Teach Well Toolkit Accredited Training 

We are an Ofqual regulated centre with Open Awards & First Aid Awards

 

Level 4 Certificate in Mental Health Aware Leadership

For staff who have been trained as Senior Mental Health Leads (see below). 10% discount for Teach Well Toolkit School Members.

Content:

  • Recognising common mental health leadership difficulties
  • Researching a mental health leadership topic
  • Supporting wellbeing in your own school or college
  • Role of a Mental Health Lead in contributing to the mental health of others.
  • Meeting the responsibilities placed on an Educational Mental Health Lead

Level 3 Award in Supervising First Aid for Mental Health 

For staff who have been trained as Senior Mental Health Leads (see below). 10% discount for Teach Well Toolkit Member schools.

Content:

  • What mental health is and the role of a First Aider for Mental Health.
  • How to implement a positive mental health culture in the workplace.
  • Understand a range of mental health disorders.
  • Lead on mental health in your school or college.
  • Supervise mental health first aiders.

Level 2 Award in First Aid for Mental Health

For teachers, support staff and pupils aged 14 or over. 2 free places for Teach Well Toolkit Member schools.

Content:

  • Understand mental health 
  • Recognise common mental health disorders
  • The role of a mental health first aider
  • Understand the first aid action plan and put it into practice
  • Implement a positive culture in your school or college

Level 3 Award in Education and Training

For Teaching Assistants

Content:

  • Entry-level qualification for TAs who want to deliver training to staff
  • Qualifies TAs to cover a class
  • Understand roles, responsibilities and relationships in education and training 
  • Understand and use inclusive teaching and learning approaches in education and training
  • Understanding assessment in education and training

Teach Well Toolkit Courses 

 

Senior Mental Health Lead training

Fully funded by DfE

Teach Well Toolkit is a DfE Approved Senior Mental Health Lead training provider. Every school in England to have a trained Senior Mental Health Lead in post by 2025. Open to teachers and support staff.

Content:

  • 2 consecutive days of training, followed by 6 months of support
  • What is the role of a Senior Mental Health Lead?
  • Developing a whole-school culture of staff wellbeing and mental health
  • Organisational change, beginning with the mental health of staff
  • Underpinned by John Kotter's organisational change process
  • Individual membership of the Teach Well Toolkit for 12 months

Online Mindfulness Stress Reduction for Teachers and Support Staff (MSRT)

Step-by-step guidance to make Mindfulness a part of your life (Free to Teach Well Toolkit Member schools)

Content:

  • Body Scan: Where is the tension?
  • Mindfulness sitting meditation
  • Catching your breath - focusing on the present.
  • Accepting how things are and overcoming challenges
  • Paying attention: Seeing, not looking.
  • Walk your mind

More informtion and a booking link for non-members coming soon!

Mini Medics Mental Health course: Key Stages 1 & 2

A three-hour online course for primary school children (free to Teach Well Toolkit Member Schools up to 35 children)

Content:

  • Understanding mental health
  • Emotions and feelings
  • Mental health problems: loneliness, stress, worrying, feeling unhappy
  • Talking about mental health and asking for help
  • Looking after our mental health

 

Wellbeing Link Governor course

A one-day course for governors with responsibility for staff/pupil wellbeing and mental health (free place for Teach Well Toolkit Member schools).

Content:

  • What do we mean by the wellbeing and mental health of staff and pupils?
  • The role of the wellbeing link governor.
  • Collaborating with the headteacher and Mental Health Lead
  • Supporting staff mental health
  • Building a culture of staff mental health

More information and a booking link coming soon!

Student Wellbeing and Mental Health Ambassadors 

Trains primary and secondary pupils to support their peers with first response mental health first aid (free up to 20 pupils for Teach Well Toolkit School members).

Content:

  • What does it mean to be a mental health ambassador?
  • How to listen in order to understand
  • How to talk to someone who needs help
  • How to keep confidential notes
  • How to work alongside staff

Prevent and Tackle Burnout

Including customised course for headteachers and SLT (free to Teach Well Toolkit School Members)

Content:

  • What is Burnout?
  • How to recognise the signs
  • How to prevent Burnout
  • Looking after yourself if you are burnt out
  • Balance: Self-care and organisational care of staff

Coaching for Headteacher

Access to a wellbeing and mental health leadership coach with leadership experience (free to Teach Well Toolkit School Members)

Topics members have covered with their coach:

  • What is mental wellbeing in the school community?
  • How to look after your staff and yourself at the same time
  • The signs of Burnout - and how you can avoid them
  • Leadership of mental health: Creating leadership in others
  • Putting pupils or staff first?

 

Mental Health Lead Toolkit

A unique step-by-step guide to creating a culture of staff wellbeing and mental health (free to Teach Well Toolkit Member schools)

Content:

  • Fully online, available 24/7.
  • Can be used by a member of staff who has never led whole-school change
  • Underpinned by John Kotter's 8 accelerators of whole-school change
  • Online anonymised staff survey to identify issues, with report written for you
  • 12 month WhatsApp group support with Suneta Bagri and Steve Waters