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Award scheme recognises schools building better mental health

From September 2017, a new Wellbeing Award for Schools, presented by the National Children’s Bureau and Optimus Education Ltd, will recognise outstanding work being done to promote mental health and wellbeing within school communities across England. An NCB survey in 2016 showed many school leaders...
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How do we look after ourselves?

This week is Mental Health Awareness Week, and the emphasis on the ways we enable ourselves to thrive, not just survive. An incredible number of organisations and public figures have joined the effort 'to uncover why too few of us are thriving with good mental health'. ( Mental Health Foundation )...
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LinkedIn group competition: and the winner is...

Back in December we launched a competition to celebrate 1000 members in our LinkedIn group . We are proud to announce that Caroline Collins , head of school business strategy and resources at Miles Coverdale Primary School, is the winner of our first prize, one delegate space at any of our upcoming...
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Prospects acquires Optimus Education

Prospects, the market-leading education, employment and skills company, is to acquire Optimus Education. Prospects, who entered the educational resources, school improvement and awards sector more than 15 years ago takes ownership of Optimus Education from 1 November 2016. Optimus Education was...
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World Teachers' Day: who was your most inspiring teacher?

Today is World Teachers’ Day! At Optimus HQ we’re celebrating the amazing work you do every day by reminiscing about which teachers inspired us when we were at school. Get involved and tweet us yours at @OptimusEd and follow all the action at #worldteachersday . Evie, SEN & Safeguarding Content...
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