School students to optimise performance and reduce patterns of procrastination? The answer to that is yes, it can! CBC is an extremely effective and evidence-based method to reduce unhelpful perfectionism, procrastination and performance anxiety often seen in students, leading to enhanced performance and w...

Evidence-based practice to optimise performance in high-achieving students

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