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About this Seminar:
Personalised R&B – Wellbeing for Teachers – Because you’re worth it!
Teacher wellbeing is crucial. In a climate of change, pressure and accountability, we are seeing more and more teachers feeling under pressure and overworked. During this session, Mental Health Ambassador Nina Jackson will help you to recognise your magical ingredients and learn how to say ‘No’ easily. It’s all about the Personalised R&B, you see. Every teacher is valuable human being and taking care of yourself is crucial. Be prepared to walk away from this session invigorated and energised. Because you are worth it.
About the Speaker:
Trainer Independent Thinking Ltd/Teach Learn Create Ltd
Nina Jackson is someone who sees the bigger picture and, throughout a long and varied career, has been driven to bring the best out of all children regardless of the issues, challenges and special needs they bring to her classroom. Nina brings to her lessons not only high levels of creativity, innovation and professional rigour but also contagious passion which proves to be a winning formula wherever she works. Apart from her work in teaching, learning, thinking skills and technology for learning, her background in special needs and music has led her to devise specialist therapy programmes for schools. Nina also successfully supports mainstream teachers working with children with anger management issues, disaffection, poor motivation, behaviour and confidence.
Up until very recently, Nina was a director of learning in addition to directing a ‘more able and talented’ programme at a successful comprehensive in South Wales. Since these roles, Nina has developed an impressive career in teacher training in the UK and abroad. She has collaborated with Swansea Metropolitan University where she is a lecturer on the MA (Ed) programme, a senior professional tutor (ITET) and has supported the SARA (Schools Action Research Approach) project for the Education Support and Inspection Service in Wales. In 2004, Nina was the winner of the IPDA International Prize for Education and was described in the Times Educational Supplement as an “inspirational, evangelical preacher of education”. She is currently working on her second book – ‘Access All Areas’ – which focuses on helping schools ensure that all children have access to the full extent of what the curriculum has to offer.