Course Dates For 2023

Just a quick ‘heads-up’ for you on the course dates for the rest of this year. We’ve added a Conflict Management Trainer Award Course on the weekend of the 18th & 19th March (see details below). We are getting bookings everyday so if you are keen to attend any of the courses below, please do book your place soon. If … Read more

The Compassionate Use of Force

The Compassionate Use of Force I have been thinking a lot lately about the aspect of compassion in our daily lives, it’s a benefit to ourselves as individuals, and also the benefit of compassion as a greater good to the greater world community. The problem that I have been analysing and contemplating is how compassion fits in with those of … Read more

Teacher Dismissed for Allegedly Defending Themselves From a Pupil With a Weapon

Teacher Dismissed for Allegedly Defending Themselves From a Pupil With a Weapon. I was sent the following email two days ago, which I have been given permission to share with you (name redacted at request). This is not the first time I have had someone contact me who has experienced a similar situation in a school, ie., defending themselves against … Read more

Focus Only On The Solution, Not The Problem

I’ve just been to a sermon delivered by Colin Chambers, who was Nelson Mandela’s Chaplin for eight years when he was imprisoned on Robben Island. His sermon was excellent and one thing he said was that when people are presented with a solution they always say: “Yes, but the problem is ….”. What happens as a result is that they … Read more