Eavesdrop on Sue and Jaz Ampaw-Farr ‘The Resilience Ninja,’ Apprentice Contestant & TV Presenter – Chinwagging and Chatting About How They Plan to Change the World Together!
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In this episode:
- The Sue Atkins Global Book Festival in Partnership with Independent Thinking.
- Parenting Can Transform Children, Families, Communities and Big Global Problems – Find Out How……
- Like to Work 1-2-1 with Sue Atkins? Get in touch – it’s about supporting you, your whole family and your children, as we emerge from a global pandemic – not finger pointing or judging!
- Sue Interviews Katharine Hill Author of ‘A Mind of Their Own: Building Your Child’s Emotional Wellbeing in a Post-Pandemic World’
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The Global Children’s Book Festival with Sue Atkins and Independent Thinking
WE HOSTED AN AMAZING FREE CHILDREN’S BOOK FESTIVAL – SEE FOR YOURSELF!
Watch all these Amazing Authors HERE
Post-lockdown, it is even more vital to help children develop their reading skills – and that all-important love of reading. So, we felt that bringing these wonderful authors together and giving each one 20 minutes to share their book, read a short extract and explain what drove them to write would be a really useful and enjoyable thing to do.
So that’s what we did – and you can check out the recordings on our YouTube channel here.
We are also worked with the nice people at The Roving Bookshop who set up a special online Festival Book Store where you can not only order the books but also get signed and dedicated copies too! The Roving Bookshop are the people who can come to your school and turn your hall into an amazing book shop with titles for all ages.
And thank you for sharing this page with other educators, parents, librarians and anyone who has an interest in wonderful books for children.
Many thanks and see you soon.
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Parenting Can Transform Children, Families, Communities and Big Global Problems – Find Out How
The pathway to addressing many of the world’s biggest social problems could be found in improved parenting according to an international parenting conference presented by The University of Queensland and the Life Course Centre in Brisbane.
The Helping Families Change Conference discussed the benefits that can flow from improved child and family development and well-being – from dealing with the emotional trauma of Australia’s bushfire crisis, to tackling big global issues such as climate change and meeting the world’s sustainable development goals.
Director of UQ’s Parenting and Family Support Centre Professor Matthew Sanders said the impact that positive parenting can have had been vastly underestimated.
“There are the obvious benefits to children but there are also many benefits to adults, including improved relationships, problem solving and mental health,” Professor Sanders said.
“We are now demonstrating how evidence-based parenting support can transform whole communities.
“Through this, parenting can provide a common pathway to major societal change and addressing many of the world’s biggest and most complex problems.”
I’m seeing more and more depressed or anxious teenagers, I’m working with the parents of kids with eating disorders due to the uncertainty, I’m seeing more young children’s anxiety issues and I’m also busy trying to help parents redress managing children’s screen time due to home learning and the lockdowns overuse– the issues are vast but as I always say ‘Change happens quickly when you work with me – but habits take a little longer!’
If you’d like to work with me 1-2-1 get in touch – it’s about supporting you, your whole family and your children as we emerge from a global pandemic
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Sue’s interview with Jaz Ampaw-Farr ‘The Resilience Ninja,’ Apprentice Contestant & TV Presenter – on Teacher Hug Radio
The Covid-19 pandemic has changed the scenario across the globe. It has widely disrupted every aspect of human life including the education sector which is a critical determinant of a country’s economic future.
I really LOVED chatting to the totally enthusiastic and motivating Jaz on her show on Teacher Hug Radio.
Jaz Ampaw-Farr is known as “the British Oprah,” and is an experienced educator and globally in-demand speaker who inspires people to be everyday heroes.
A survivor of gruesome child abuse, Ampaw-Farr’s personal story is testimony to how teachers can empower a broken child to survive and thrive despite the challenges facing the educational system.
Jaz gained national attention for her bold moves as a contestant on The Apprentice UK and her passionate talk at TEDxNorwichED.
As a teacher, speaker, and “resilience ninja”, Jaz is a catalyst for change.
The impact that the coronavirus outbreak is still having on our lives may cause us to feel very mixed & heightened emotions & feeling anxious, stressed, worried, sad, or even bored, lonely or frustrated is to be expected.
Everyone feels worried & anxious sometimes. It’s important to remember it is OK to feel this way and that everyone reacts differently – for most of us, these difficult feelings will pass but if you find they are overwhelming here are some simple things you can do to help take care of your mental health and wellbeing during times of uncertainty that will help you think clearly, and make sure you can look after yourself and those you care about.
- Stay connected with people.
Maintaining healthy relationships with people we trust is important for our mental wellbeing.
- Talk about your worries
It’s normal to feel worried, scared, or helpless about the current situation. Remember: it’s OK to share your concerns with other adults you trust – and doing so may help them too but not with your children.
- Feel prepared
As the outbreak continues, it helps to work through what changes to government guidelines mean for you, so you feel more prepared and less concerned. It will reduce your anxiety & help you feel more in control.
- Stick to the facts
Find a credible source you can trust – and fact-check information you get from newsfeeds, social media, or other people.
Try to focus on the things you can control, such as your behaviour, who you speak to, and where and how often you get information.
I hope this helps.
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