Kindness Principle Conference – Last Chance To Book!

Published: 9 June 2022



A copy of the book, The Kindness Principle by Dave Whitaker, has been provided for every school in Derby and this conference will bring to life several key elements of the book including:Kindness Principle Book Image

  • Cultural Positioning - how we use values to build school culture
  • Unconditional Positive Regard - the power of a relational and human centred approach
  • Acceptance & Empathy - why use a relational approach?
  • Carrot and Stick - intrinsic or extrinsic motivation - relational or behaviourist?
  • Schools as emotional safe places to be - a bit about the brain and polyvagal theory
  • Your legacy - what does your school do and why does it do it?

The Kindness Principal Conference will take place as follows:

  • Thursday 30th June, Pride Park Stadium
  • 8:30-11:30am Primary Schools
  • 12:00-3pm Secondary Schools

This event is funded through the Opportunity Area Inclusion Programme and is free to attend. We’d like to encourage schools to bring as many staff as possible.

For further information or to book, please click here: DerbyDirection-KindnessPrinciple-Leaflet v2-LINK.pdf (


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