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SEND, Inclusion and Vulnerable Learners
June 25, 2018 @ 3:45 pm - 6:00 pm
Join the Springfields Academy’s third Chartered College of Teaching hub meeting for anyone involved in education who has an interest in SEND, Inclusion and Vulnerable Learners. Everyone is invited to join and shape the network regardless of the age, stage or phase that you teach. Come and join likeminded colleagues, forge new relationships and engage in thinking, dialogue and discussion.
This interactive workshop will give a brief introduction to the impact of trauma on children’s brain development. Through applying critical thinking to existing systems and language around emotions and behaviour, we will focus on the hope and gain practical strategies in which to support our children and young people. Included in this will be an introduction to breathe 1st – a system and approach used in Mike’s previous schools and in many schools around the UK.
15:45 – Registration and refreshments.
16:00 – Welcome by Nicola Brooks, Lead Advocate for the Chartered College and Network Lead.
16:10 – Keynote speaker, Mike Armiger: ‘Trauma, regulation and what we CAN do’
Refreshments and networking
17:30 – Updates from the room, discussion and reflection.
18:00 – Close and raffle
This event is free for Chartered College of Teaching members.
Refreshments are provided, but if you are able to contribute £1 to help cover resources and refreshments then it would be much appreciated.
There is a £5 charge for non-Chartered College of Teaching members, which can be invoiced to your organisation after the event.
Mike Armiger is a specialist in the field of care-experienced children and young people affected by trauma and mental health difficulties. Mike’s previous roles include: Head of provision, Secondary, residential & SEN leadership roles and many other advisory roles across education, health and police services. He is currently facilitating projects with schools on body regulation and trauma sensitive practice, developing therapeutic curricula for alternative provisions and a major part of Mike’s current work is advising trusts on mental health and suicide prevention strategy. Mike regularly coordinates training and projects for educators, foster carers, social workers, health professionals and many more across the UK and internationally. You can follow Mike on Twitter.