Do you wish that the focus of accountability measures within schools is broader than just progress and academic achievement? Well, be careful what you wish for because it might just be about to happen.
Apprenticeship Levy payments are due to start next month and we are asking colleagues who recognise the value of Evolve Health Mentors to show their support for the development of a new Trailblazer Apprenticeship that will further enhance their training.
Thou shalt pay HMRC 0.5% of your wage bill to invest in apprenticeship training from April 2017 if: (*) Your annual wage bill exceeds £3m (**) You are based in England (***) It is spent within 24 months (****) It is used for Government-approved courses (*****) You use Government-endorsed training providers
Do you want a trip to Kuala Lumpur in two weeks time to attend an entrepreneurial conference to help inform Malaysian government strategy?
Presenting to a group of health experts at the Henry Wellcome Auditorium at the Wellcome Collection in London was a little daunting. If I had been talking to a group of headteachers or educationalists about health and wellbeing instead, it would have been a very different proposition. After all, I have been doing that for the past 15 years.
Evolve Managing Director John Bishop supports recommendations from a recent report that calls for a greater focus on children’s mental health in schools and a new approach to how children’s services are funded by the Departments for Health and Education.
Laughter helps learning, why every school needs charcoal powder and what a cwtch is. These are all things that I learnt last week at a School Wellbeing Workshop that we hosted in three schools in Cardiff, Birmingham and Nottingham.