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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I often get asked ‘How’ I work with young people who display such extreme and challenging behaviour - even by fellow teachers in mainstream. There is, of course, no one stop ‘How’ but in this blog I share some best practices for working with such students both in...
This month is LGBT History Month in UK schools. I am an out teacher, and as it happens, no, I am not a lesbian - I'm bisexual. (although it's tricky sometimes to say the B word in front of 30+ teenagers - it has the word SEX in, and can lead a lesson astray for a...
I returned from my month's Education trip to Finland a few days ago. The questions I am now being asked on a regular basis are: - Is it just amazing? - Do they have loads of resources and money? - Are all the students well behaved? Overall the answer is: well,...