London Careers Festival Creativity and Problem Solving Skills Workshop

Students in years 5 and 6 are invited to join a 60 minute online workshop on 1st July 2020 at 10am lead by Louise Treherne, Head of Character Education at Role Models, focusing on problem solving and creativity.

This workshop will include games, interactive activities and an opportunity for students to explore how they feel about their own creativity.

What is creativity? How can we learn to let go of the fear of being ‘wrong’? Join us for a fast paced session designed to leave you with the realisation that we all have the capacity to think creatively inside of us.’

Register below. There is a maximum of 15 places on this workshop.

This course is no longer available to book, please contact us if you would like to find out more about upcoming courses in your area.





For Challenges

Louise Treherne

Louise is Role Models’ Head of Character Education. Louise has a degree in Psychology, 12 years’ experience as a teacher and five years as a Senior Deputy Head at a London Prep school. She now works as a coach and educational consultant, which includes working in different educational settings, delivering training and staying up to date with all things Character Education related! Louise works 1:1 with adults and children to help them move forward with specific goals, explore limiting beliefs and develop their direction and confidence. She uses her experience to develop new and exciting ways that help children be the best version of themselves.

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Workshop Breakdown Questions

The 60 minute workshop will be run on a software called Zoom. The children will need to have access to a device that has the internet, runs PowerPoint and facilitates the use of audio and camera (webcam).

Information on Zoom Software
Please note that a free Zoom account and Zoom client software for PC, Mac or Linux is required in order to participate in these session. If you have not used Zoom before, please use these links learn how to download the necessary software and then register an account;

Getting Started

Creating an Account

(You can register with your name/email as the parent as during the first session it is possible to change the name displayed on the camera screen to your child’s at a later stage)

Other notes on the online workshop:

  • Your child will need a quiet space for the sessions and a computer/laptop/ipad with internet connection
  • The sessions will be interactive so they will need to be seen (using the computer camera/webcam) and heard (using the computer microphone or headset)
  • They will need a pen/pencil and paper during the sessions
  • It’s important the children are relaxed and comfortable; if possible please do help them get set up for the first session and be on hand for any technical difficulties.
  • Following that, we find these workshops work best when the children are given the independence to complete them alone rather than having other people listening and watching nearby. However please feel free to listen if you would like to!
  • The content of the workshop will include discussion, games, watching videos, and sharing thoughts and ideas with the group. The children will at times be required to type using the keyboard and answer verbally

More information will be shared in our pre-workshop email, which you will receive towards the end of the week before the course starts. If you have any questions please email Sophie on [email protected]

The Role Models Life Skills workshops, programmes  and courses include 4 key topics (Resilience & Growth Mindset, Leadership & Emotional Intelligence, Collaboration & Confidence Building and Creativity and Problem Solving) for children aged 5-7 & 8-11. We run a course for each topic and also can run numerous workshops for each age group. 

Our courses follow an education framework developed by teachers, education experts and business leaders. This framework, based on the work of the Partnership for 21st century learning, defines the skills and knowledge that children need to thrive at school, at home and beyond. Our courses have been written by our Character Education team who are highly qualified educators. Our course content emphasises the importance of developing life and career skills alongside academic attainment. You can read more about the other courses which we offer here and you can read more about the partnership for 21st Century learning here

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