Transforming Mental Health: Minds Ahead and Penistone Grammar School Funds transformation for Triage Room

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Minds Ahead, in collaboration with Penistone Grammar School, is proud to announce the successful funding and development of improvements to a mental health triage room at the Sheffield Children’s Hospital. Through fundraising and donations to The Children’s Hospital Charity, this project represents a significant step forward in supporting young people’s mental health and well-being in […]

Developing the Agenda for Change in School Mental Health – Malta National Conference 2024

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The “School Mental Health: Developing the Agenda for Change” conference held on Friday, 31st May 2024, at Dar il-Hanin Samaritan in Santa Venera, Malta, was a remarkable follow-up to the initial successful event in 2023. This year’s conference delved deeper into the realities of school mental health both in Malta and internationally, offering a unique […]

Minds Ahead given 4 awards at National Event

Minds Ahead given 4 awards at National Event

Dr. Somerville, Chair of The Educators’ Trust, presented the awards before the Worshipful Company of Educators and over 150 guests at the Merchant Taylors Hall, City of London.  On presenting the Inspirational Educator Awards for Mental Health in Education, Dr. Somerville said:  ‘Nominees from Minds Ahead are being awarded 4 awards this evening. This is highly unusual. I know […]

Celebrating Excellence: National Awards for our students!

National Awards for our students!

We are delighted to share some truly wonderful news: four of our exceptional students and former students have been honoured with national awards for their outstanding contributions to mental health within schools and beyond!  These prestigious accolades come from The Inspirational Educator Awards, presented by The Educators’ Trust, a distinguished institution within the educational community. […]

Social Enterprise Day 2022

Social Enterprise Day 2022

The third Thursday in November each year marks Social Enterprise Day, which is a day to raise awareness of social enterprises and the work that they do. At Minds Ahead, we’re extremely proud to be a social enterprise and we thought we’d explain a little bit about the work that we do to revolutionise mental […]

School Mental Health Specialist badges

 The start of this academic year 2022-23 is the fifth year of Minds Ahead, and we are delighted to be welcoming our new students to the School Mental Health Specialist programme. Working in partnership with Leeds Beckett University, we created a part-time online mental health programme which was the first of its kind. It is […]

Mental Health of the School Community: Collaboration agreement signed between Mater Boni Consilii St Joseph school Paola (Malta) and Minds Ahead (UK)

“Through this collaboration agreement with Mater Boni Consilii St Joseph Paola we will also have the opportunity to offer accredited programmes to Maltese educators, provide training to educators, parents and students on mental health, organise national conferences and webinars and offer national professional learning development sessions to the Maltese community”. – Dean Johnstone, CEO and […]