Developing Emotional Intelligence and Wellbeing in Students

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This new course will help teachers gain the knowledge and expertise on how to deliver successful courses in Emotional Intelligence and Wellbeing. This is an interactive and practical course which you will leave with a range of activities that can be incorporated within your school. This course will explore how to deliver the lessons in emotional intelligence and wellbeing as well as information on how to design and implement a student leadership course.


  • Explore the benefits of creating a positive relationship culture across the whole school
  • Understanding how to establish and maintain a positive relationship culture
  • Explore the characteristics of positive relationships
  • Discover the benefits of ECT’s establishing a strong rapport with peers, pupils and parents
  • Understand how to create a collegiate atmosphere in school
  • Gain insight into recent research in teacher-pupil relationships
  • Explore ways to build a network of positive relationships with peers in school
  • Discuss how to establish positive links with home


Examining the characteristics of effective relationships across the whole school

10.00 – 10.50am
  • Analysing positive relationships and ascertaining why they are successful
  • Examining the characteristics of effective relationships across the whole school
  • Discuss the challenges of peer to peer, teacher – pupil and teacher – parent relationships in schools
  • Discuss why relationships can break down

How to establish effective ECT-pupil relationship and repair ineffective ones

10.50 – 11.40am
  • Analysing current research into teacher-pupil relationships
  • Examining the success of the school’s ethos and how successfully it is embedded in the culture of the school
  • Discovering some simple steps to establish a mutually beneficial relationship
  • Creating a collegiate atmosphere to make students proud of your school

Morning Break

11.40 – 12.00pm

Supporting your ECT’s and ITT’s in pupil behaviour and relationships

12.00 – 1.00pm
  • Managing the different personalities we meet in the classroom
  • Exploring ways to build relationships with the most challenging of students
  • Ensuring clear boundaries so students know who is in charge
  • Discussing the role of sanctions and the importance of following through


1.00 – 2.00pm

Improving ECT relationships with other adults in school

2.00 – 2.50pm
  • Including TAs and deploying them effectively
  • Exploring relationships with your team – how to build a long-lasting departmental ethic
  • Developing a strong rapport with your line manager where you both feel valued
  • Dealing with other adults around school to contribute to a collegiate atmosphere

Afternoon Break

2.50 – 3.00pm

Building confidence in your ECT’s to establish positive relationships with parents/carers

3.00 – 3.45pm
  • Becoming aware of parent profiles and using them to your advantage
  • Making difficult parental phone calls less stressful by balancing the negatives with the positives
  • Involving parents in school life – do they feel included?
  • Making parents’ evenings a positive experience for all three parties involved


London | Thursday 29 June 2023
London | Friday 17 November 2023

Please select your preferred date

London | Thursday 29 June 2023
London | Friday 17 November 2023

This course, tailored to suit, can be delivered in your school. Discuss this further with our CPD team on 01625 532974 or click below to make an enquiry.


Jonathan Mumford is a Professional Tutor in education who works at Liverpool Hope University delivering ITT training and leads the National Tutoring Programme for MFL. He has taught in an 11-18 comprehensive school in Merseyside for 16 years with the last 8 of those as Head of Languages and the leader of his school’s teaching and learning group.

Convinced that relationships are the number one driving force in establishing a successful and collegiate atmosphere in school, he has led training and INSET on how to improve in-school relationships. He has vast experience in successfully implementing positive relationships strategies in the classroom and around school. He regularly delivers training to schools and Heads of Department on the importance of establishing a strong rapport between staff, students and parents.


  • Senior Leaders responsible for establishing a strong relationship culture across the whole school
  • Leaders responsible for Mentors
  • Mentors
  • Behaviour Leads


  • A specially prepared folder of detailed notes, practical advice and guidance
  • Notes prepared by the educational experts leading the course
  • Expert produced PowerPoint presentations
  • CPD Certificate of attendance

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