This course is for you if:

  • You work with primary aged children

  • You would like to build your confidence in managing conversations on controversial topics

  • You would like tools and techniques for effectively challenging stereotypes and prejudice

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Course curriculum

  • 1


  • 2

    Statutory Duties

    • Overview of Statutory Duties

    • Thinking About Values

    • What are Fundamental British Values?

    • Approaches to Fundamental British Values

    • Summary

    • Quiz: Statutory Duties

  • 3

    Before You Begin...

    • Getting Ready to Undertake this Work

  • 4

    Conducting Effective Conversations with Young People

    • Starting the Conversation

    • Conducting Effective Conversations Activity

    • Summary

  • 5

    Dealing with Unexpected Comments

    • Dealing with Topical Issues - Activity

    • Dealing with Topical Issues - Answers

    • Dealing With Topical Issues - Handout

  • 6


    • What Resources Are Available to Support with this Work?

    • Before you go...

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  • I work at a primary school but I'm not a teacher, is this course for me?

    Absolutely. The course covers some of the key legislation that demonstrates the importance of managing difficult conversations, which is relevant to all members of staff in the school. Some of the tools and techniques are presented in case studies based on a traditional classroom environment, but the underlying principles apply to anyone who may have a conversation with a young person that could be emotive, tricky, or controversial!

  • How long will the course take to complete?

    On average, the course takes 90 minutes to complete and you have access to the course for 30 days from the date of purchase. If you can’t complete the course in one sitting, you can stop and save where you have got up to, to return at another time. You can also repeat sections.

  • What happens if I get stuck?

    If you require clarification on a section or would like some help or advice, please get in touch with us at [email protected] where a member of the team will be happy to help.

  • Will I get a certificate on completion?

    Yes! All of our courses earn a certificate on completion. To find your certificates go to your account.

  • How much does it cost?

    This course costs £15 and you have 30 days in which to complete the course

  • I've attended this training in person, should I do it again?

    That is entirely up to you, and perhaps depends when your training took place. The content will be very similar, but it might prove a useful refresher and reminder of the key techniques.

  • I'd like to purchase this for all of my staff, what options do I have?

    We can absolutely arrange bulk-purchases for school teams. Contact: [email protected] to discuss your needs and to receive an obligation-free quote.

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