This course is a comprehensive, insightful, instructor-guided course, designed to provide a detailed understanding of the nature of pastoral care in education, especially when it comes to dealing with bullying, cyberbullying, mental health issues, SEN, EAL, and more, to finding your key roles within it. This course will also help you explore leadership style and understand how to use it effectively in approaching difficult conversations with parents, students or staff members. The training materials from this course are available online for you to learn at your own pace.
The course is fully certified by the CPD, ensuring that you receive a recognised and accredited qualification. This certification demonstrates our commitment to providing high-quality education, giving you the confidence that you are engaging in a valuable and reputable learning experience.
Elevate your professional standing with a qualification recognised by the CPD. As you dive into the world of pastoral care and leadership, know that your efforts are backed by a certification that speaks volumes about your commitment to excellence. By enrolling in the 'Pastoral Leader Online Certificate' course, you're not just investing in your own growth but also in the well-being and success of the students you serve.
Transform Student Lives
Experience the profound impact of being an educator who not only imparts knowledge but also nurtures students' holistic growth. Our 'Pastoral Leader Online Certificate' course empowers you to create a safe and nurturing environment where students can flourish emotionally and mentally. Learn how to identify signs of distress, address bullying, and provide essential mental health support that can make a lasting difference in their lives.
Gain from the wealth of knowledge curated by seasoned educators and specialists who understand the unique challenges of student well-being. This course takes you beyond theory, offering practical strategies and real-world insights. From legal considerations to effectively engaging with parents and guardians, you'll acquire the tools needed to navigate a variety of pastoral scenarios with confidence and expertise.
Sam Garner brings a wealth of expertise in the realm of education, mental health, and pastoral care. With a background as an ex SENCo (Special Educational Needs Coordinator), Sam held pivotal roles in fostering student well-being and establishing a therapeutic unit for students on the brink of exclusion. Her commitment to holistic student development led her to work closely with children excluded from education and those in secure foster care, all while pursuing qualifications as a Cognitive Behavioural Therapist.
Transitioning into a self-employed trainer and speaker, Sam established her own company, providing Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) programs tailored for schools. Her extensive reach spans diverse educational settings, including Youth Offender Institutes and prestigious independent schools, both locally and internationally. A testament to her insights and knowledge, Sam authored a book on Mental Health in Education.
Today, Sam channels her seasoned experience into the creation of the 'Pastoral Leader Online Certificate' course, sharing her practical wisdom to empower educators like you. Her aim is to help you excel in your role, leveraging her background in fostering student growth, mental health support, and inclusive education.
During the lectures of this particular course, participants will gain invaluable insights into creating a nurturing environment that fosters students' emotional and mental well-being, setting the foundation for their comprehensive growth. They will receive expert guidance on identifying signs of distress, addressing mental health challenges, and building strong partnerships with parents and guardians. Through real-world scenarios and practical strategies, participants will comprehend the pivotal role of holistic support, understanding the profound impact their role as a pastoral leader can have on students' success and well-being.
Participants taking this course will acquire a diverse skill set that empowers them to be effective pastoral leaders. They will learn to navigate complex situations by identifying signs of distress, addressing bullying, and offering essential mental health support. Furthermore, they will develop the expertise to collaborate with parents, guardians, and students, fostering an inclusive and harmonious educational environment.
Throughout this course, participants will engage in practical exercises that simulate real-world scenarios, enabling them to apply theoretical knowledge to concrete situations. They will practice identifying signs of distress, employing strategies to address mental health challenges, and fostering positive engagement with parents and guardians. These hands-on practices will equip participants with the confidence and skills needed to effectively support students' holistic development and well-being.
Experience round-the-clock availability to course materials on any device, allowing for convenient learning at your chosen time and location. Utilise downloadable resources such as notes, videos, slides, and assessments to bolster your comprehension, driving better outcomes. Embrace the freedom to learn at your individual pace and leverage a comprehensive online learning experience accessible throughout the entire year.
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Our course has obtained complete certification from CPD (Continuing Professional Development), demonstrating our dedication to providing excellent education. This accreditation serves as evidence of our commitment to delivering high-quality learning experiences, adhering to the rigorous standards established by CPD, widely recognised as a prestigious measure of excellence in learning and development.
Once you have completed the course, you will receive a personal document confirming your participation.
You can download your certificate of completion from 'my panel' on the UniqSkills platform, allowing you to showcase your new skills to potential employers and your professional network.
The course was easy to dive into, and the CPD certificate was the cherry on top. Sam's insights are spot-on, and I've already used the strategies to handle real-life situations. Highly recommend!
Great investment! Quick access and all the tips are practical and effective. The course made a difference in how I approach student well-being. A must for any educator!
I could learn at my own pace, and the CPD recognition was a nice bonus. The strategies are already proving handy in my day-to-day role. Thumbs up!
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