"Mel is an inspirational motivator, who shines positivity in her sessions"
We have worked with over 70 schools and 8,000 students across Dorset.
"The training was superb, informative and supportive in completely positive ways...They were all fantastic and inspiring speakers"
"The complexity of this issue has often felt problematic. This session really helped me to empathise and see the impact of my behaviours"
"Very professional, interesting and informative"
"Helpful and informative - thoughtful and encouraging"
Engaging and informative staff training on developing inclusivity in your school
delivered by an experienced professional
Age-appropriate lessons on diverse families and being yourself. Delivered in a warm and sensitive style by an experienced professional
Ready to use class assemblies and lesson ideas celebrating different ways to be yourself
Income from our Education Programme goes entirely towards funding our Youth Groups.
See the Staff Training page for more information on charges.
Reviews from Schools
Teacher, Staff Training
Teacher, Children's Workshop
"Fantastic training from real people who know what they are talking about. Please come back again."
"It was moving to hear from young people about their own experiences. Thank you so much for sharing your stories."
"Really great Inset - so informative. I have learnt a lot and could have listened for much longer. Really engaging presentation style"
"mel created a relaxed and informal environment, with plenty of time for us to discuss our thoughts and ideas."
"Mel was fabulous at making the children feel at ease and they were happy to share their thoughts and questions."
"Mel created a safe space where children felt confident to talk."
"What a lovely story - such a great way to talk about different families."
Find out more about me
Together with my young volunteers, I am active in Dorset schools all year round - supporting and educating teachers and young people.
I work collaboratively with children's author, Olly Pike, helping to develop LGBT+ friendly resources for primary age children.
I am a Rights Respecting Schools Assessor.