Thérèse Hoyle Educational Consultant, UK
Thérèse Hoyle has a passion for creating positive and harmonious school cultures.
For 20 years (and counting) she has worked as an education consultant, leadership coach and trainer with over 500 schools and organisations nationally and internationally.
She advises schools and school staff on positive behaviour management; creating positive playtimes; social, emotional and mental health needs of children; staff wellbeing; coaching and leadership and is an adviser with Optimus Education on their Wellbeing Award for Schools.
Her books include 101 Playground Games 2nd edition (2021) and 101 Wet Playtime Games and Activities (2009) and she is a contributing author to How to be a Peaceful School (2018).
Thérèse is founder of Thérèse Hoyle Consultancies and creator of the Positive Playtime Academy, where she supports primary schools to significantly improve the quality of playtimes and lunchtimes, with a consequent beneficial impact on wellbeing, learning and behaviour.
She is also a sought after speaker at conferences nationally and internationally and her work is regularly featured in the media, podcasts and journals.
Thérèse’s charity work involves her being on the Board of Directors for the Arbonne Flourish Foundation, supporting the mental health and wellbeing of children and youth for over eight years.
Thérèse tweets at @theresehoyle and @playgroundqueen.