Creative Training & Coaching

Educational, Motivational, Inspirational

School Staff

Positive Education

“There is no doubt that creativity is the most important human resource of all. Without creativity, there would be no progress and we would be forever repeating the same patterns” – Edward de Bono

Creative Training and Coaching provides interactive and interesting workshops for your staff. In providing a healthy and interactive learning environment for your students; you must have engaged and flourishing staff! The workshops aim to both challenge and extend staff to work with their strengths.

All workshops run for approximately two- three hours. They can be taken as stand alone workshops or combined for full day programs. Alternatively ask us about tailoring a workshop or training day to meet the specific needs of your staff.

Conflict Resolution: Educational

Conflict is an everyday part of life and is unavoidable. This workshop will address how staff can effectively deal with conflict in the classroom and the staffroom. Key issues that will be covered include: achieving a win/win situation, empathy, appropriate assertiveness, managing emotions, willingness to resolve, mapping conflict, designing options, negotiation skills and mediation. Again for more challenging issues a follow up workshop is recommended or group / individual coaching of staff.

Effective Communication: Educational

We cannot not communicate ! As humans this is apart of who we are. In this workshop how to use effective communication in all aspects of teaching will benefit classroom dynamics. Different styles of communication and how to deal with these differences will be explored. What type of a communicator are you ??

Team Development: Motivational

What is a team? What are best and worst aspects of a team? This workshop will address issues related to : effective team characteristics, differences within teams and foundations of team cohesion. Building a positive healthy team is a work in progress and this workshop will look at the basics of a healthy functioning team and how your staff/team can achieve this. It will involve some practical exercise and tips. For work environments that have more challenging staff issues; a follow up to this workshop is recommended.

Leadership Development: Motivational

What is leadership and what defines a great leader from a good one? How do leaders lead? This workshop will analysis what is meant by the concept of leadership and how it can be effectively applied to enhance a workplace and team dynamics. Issues covered will include: communication skills of effective leaders, influencing with integrity , managing conflict effectively, goal setting, planning and prioritising.

Working with difficult and challenging students: Inspirational

Students who are too hard to handle! Students you don’t want in your class! Students who just don’t care! This workshop will give teachers a practical guide and tips on working with difficult and challenging behaviours in students. Working from a strengths based model it looks at alternatives to traditional methods. It will allow them to look at multiple perspectives in handling a hard situation and equip them with practical tips to add to their toolbox.

We can help you with :

  • Team Development
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Effective Communication
  • Working with difficult and challenging students
  • Leadership Development