Teacher, speaker, writer and educator
for students with Emotional
and Behavioural Difficulties.
My vision for education is one in which all differences are included and welcomed; education is flexible, relevant and leads towards positive social change.
Behaviour and Education Specialist
I am a teacher, speaker, writer and educator for students with Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties. With over 17 years’ experience, I teach these pupils in a variety of educational settings, train others to do so – in schools, universities and conferences, and advise on whole school approaches to supporting these students.
“Adele has an expert knowledge, her inclusive and aspirational practice has supported pupils with SEMH needs to make good progress because they are motivated and secure in their learning”
“Adele fosters a safe, fun environment for students with SEMH; she has delivered high quality training to all staff – which had very positive feedback. Adele has promoted literacy activities across the Alternative Provision school including photo opportunities, extended writing competitions, staff reading and school trips for our students.”
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Today I would like to share what I learnt from Mark, the Onboard Supervisor on the 12.46 train from London Euston – Crewe on 17th May this year, 2019; because what Mark showed me was how easily and quickly we can build positive relationships – which is of course absolutely key in education.
We have problems in our schools, and we need solutions. We;ve all suffered at the hands of ‘new solutions’ and ‘big initiatives’being implemented before the problems have been fully understood. This blog examines how best intentions aren’t always that helpful.
Can perfectionism be useful in education? Should we strive for perfection ourselves as educator? How about for our pupils, classes, schools? Or can perfectionism be destructive?This blog examines these questions.