Kelly Hannaghan

Kelly Hannaghan is an award-winning motivational speaker, school improvement advisor, published author and founder of the ‘Family Matters’ empowerment and engagement programme.
Virtual: £1k-£3k
In-person: £1k-£3k

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Upon meeting Kelly there is no mistaking what she is passionate about, she is a bundle of energy, dedicated to the wellbeing of whole school communities.

Her philosophy enables staff, pupils and families to speak honestly and openly about their wellbeing experiences. Kelly’s story of why wellbeing matters to her, is one of growing up with adverse childhood experiences.

It is her belief that the traumatic events in her life were a gift, to aid her to help others. She shares her life changing journey of the power of resilience and celebrating difference.

Kelly is the founder of Mind Work Matters Ltd. specializing in mental health and wellbeing consultancy for education. She’s a pioneer in fostering thriving school environments, recognized for leading schools to achieve national accolades like the Wellbeing Award for Schools. As a dynamic speaker and advocate, Kelly champions the importance of wellbeing in education, putting people at the heart of her approach.

Kelly, a seasoned director of wellbeing, has a proven track record of transforming work cultures and environments. Her expertise spans across various sectors, including local authorities, MATs, and senior leadership teams, where she spearheads initiatives to promote mental health and wellbeing. Kelly’s strategic approach empowers individuals to thrive amidst adversity, resulting in improved engagement, attendance, and outcomes.

She is also the mastermind behind several acclaimed programs, such as the ‘Family Matters’ empowerment program, which has yielded outstanding results in family engagement and wellbeing. Kelly’s impactful work has earned recognition from prestigious organizations like the Department for Education and the Anna Freud Centre. Her innovative digital resources, like the ‘Wellbeing Connected’ platform, have received accolades for promoting digital wellbeing and inclusion.

Through her engaging keynotes and workshops, Kelly continues to inspire leaders to prioritize wellbeing in their organizations, driving positive change nationwide.

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Featured Topics Include:

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Leading the Way: The Critical Importance of Leadership Wellbeing and Development

This a transformative session designed to equip leaders with essential strategies to prioritise their own wellbeing while fostering a positive and productive work environment. This session underscores the direct impact that leader wellness has on organisational health, emphasising the need for leaders to be resilient, empathetic, and self-aware.
Participants will explore practical tools and techniques to manage stress, enhance emotional intelligence, and strengthen leadership skills, ensuring they can lead by example and inspire their teams to achieve their best.

2
AI Empowered Education: Transforming Teaching, Learning, and Workload Management

Take a deep dive into how artificial intelligence can revolutionise the classroom. Participants will explore practical AI tools to enhance teaching efficiency, personalise learning, and significantly lighten teacher workloads. Discover how AI can streamline administrative tasks, improve curriculum design, and create a more engaging learning
environment, allowing educators to focus more on student interaction and personalised teaching. Embrace the transformative potential of AI in education.

3
Balanced Foundations: Nurturing Teacher Wellbeing and Parental Engagement for Enhanced Education

Explore the vital elements of teacher self-care and effective parental partnerships. This session offers practical strategies for educators to prioritise their wellbeing through the "7 Pillars of Self-Care," while also exploring methods to strengthen relationships with parents through the "Engage to Empower" program. Participants will learn how fostering positive parental engagement can enrich the educational experience for students, while also
discovering techniques to enhance their own resilience and satisfaction in their roles.
Build a supportive community where teacher wellbeing and parental involvement are at the heart of student success.

4
Empowered Minds, Nurtured Spaces: Cultivating Behaviour, Brain Science, and SEL for Student Wellbeing

This immersive session delves into the intersection of behaviour management, brain science, and social-emotional learning (SEL). Explore cutting-edge strategies to understand the developing brain, empower students with self-regulation skills, and create therapeutic classroom environments conducive to positive behaviour and academic
success. From addressing emotionally based school avoidance to training leaders for youth wellbeing ambassador programs, this session offers practical insights and tools to foster a harmonious classroom where every student can thrive.

1
Leading the Way: The Critical Importance of Leadership Wellbeing and Development

This a transformative session designed to equip leaders with essential strategies to prioritise their own wellbeing while fostering a positive and productive work environment. This session underscores the direct impact that leader wellness has on organisational health, emphasising the need for leaders to be resilient, empathetic, and self-aware.
Participants will explore practical tools and techniques to manage stress, enhance emotional intelligence, and strengthen leadership skills, ensuring they can lead by example and inspire their teams to achieve their best.

2
AI Empowered Education: Transforming Teaching, Learning, and Workload Management

Take a deep dive into how artificial intelligence can revolutionise the classroom. Participants will explore practical AI tools to enhance teaching efficiency, personalise learning, and significantly lighten teacher workloads. Discover how AI can streamline administrative tasks, improve curriculum design, and create a more engaging learning
environment, allowing educators to focus more on student interaction and personalised teaching. Embrace the transformative potential of AI in education.

3
Balanced Foundations: Nurturing Teacher Wellbeing and Parental Engagement for Enhanced Education

Explore the vital elements of teacher self-care and effective parental partnerships. This session offers practical strategies for educators to prioritise their wellbeing through the "7 Pillars of Self-Care," while also exploring methods to strengthen relationships with parents through the "Engage to Empower" program. Participants will learn how fostering positive parental engagement can enrich the educational experience for students, while also
discovering techniques to enhance their own resilience and satisfaction in their roles.
Build a supportive community where teacher wellbeing and parental involvement are at the heart of student success.

4
Empowered Minds, Nurtured Spaces: Cultivating Behaviour, Brain Science, and SEL for Student Wellbeing

This immersive session delves into the intersection of behaviour management, brain science, and social-emotional learning (SEL). Explore cutting-edge strategies to understand the developing brain, empower students with self-regulation skills, and create therapeutic classroom environments conducive to positive behaviour and academic
success. From addressing emotionally based school avoidance to training leaders for youth wellbeing ambassador programs, this session offers practical insights and tools to foster a harmonious classroom where every student can thrive.

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Compassion infectious and appreciated your truths. It reminded me about empowering versus rescuing and I went on a journey this morning! Thank you."

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Exceptional Speaker! I Found this session brilliant today- really reflective with lots of nuggets to take away."

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