Delivering Statutory RSE - Speakers

Monday 28 Sep 2020 - Monday 12 Oct 2020
Online - digital delivery

Alice Hoyle, Relationships and Sex Education Expert, DO...RSE 

Alice has an MSc in sexual health education and works freelance as an advisory teacher of relationships and sex education (RSE). A qualified teacher she now also works as an LGBT youth worker and youth voice co-ordinator. Alice works for DO…RSE  for schools, and is an elected member of the Sex Education Forum Advisory group and was made a life member of the PSHE Association in 2014.

Shaun Dellenty, LGBT+ advocate, teacher and author

Shaun (B’ed Hons, NPQH, FCCT)is the author of ‘Celebrating Difference- A Whole School Approach to LGBT+ Inclusion’ and has been teaching since 1996. He is an /speaker/advocate/trainer for LGBT+ inclusion. In 2016 he was honoured by the Prime Minister for services to education/LGBT+ communities and in 2020 named one of the top 100 Global Diversity and Inclusion leaders.

Watch Shaun introduce his session: Getting the culture right for LGBTQ+ inclusive RSE

Jonny Hunt, Sex Education Consultant

Jonny is an independent sex education (RSE) consultant, working face-to-face with children and young people from the age of four years upwards, delivering workshops and writing educational packages, as well as training the professionals that work with them. He specialises in delivering inclusive RSE, with a sex-positive approach, encouraging both adults and young people to explore their attitudes and values to sex and relationships. Jonny considers himself privileged to be able to talk to young people and help to shape their views and expectations when it comes to sex and relationships.

Watch Jonny introduce his session: Pornography and Sex Media

Rebecca Jennings, RAISE Education

Author of 'Sex & Relationship Education in Primary Schools' and Subject Matter Expert working with the Department of Education to design the 2020 RSHE staff training , Rebecca has worked in the field of Sex & Relationship Education for over 18 years.
Previously Working as the Relationship and sex education lead alongside the NHS Rebecca now works as a Freelance RSE Teacher and Trainer in her company RAISE (raising awareness in sex education).
Rebecca is a qualified CIPD trainer, with qualifications in counselling and a RCN certificate in sexual health and now works across the country delivering sessions on a range of sexual health subjects such as pornography, sexting, Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), Contraception & Sexual Health. Rebecca has recently worked alongside the Department of Education as a Subject matter Expert to assist with the content of RSHE topics including being safe, sexual intimacy and friendships.

Watch Rebecca introduce her sessions: A developmental progression of RSE age and stage appropriatenessEnsuring an inclusive RSE curriculum and Addressing difficult topics

Claire Lightley, Director, Lightley Consultin

Claire runs Lightley Consulting, a training consultancy offering support around relationships and sex education for anyone working with people with disabilities. Claire previously worked for FPA, the sexual health charity for 17 years providing training and consultancy for professionals. Claire also works for Image in Action, managing RSE projects in special schools and is the RSE adviser for the Me and My Body project run by Mencap.

Watch Claire introduce her session: RSE for children with SEND

Andrew Moffatt, Personal Development Lead, Excelsior Trust

Andrew Moffat has been a teacher for 25 years and is currently Personal Development Lead for Excelsior Mat Trust, which oversees four primary schools in Birmingham. He is the author of “No Outsiders: Everyone different, everyone welcome” which fosters a sense of belonging in children and promotes community cohesion. The ethos teaches children that there are no outsiders in school because everyone is welcome.

In 2017 Andrew was awarded a MBE for his work on equality and diversity in education and in 2019 he was listed in the Top 10 Varkey Foundation Global Teacher Prize. In February 2019 protests emerged at Andrew’s school against the inclusion of LGBT equality within relationship education and No Outsiders hit national headlines becoming a focus for equality education in schools. In June Andrew led the Birmingham Pride parade with LGBT Muslims; he was listed in the Attitude Pride awards 2019, awarded Pink News ‘Role model of the year’ and “Hero of the year” in the European Diversity awards 2019.

Watch Andrew introduce his session: Empowering staff

Victoria Pugh, Senior Lecturer, University of Worcester

Victoria is a Senior Lecturer for Primary ITE PSHE and RSE. She teaches on both undergraduate and postgraduate courses and leads SEND, inclusion and diversity across the ITE courses. Victoria spent 15 years teaching in primary schools both in the UK and abroad. During her career, she has been part of management teams and has spent the majority of her career as both PSHE coordinator and SENCo across the Early years, primary and secondary age phases. She worked as a specialist leader of education (SLE) for PSHE creating networks and training across Herefordshire and Worcestershire. Victoria is the series editor and co-author of the Collins “My Life” primary PSHE curriculum packs and the co-editor and author of “Teaching PSHE, RSE and Health education in primary schools: enhancing the whole curriculum” published by Bloomsbury academic.