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Sweet Autumn Newsletter 2022

Updated: Oct 18, 2022


Welcome to the Sweet Autumn Newsletter, where you’ll find lots of useful and exciting information and articles to support you on your Sweet journey!

 

Sweet Education nominated for Mental Health and Wellbeing Award!

We are excited to share with you that our Personal Growth and Wellbeing Resource has been shortlisted for the Best Education Service or Product at The Mental Health & Wellbeing Wales Awards!


To make the shortlist for such a fantastic award makes the whole team here at Sweet feel very proud, and also incredibly grateful to all of our amazing customers and supporters for helping us get here. THANK YOU!


The judges said they had an extremely difficult job, with over 200 entries - wow!

The winners will be announced at a ceremony on World Mental Health Day (10th October). Best of luck to all of the brilliant finalists, and wish us luck for the big day!


 

Free Personal and Social Development Workbooks


As you may remember, the Sweet Personal and Social Development (PSD) course is no longer available as a qualification.


We do, however, have a limited number of PSD workbooks available to centres who would like to use them as PS(H)E resources for younger learners. We will be giving the books away at no cost - all you need to pay is postage. The books are available in English and Welsh, and are still perfect for supporting the delivery of the PS(H)E and RSE curriculum.


The free books will be available until December 2022, and will be provided on a first come first served basis. If you are interested in receiving any of these books, please email us at info@sweet.education to let us know what you would like!


 

Ask the Experts Webinar

Thinking of joining Sweet? Join us on 28th September for our next ‘Ask the Experts’ Webinar.

The webinars are a perfect opportunity to find out more about the Sweet PGW, and ask any questions you may have.

Our next webinar is on Thursday, 28th September at 3.30pm. Book your place using the link below.




 

New Team Member - Welcome Carys!

We are delighted to welcome Carys Watts to Team Sweet as our Administrator!

Health and wellbeing is very important to Carys and she feels passionate about the PGW Qualification.

Carys also delivered BTEC Health and Social Care, as well as Public Services, to GCSE and A Level students.





 

Sweet Centre of the Term


Welcome, Falkland Islands Community School


We’d like to say a big, Sweet Welcome to our first ever international centre, the Falkland Islands Community School! We are so excited to have you on board and hope you and your students enjoy every step of your Sweet journey.


P.S. If you missed it last term, why not check out our new case study here…


If you would like to be featured as our Sweet Centre of the Term or take part in a case study, please follow the link below and complete the form!


 

Welcome on board to our new Sweet Centres joining us this term!







 

Useful Resources

Black History Month 2022


October is Black History Month, and this year the theme is “Time for Change: Action Not Words.”

“To get to a better tomorrow, we can’t just focus on the past. The past is in the past. We can acknowledge and learn from it, but to improve the future, we need action, not words. We need to come together around a shared common goal to achieve a better world for everyone. To ensure real change, we need real support from our allies. It’s time to reset your mindset and support us with actions, not words.”

Sweet have created a number of free worksheets available to download and print to help explore Black History Month with your students, including:

  • Black History Month

  • World Refugee Day

  • World Teachers’ Day

Head over to www.sweet.education/worksheets to view the full range. You can also find our worksheets on Hwb and TES.


If you’re already working on the Sweet Personal Growth and Wellbeing Qualification, this could be a great month to work on Book 5: This Is Me, where your students will explore how our personal identity is shaped and influenced, what makes us unique, attitudes, beliefs, values and learning how to empathise with others.


 

Events


The Mental Health & Wellbeing Awards Wales

This year’s Mental Health & Wellbeing Awards will be held on 10th October 2022 at the The Mental Health & Wellbeing Conference, The Village Hotel, Cardiff.


The awards reward and recognise individuals and companies who go above and beyond to put the wellbeing of others first.


The Mental Health and Wellbeing Awards is managed and organised by The Ajuda Foundation, a community interest company that promotes positive mental health in organisations, individuals and communities across Wales.


All money raised will be used to educate hard to reach communities and organisations. We will create Mental Health & Wellbeing Champions across Wales.




National Education Show Cardiff - 7th October

atch us at the National Education Show in Cardiff on 7th October at City Hall.


The National Education Show is the leading education event in Wales providing opportunities and new ways to improve and raise standards, enhance learning experiences and support learners.


A must-attend event for everyone working in education including early years, primary, secondary, HE and FE.


Entrance is free! Just register using the link below. You can also view the seminar timetable here.


Stop by and say Hello to us! We’ll be sharing a stand with the amazing GroupEd.


 

Have you got a question for the Sweet team? Contact us using the button below and we will be happy to help.


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