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Working with Boys Training
Thu 15 June 2017, 09:30 – 16:30 BST
Key areas covered:
- What influences boys behaviour
- Boy’s development and its impact on emotional and academic success
- Embedding a growth mindset to promote boy’s emotional resilience
This training will give staff an understanding of the challenges and influences facing boys that impact on their emotional and academic development and success. Evidence shows that boys are less likely to achieve less at GCSE’s and go into higher education the girls. They account for 80% of permanent exclusions and more likely to commit criminal offences and become part of the criminal justice system. This course will develop staff understanding, confidence and skills when working with boys using a growth mindset to enhance their emotional resilience and academic.
- Explore how boys develop socially and emotionally
- Identify influences on boys behaviour
- Developing strategies and programmes to engage boys in learning
- Understand the impact of relationships
- Strategies for developing a growth mindset
Who is it suitable for?
A one day training course suitable for all staff working with children and young people in educational or youth settings, especially relevant for: ALENCO, behaviour support staff, wellbeing and inclusion leads and LAC co-ordinators.
About the trainer
Rachel Beddoe is an experienced trainer, researcher, and educationalist, and has extensive experience working within the field of Social and Emotional Health and Well-being and has a background in education, criminal justice and community safety, where she has developed numerous resources to be used within schools as well as youth services and Third sector organisations. She has a MA in Education for Sustainable Development and Global Citizenship.
Participants: 15 – 20 max - minimum 7-8