HEAD, HEART & HANDS
Stimulating keynote speeches. Motivating practical workshops. Leading practitioners delivering to a crowd of likeminded professionals from all corners of the inclusive education and mental health sectors. An inspiring and informative day of innovative practice held once a year.
This years’ Nudge Remarkable conference followed the theme of 'Head, Heart and Hands'. The morning included keynotes and the afternoon brought workshops, all from highly regarded professionals within their fields. It was a day of valuable conversation and personal development with a focus on neuroscience, proximity, productivity, neurolinguistics, mental health, behavioural change strategy and more… Until next year!
DETAILS OF THE LAST NUDGE REMARKABLE HELD 30-03-19:
HEAD: “WHAT HAPPENS TO THE BRAIN WHEN WE INCLUDE?”
How can we create a safe space for our collective ‘brain’, in which we can co-learn? What is happening in the brain when we desire to reject or push away concepts or people? What would moving beyond diversity to a place of deep inclusivity look like? What is brain gender?
Philip Crocker is MD of www.darwinwhitty.com, a collective of business development specialists and mentors who help individuals, teams and organisations to build strong relationships internally and externally via conceptual and strategic thinking, behavioural culture setting and more. Phillip is an executive coach with a background in both the public and private sector and personal interest and depth of knowledge within neuroscience.
HEAD: ‘NEURO LINGUISTICS & THE POWER OF ‘HOW’’
Gain a brief overview of what Neuro Linguistic Programming is (and is not!). Learn how to recognise a personal belief. Demonstrate how to generate choice through language. Practice how to encourage someone to develop their beliefs and encourage personal growth.
Michael Shane is a Master NLP Practitioner and qualified coach with over 16 years’ experience in coaching at executive levels and 10 years working with personal clients across the U.K, Europe and the Middle East. After 14 months working on the Taqat Programme in Saudi Arabia, he is back in the U.K helping organisations to understand how to get the best out of their people. Michael has a strong reputation for developing effective teams and believes that everyone is a leader in their lifetime.
HEART: “RELATIONAL PROXIMITY OR PROFESSIONAL DISTANCE?”
Bystander intervention vs. bystander apathy - why do people get involved in helping others? Or not? Why is understanding the various kinds of proximity key? How did ‘professional distance’ become the orthodoxy? How do we transform broken systems and challenge practices that are clearly not working? How do we rebuild the trust gap, putting the young person at the centre? The importance of being an ‘Alongsider’, subverting unhelpful power dynamics.
Matt Wilson is MD of www.goodlabs.co.uk and a senior charity executive with 20 years’ experience with charitable organisations. He has delivered successful interventions within the education, social enterprise and employability sectors and is highly regarded for his development of youth projects in disadvantaged urban areas (Eden Network), his leadership role serving as CEO of an ‘edge-of-care’ charity (Safe Families for Children) and for pioneering the national roll-out of an early intervention programme in primary schools.
HANDS: “EFFICIENT PRODUCTIVITY: DELIVERING QUALITY UNDER TIME PRESSURE”.
What are the impacts of organisational culture in relation to productivity? What are the benefits of remote working and the approach you should take? Tips for delivering a quality service while under time pressures. Tools you can use to improve communication and awareness.
Ryan is Founder and CEO of www.eduprise.co.uk and is well known and respected as an authority on school fundraising and marketing. Ryan has worked with the Department for Education, ASCL, NASBM, ILM and hundreds of individual schools. You can find his guidance in leading publications and his webinars reach over 100 schools per month.
PLUS A FEW WORDS FROM OUR SPECIAL GUEST: RICHARD HENDERSON
Richard Henderson has taught in Stockton for twenty years, working in three different schools. He is currently Headteacher of Northfield School and Sports College. During his time as a senior leader in Stockton schools he has led a range of initiatives that have had a positive impact upon students’ learning and outcomes. Richard has a particular interest in curriculum and inclusion.
HEART: ‘COMMUNICATION STRATEGIES TO TRANSCEND BARRIERS; REFRAMING A DISORDER AS A DIFFERENCE’
Explore a greater awareness of understanding for those with speech, language and communication difference. Learn how to decode message transmission and equip yourself to help to those with processing and interpretation difficulty. Build rapport quickly: it's not what you say but how you say it.
Fran Harland is one of our nearest and dearest Education Experts, currently commissioned to work alongside our students. She is also a Child and Adolescent Mental Health Therapist with 30 years experience in social work, youth offending and residential therapeutic communities. For the past 9 years Fran has travelled the country to deliver training on how to better understand and support those with any ‘difference’ including ADHD, ASC, FASD, Attachment and also Children in the Looked After System.
HANDS: ‘INTERACTIVE PREVENTATIVE MEASURES TO ENHANCE BEHAVIOURAL CHANGE’
Gain an overview of preventative measures, a demonstration of positive anchors, a ‘how-to’ in reframing negative language patterns as well as breathing and relaxation techniques to enhance a more mindful behavioural change.
Co-Founders of www.mindyourlifetraining.com, Sonya Hudson & Ella Evans are Master NLP practitioners and behavioural change therapists with a wealth of experience in psychotherapy, neuro linguistic programming, holistic wellbeing practice and mentoring. They provide coaching to individuals and teams of all ages (from the employees of Tesco Banking to local ‘Cubs’ groups and beyond), helping anyone and everyone to overcome the issues in their lives and reach their goals.
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