iheart Academy
Resilience & Wellbeing Course
for School Teachers, Leaders & Staff

Email us to enrol your school for training 

 

“The best decision we made was for our
teachers to be trained in iheart”
 

Rani Chahal, Assistant Head Behavioural Specialist, Bromley Beacon Academy 

Level 1:
Whole School Approach

Designed as a hands-on introductory course to help all those within a school who work with young people, this training is suitable for teachers, senior leaders, administration staff and teaching assistants. Participants learn to uncover their own innate capacity for wellbeing and resilience in order to manage stress, time pressures and challenging circumstances within the educational profession.

The course can be run in one school for up to 30 staff or can be attended by the same number of people from multiple schools across a multi academy trust.

Topics covered include:

  • The true source of stress, anxiety and other feelings
  • The relationship between feelings and thoughts
  • Pressure and deadlines
  • Dealing with challenging behaviour of pupils and others
  • Managing our own behaviour
  • Responding vs Reacting
  • Listening and Communication
  • Relationships with colleagues, pupils & parents / guardians

After completing this course, participants will be able to better:

  • Deal with the many demands placed on them in the field of education
  • Navigate personal and professional challenges with more confidence, wellbeing and resilience
  • Manage feelings of stress and overwhelm
  • Handle difficult situations and conversations with pupils and colleagues
  • Recover quicker from setbacks and disappointments
  • Access more peace of mind and clarity at work and home
  • Experience the joy and passion of working with young people
  • Understand the core principles behind the IHEART approach and their relevance and application to everyday life

Course duration: 8 weeks
Consisting of weekly 90-minute twilight sessions at a host school site

Course duration: 8 weeks

Consisting of weekly 90-minute twilight sessions at a host school site

Graduates receive:

Resilience and Wellbeing Certificate

Next steps:

+ Eligibility to progress to Level 2 -Curriculum Certification for School Teachers (see page 13)
+ Bring the iheart programme to the pupils of your own school (see pages 16/17)
+ Learn about the iheart approach in more depth to experience the practical benefits of this understanding for themselves

Please click here to register your interest

Course duration: 3 months

On a weekly basis

Graduates receive:

Facilitator Certification for Teachers, enabling delivery of the iheart Curriculum to pupils aged 10-18 in their own schools.

They will also have:

+ The full hard copy curriculum
+ Access to the iheart Online Resource Portal – enabling programme delivery and including all lesson plans, teaching slides, classroom activities, video clips and animation videos

Knowledge & skills gained:

+ A strong understanding of the core principles behind the iheart approach
+ Explored in depth the content of the 14-session iheart Curriculum

Next Steps:

+ Self delivery of the iheart Programme in your school
+ Continued Professional Development through the Academy’s ongoing learning opportunities
+ Eligibility to progress to Level 3, Train the Trainer (subject to passing assessment and interview)

Level 2:
Curriculum Certification for School Teachers

Whole School Approach

Training teachers, staff and school leaders in the iheart curriculum is essential to realising the vision of the iheart Academy. This course enables professionals in the field of education to become knowledgeable and skilled in delivering the programme to pupils. This ensures that long term impact of the iheart approach is sustainably embedded across the whole school environment. 

Entry requirements

Teachers and/or other education staff must have already completed the iheart Level 1 Wellbeing and Resilience for Teachers course.

Course outline

Option 1

10 x 2-hour online training sessions – an in-depth exploration of all curriculum sessions and iheart curriculum delivery best teaching practice. This course would normally be run over ten weeks as twilight sessions.

Option 2

A bespoke online training to be delivered at a time suitable to the school or group of schools (contact the iheart Academy for more details)

At the conclusion of this course teachers will receive:

  • The full hard copy curriculum
  • Access to the iheart Online Resource Portal – enabling programme delivery and including all lesson plans, teaching slides, classroom activities, video clips and animation videos.

Knowledge and skills gained 

  • A strong understanding of the core principles behind the iheart curriculum and the content and pedagogical approach of the whole curriculum.

Next steps:

  • Self-delivery of the iheart curriculum in your school
  • Continued Professional Development through the Academy’s ongoing learning opportunities, such as: group supervision, further  mentoring or developing a iheart  whole school wellbeing strategy .

Eligibility to progress to Level 3, Train the Teacher (subject to passing assessment and interview)

 

“The best decision we made was for our teachers to be trained in iheart” 

Rani Chahal, Bromley Beacon Academy 

“I would recommend this course as it gives a greater understanding as to why we behave the way we do and how to better support ourselves and our students.”

D McCrobie Harris Beckenham

“I feel mentally stronger … the programme is wonderful.”

N Gayle Thomas Moore Catholic School

“The course improved my own understanding of thoughts and how powerful it can be – if only everyone knew this.”

E Mc Dermitt Langley Girls

“A great curriculum … loved the 2 days and the ideas”

L Wright Harris Academy

“This course is thorough and pitched very well to change, inform and improve people’s lives.”

K Sexton Hayes School

“This course is taught very well with clarity. It is life changing stuff”

H Dehal Langley Girls

“I would recommend this course for teacher to be aware of their own resilience and it will also allow them to be better problem solvers and help with conflict resolution.”

E Snell Langley Boys

“This course encourages teachers to look within and see how their own thinking can impact on their experience. “

A Hart Chislehurst School for Girls

“A great course with a well resourced and structured curriculum … all humans should learn this.”

Z Golding The Glebe

“Have already recommended it to fellow teachers as this will change the way they approach issues.”

B Saga Riddlesdown College

“Good resources, excellent way of thinking – I totally love it. Everyone should do it! It would benefit all teachers and students too.”

L Bicknell



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