MEET THE TEAM

Karen Noble

Content Director

Karen’s combination of experience as a classroom teacher, a pastoral lead, and a department head (Karen headed up a science department in Dubai) along with her writing talents, give her the perfect skill set for working with Worth-it.

More details about Karen

FULL INTRODUCTION

Karen grew up in a village outside Scarborough, on the beautiful North Yorkshire coast – she moved away for 20 years but bounced back to bring up her young children.

Karen was a research scientist before training to be a secondary science teacher. She soon became a pastoral head, supporting a large year group in an inner-city school. After teaching in Dubai for a couple of years Karen moved back to the UK. Her passion for writing led her to a career as a content and copywriter.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Professional Writer and Copywriter

Qualified Teacher

Ex Pastoral Leader

Trained in basic counselling skills

PASSIONS AND INTERESTS

Karen is passionate about preventing more serious mental health issues by protecting children’s mental health, improving wellbeing and empowering organisations to support the mental health of all staff and students.

Karen loves to spend time with family and friends, walks in the countryside, horse riding and body boarding with her kids. Karen loves to read, as well as write, and is working on her first novel.

Professional MEMBERSHIPS

Society of Authors

PUBLICATIONS

Recent contributions from Karen

October 12, 2021

Senior Mental health Lead and not sure where to get support?

Find out the theory and evidence-base behind Worth-it’s Wellbeing Club and how it’s been developed to support senior mental health leads.

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October 12, 2021

Why bother joining the Wellbeing Club?

Read what Wellbeing Club is and how it can support you to improve the wellbeing and mental health of students and pupils in your setting

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October 5, 2021

Creating a culture for school positive mental health and wellbeing

This interview with expert Clive Leach explores how to create a culture for positive mental health and wellbeing based on Positive Education

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September 23, 2021

Why we base our Positive Education programmes on the SEARCH framework for wellbeing

Worth-it is a leading provider of Positive Education in the UK. Here's why we base our approach on the SEARCH pathways for wellbeing.

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August 31, 2021

Looking After the Wellbeing of Your School Staff and Teachers

Schools and other educational settings have a duty to support staff wellbeing but what matters the most?

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August 31, 2021

Early Intervention Mental Health Programmes for Schools

How do our early intervention programmes can help school mental health leads, develop mental health and wellbeing for students?

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August 31, 2021

Supporting the wellbeing of both staff and students

Being locked down with our children due to COVID-19 restrictions made many of us appreciate what teachers do for our children.

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August 30, 2021

How to lead a wellbeing ambassadors programme in your school

Worth-it is proud to share with you our advice on how to lead our Wellbeing Ambassadors Programme in your school.

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August 30, 2021

How can peer support help in the early prevention of mental health problems in young people?

It’s important to let adolescents know where support can be found when they need it.

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August 30, 2021

How do you ensure that a diverse range of student voices are heard in your school or college?

Diversity in student or pupil voice is about ensuring a range of voices are heard which reflect the wider school community, find out more...

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August 30, 2021

What is the role of pupils and students in developing an inclusive whole school or college approach to mental health and wellbeing?

How can you get students or pupils involved in school wellbeing?

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August 27, 2021

Supporting Young People to Belong at School

Everyone needs to belong somewhere. The feeling of belonging is a basic human need

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August 27, 2021

What is the background, evidence and impact of the Wellbeing Ambassadors Programme?

Our Wellbeing Ambassadors Programme trains young people as Wellbeing Ambassadors to develop their coaching skills and support their peers.

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