News Section

Team Teach Joins Empowering Learning and TimePlan Education Group.

Written by George Matthews

Team Teach Ltd has been acquired, the buyer is a UK company, based in London with interests in training and recruitment. The Group of companies is led by Azam Mohammed (Group CEO) and his management team, who are backed by Graphite Capital, a credible mid-size private equity house. The Group specifically consists of Empowering Learning Ltd and TimePlan Education Group Ltd, both companies operate independently, as will Team Teach..

General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)

Written by George Matthews

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR effective May  25 2018) imposes strict obligations on those who handle data. Here at Team-Teach Ltd we take your privacy seriously and will only use your personal information to administer your own trainer account and to provide the products and services you have requested from us. We do not pass your details to any other company/companies. 

Guidance for Inspectors on Restraint and Restriction of Liberty

Written by George Matthews

 

On 23 March Ofsted published new guidance here for inspectors on the use of physical intervention, restraint and the restriction of liberty.   The document guides inspectors on how to 'question and understand any type of physical intervention or restriction... including the use of isolation / seclusion in schools.'

Reform of Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) 2018

Written by George Matthews

By Bernard Allen

The Health Minister has endorsed the Law Commission’s recommendations to replace the current Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) with Liberty Protection Safeguards (LPS). The Mental Capacity Act 2005 currently applies to all persons over 16 who are detained in a hospital or care home for the purpose of care or treatment, in circumstances which amount to a deprivation of liberty.

Hawkswood Primary PRU - Waltham Forest

Written by George Matthews

Congratulations to the staff and students of Hawkswood Primary PRU, who demonstrated on the BBC Victoria Derbyshire documentary programme (26/02/18)  the value of committed and supported staff, dedicated to and professionally and personally prepared to work through any “difficult times” with young children, in order to establish positive and consistent relationships – thus providing a positive teaching and learning experience – leading to a potential life changing opportunity for all involved.

See the article that appeared recently (26/2/218) on the BBC web site – see link below: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/resources/idt-sh/the_pru_pupil_referral_unit

Although it does not refer to Team Teach training –it is the methodology / training used by staff at this service, euphemistically described as “ safe holding / positive handling” The whole programme can be viewed / downloaded via BBC iPlayer – see link below:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b09t28h4/victoria-derbyshire-26022018