What People Say
What people say about Team Teach Training:
Evaluations consistently comment on:
- the knowledge and experience if the trainers
- the focus on de-escalation
- practical activities
- clear presentation
- focus on the best interests of the child
Stats: In September 2018, 288 staff were trained and feedback for attitude and knowledge were both scored at 100% excellent.
Holistic approach, safety and value of training was scored at 99% excellent (100% very good or excellent).
'We found that Team Teach put children at the heart of the training and provided practical solutions to the positive management of behaviour.' Cherry Oak School (Special School in Birmingham)
“Excellent training. Useful, important and delivered with a calm approach.” Yardley Primary School.
“This course was fantastic. Very practical and invaluable. I would definitely recommend this training for this age group. Fun and realistic.” Head Teacher – Garretts Green Nursery and Children’s Centre.
“A very enjoyable and beneficial course.” Teacher in Primary ASD Base.
"Steve is brilliant at training, this is the second time I have done this with Steve. He is supportive, patient and understanding." Primary staff member.
What people say about School Support
"Will use SBBST again as it has been a positive experience on all levels" 2019
"Support with realistic practical ideas as well as advice" 2019
"Personalised and tailored advice/ resources" 2019
"Provide a tailored one off programme that represents value for money . The team are very experienced and are able to offer a range of excellent suggestions and ways to improve our practice." 2019 C Watt SENCO Chilcote Primary School
"Andrea has been really helpful and informative. She has an extensive knowledge base! Would highly recommend! "(Mainstream SENCo 2019)
"The service provider works as a member of the school team which is invaluable. The knowledge and skills of the service provider are excellent The ability of the service provider to work with all those involved with a child is excellent. The service provider is very flexible in his working days/times and works to support us where needed. The service provider provides us with some resources at no extra cost to enable us to try things out before we buy them....The service provider has had a huge impact on the school, the staff practices and on the behaviour of our children. His approach ensures that each child's individual needs are met whilst helping to maintain consistency in approach across every classroom. ...We do not know how we would do without Steve Brown in our school. " (Specialist setting 2018)
"Steve offers a very bespoke package and has the ability to be flexible and adapt the the needs of our school, pupils and families. Steve addresses issues in a very sensitive way and parents/carers speak very highly of the support that is offered to them. Steve is also held in high regard by staff who are able to have professional discussions with him to improve the practise in their classrooms. Impact in behaviour for learning is measureable and there are lower numbers of incidents for specific pupils. " (Specialist Setting Head Teacher 2018)
"Steve Brown conducts himself in a highly professional manner. He provides clear guidance and support for parents and school. Steve's experience of education and specialist services means he provides relevant advice, is able to identify children in need of additional support and appropriate strategies to use......Steve focuses are about what is best for our children, they are balanced views but he takes into consideration information shared and is able to "make a difference" to our children and their families.He has advocated for our children and families on more than one occasion where he skills and knowledge have been invaluable. Steves approach compliments our policies and procedures and ensures we are up to date with any current guidance. Steve has developed an excellent relationship with us over many years and has formed positive relationships with our parents too. He is an excellent addition to our team of professionals we employ " (mainstream 2018)
"Excellent advice to staff, parents and students on strategies to support and manage ASC and SEMH issues." H Porter, Head Teacher Priestley Smith School 2019
What people say about SEND Training:
"Really enjoyed both sessions - the jokes, mini-clips and past stories make information easier to understand and relate to. It's great for serious info to be shared informally." Teacher in mainstream Junior School re ASD training.
"Great ideas for resources." Teacher in mainstream Junior School re ASD training.
"I really enjoyed the course...I stayed focused and I'm looking forward to the next lesson. It's nice to see people who show a passion for their work and children, thank you both." TA in a large Inner City School re 4 day course
"I have really enjoyed today's learning and stayed focused the whole day (which is a miracle). Thank you for the practical activities and sharing experiences." TA re 4 day course
" I have enjoyed the training and feel that I have gained more knowledge, especially about speech and language difficulties. It has opened up new ideas about a particular child I am working with which I will observe with this training in mind." TA
"A very good day - everything was clearly explained and now I will understand why some children do the things they do!!" TA
"I did not know about proprioception, vestibular and interoception, but I do now and I actually understand them." TA re Sensory training
"Very well delivered, enjoyed the practical activities. Have more knowledge on PDA. Understood the sensory differences much better, useful resources to take back..great ideas shared as a group."
"I really enjoyed today's training again, I found that when I got back to the school the next day I felt a bit more confident and calm, I look at the children different knowing what I learnt would be of use to these children. Thank you very much for your help, looking forward to the next training, oh and thanks for explaining about PDA - I thought I knew but I did not!"