Alastair worked for eight years as senior teacher in a Pupil Referral Unit for a London Borough. He dealt with pupils excluded from mainstream school, primarily because of emotional and behavioural difficulties.
He was responsible for developing and running anger management and social skills groups in mainstream schools for pupils at risk of exclusion.
For many years he has run courses for teachers and practitioners as well
still has a stong interest in drama and special needs and is vice chair
of Dazu -
He is also been director of Community Focus drama group for the past ten years, a fully inclusive drama group aimed at disabled adults.
"Health and Safety was paramount ,very appropriate to needs of children and staff" - Teacher (Special School)
was clear and concise and the trainer dynamic"- Teacher Assistant
"Being able to look realistically and how to be able to apply it in practice - theory - practice - "(Residential Care Home)
"Physical skills taught with caring attitude -child first" - (Further Education College)
"The reasons for teaching it - for the benefit of children and to help us understand them better + Passion of the trainer - contagious !" - (Teacher Agency)
experience of trainer , content relevence