Tooled Up Education

Spotlight on ADHD: A Panel Discussion

Watch this panel discussion on ADHD for an in-depth discussion of causes, medication, supportive measures and so much more. Packed full of questions sent in by Tooled Up schools and parents, our panel respond with positivity, bringing the latest research and practical evidence-based suggestions.

Tackling Prejudice: Schools and Parents Working Together

Bennie Kara is a deputy headteacher in the East Midlands, specialising in curriculum, teaching and learning. She is an award-winning speaker, writer and trainer on diversity in schools and the curriculum, co-founder of Diverse Educators and a professional associate at Leeds Beckett University. This webinar aims to provide parents with information about how best to speak to their child about prejudice and how to support children if they are experiencing any prejudice at school from their peers.

Raising a Resilient Teen with Dr Kathy Weston

Join Dr Weston for this dynamic webinar packed full of the best evidence-based ideas for boosting your brilliant tween or teen’s emotional, academic or digital resilience.

A Quick Guide to Ketamine (and Relevant Tooled Up Resources)

In terms of usage among young people, ketamine comes just below nitrous oxide in survey data gathered from 15-18 year olds by drugs
education charity the DSM Foundation, with just under a third of respondents saying that they feel it is used by their peers. This quick guide, developed in conjunction with the DSM Foundation, covers the most important things that parents and carers need to know about ketamine, as well as signposting to further sources of information.

Snapchat: Your Questions Answered

Snapchat has become one of the most popular social media platforms among teens and young people use it to communicate with their friends every day. As a parent, it’s important to understand what Snapchat is, how it works, and how it can impact your child’s online experience. This article aims to address common questions and provide important information to help you navigate Snapchat in the context of your family.

Stress-free School Mornings for Teens

Whether it’s forgotten homework, missing PE kit, friendship issues, or simply being tired and grumpy (us or them); school mornings can feel like a stressful part of the day for both parents and teens. There are little things we can do to help teens approach the school day positively and nudge them to be organised and motivated for the day ahead. Here are some of our top tips that can help school mornings work better for the whole family.

A Quick Guide to Festivals (and Relevant Tooled Up Resources)

A music festival is about so much more than the headline act. It’s an immersive event that feels a million miles away from everyday life – and for parents, a daunting prospect if their teenager announces it as their next big plan! This quick guide, developed in conjunction with drugs education charity the DSM Foundation, covers the most important things that parents and carers need to know about festivals, as well as signposting to further sources of information. Please note that legal information and some of the services referenced are applicable to the UK and rules for other countries may differ.

Managing Tics with Dr Seonaid Anderson

Join expert, Dr Seonaid Anderson, as she talks us through some of the treatments and management strategies used by people with tics and tic disorders, such as Tourette syndrome.