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Social and Emotional Aspects of Learning

Social and Emotional Aspects of Learning (SEAL) provided a whole school approach to developing social and emotional skills in children. It was developed as a curriculum resource using 5 key qualities or skills: self-awareness, managing feelings, motivation, empathy and social skills. These skills are vitally important in learning, managing one's own behaviour and succeeding in

By |2020-09-04T14:43:33+00:00September 4th, 2020|Categories: SEMH|0 Comments

Free Bereavement Course From Open University

An introduction to death, dying and grief including case studies, video and further information and support. This may help support students on their return to the classroom after this COVID-19 crisis. It is likely may will be suffering with some kind of bereavement and will be struggling to adjust to a "new normal". Have a

By |2020-05-19T14:55:12+00:00May 19th, 2020|Categories: SEMH, Training|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Restorative Approaches

A lot has been said in the news and on social media about restorative approaches in schools. Often poor implementation is used as a measure of its apparent failure. Approaches like these, however, require a great deal of investment throughout an organisation in order to succeed. Without buy in at all levels of an organisation

By |2020-04-30T18:43:01+00:00April 30th, 2020|Categories: Interventions|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Mindfulness

What is mindfulness? Mindfulness is concerned with making yourself aware of your surroundings and “in the moment”. It can focus on your own internal environment but also that of the world around you. Mindful moments have been used in many disciplines including cognitive behavioural psychology, neuroscience and positive psychology.  Mindfulness is offered widely by a

By |2020-04-29T18:42:11+00:00April 29th, 2020|Categories: Interventions|Tags: , , |0 Comments

SEMH Schools – What Does Good Look Like?

SEMH schools are schools which focus on the social, emotional and mental health needs of the children and young adults within their care. Many schools will claim to have SEMH as an emphasis within their setting, but what does it take to be an SEMH specialist school and what might other mainstream schools be able to take from that?

By |2020-04-22T14:13:08+00:00April 20th, 2020|Categories: Opinion, SEMH|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments
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