Fay has over 12 years’ experience in online safety and has helped to develop the NOS training programme for school leaders and staff. Prior to working with National Online Safety, Fay embedded online child safety learning and policy into Telefonica UK to 3000+ employees, co-created the Home Office guide for Teachers and other professionals to help young people understand online safety and bullying, supported the delivery of the NSPCC Partnership, which included processes, related policies and governance. Fay is CEOP & Thinkuknow trained, successfully delivered CEOP online safety workshops to children (Over 4000), parents, teachers and university lecturers and delivered online safety presentations to Coventry Council and the NSPCC.
Anna has 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. As a member of the advisory group for the Department of Education, advising them on their mental health green paper, Anna operates 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. Anna 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.
John has worked with schools and academies, educational charities and commercial groups across the UK and abroad to provide coaching and training, to support school improvement and ensure the wellbeing of learners and adults who work with, and for, them. Seconded from secondary school leadership, John lead the transformation of a 2-school research project into an effective, multi-agency wellbeing programme across the UK and overseas, with unique evidence of health benefit and educational improvement. John is passionately committed to improving the achievement and life chances of children and young people, through the professional development of individuals and organisations.
Craig is a Criminologist, Urban Youth Specialist, Lecturer at the University College Birmingham and is one of the UK’s leading activists in responding to Gangs and Serious Youth Violence. He is an JNC qualified Youth Worker with over 15 years’ experience. Craig delivers interactive workshops for young people and bespoke training for professionals and is responsible for conducting and collating research in the sector.
Kate is a child protection lawyer and for the last 15 years she’s been working with local authorities, parents and children in order to help them navigate the difficult world of child protection. Kate works with practitioners across all sectors to help them understand how they are best placed to protect and safeguard the young people they work with on a day in and day out basis.