With over 24 years’ experience in education as a teacher, trainer, consultant, and Interim Executive Board member, Anna Bateman has gained a fantastic understanding of pedagogy, school improvement, leadership and what works.
She is passionate about placing prevention at the heart of every school, integrating mental wellbeing within the curriculum, school culture and systems. Through this work, students have the opportunity to learn skills and techniques to cope with modern day pressures alongside their academic studies.
Over the last 10 years Anna has worked with and transformed hundreds of primary and secondary schools. She has excellent subject knowledge and a solid understanding of how schools work. This puts her in a unique position to be able to offer highly innovative and bespoke programmes to resolve specific and complex issues.
As a member of the advisory group for the Department of Education, advising them on their mental health green paper, Anna has operated at the forefront of new initiatives and her passion is to drive these forward to the benefit of schools, school leaders and of course pupils and students.
Moreover, she is an accredited facilitator for the Academic Resilience Approach (Young Minds), Youth Mental Health First Aid Trained as well as a licensed PATHS trainer promoting alternative thinking strategies.