Free webinars from the Department for Education

The Department for Education in collaboration with NHS England and Public Health England will be hosting free webinars in July on:

Supporting returning pupils and students’ mental wellbeing; and

Local partnerships supporting schools/colleges with CYP mental health and wellbeing.

The dates and times, as well as how to register for the webinars can be found below.

Supporting returning pupils and students’ mental wellbeing

Date: Thursday 9 July

Time: 10.00am-11.00am

Booking information: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/110796856380

Webinar summary:

The Department for Education in collaboration with NHS England and Public Health England, will be hosting a free webinar for school and college staff on how to support returning pupils and students.

You will hear from experts on the impacts of the pandemic on children and young people’s mental wellbeing and recovery techniques, and from education leaders about the actions they have been taking.

Local partnerships supporting schools/colleges with CYP mental health and wellbeing

Date: Tuesday 14 July

Time: 2.00pm-3.30pm

Booking information: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/110988638004

Webinar summary:

The Department for Education, in collaboration with NHS England and Public Health England, is hosting a free, national webinar for local system leaders responding to children and young people's (CYP) mental health and wellbeing needs as they return to school and college.  

It will be chaired by Fran Oram/Sophie Langdale, DfE Director of Children’s Social Care; and, Eustace de Sousa, PHE National Lead for Health Inequalities and the Life Course.

The webinar will highlight the emerging and potential mental health and wellbeing needs of CYP in light of COVID-19; experts and local leaders will share their knowledge and experiences developing responses to support CYP during the crisis, emphasising the importance of clear local commitment and strong local partnerships, building upon the incredible efforts of local system leaders and services to support CYP during this difficult time.