Amy Forbes-Robertson

Date of past event:

11th March 2019

Report:

Amy Forbes-Robertson Relationships & Sex Education
JAGS Parent Speakers Programme
Monday 11th March, 7-8.30pm

Over the last 15 years, Amy Forbes-Robertson (BA, MPhil, PGCE, QTS) has worked in education. During this time, Amy has interacted with young people and their parents, carers and teachers; as a volunteer, a project leader, a community outreach worker, in youth work, as a school governor and as a secondary-school classroom teacher (KS3 & KS4). Amy is also responsible for running the Beacons Project at The Hay Literature Festival. Furthermore, Amy is currently an accredited trainer for Cambridge Assessment International Examinations, delivering teacher training both online and in international educational establishments. Amy talked about how to support young people, encourage good communication and take some of the awkwardness out of a number of very sensitive topics.