Andrew Cooper

Andrew is the Head of the School Support Service for the charitable company, Services for Education. He has extensive experience in PSHE education from his early career as a secondary school teacher, through working as a Health Promotion Specialist, to his role as a local authority Health Education Service adviser, where he led on a number of areas including Sex and Relationship Education, and Safeguarding. He was the Healthy School Co-ordinator for Birmingham for 10 years, and also Regional PSHE Adviser for the West Midlands.

During this time Andrew published several PSHE resources and guidance documents.  In a step outside of the world of children and young peoples’ physical and emotional health, he spent four years managing an initial teacher training provision. As Head of Service he now leads a team of advisers delivering support and training to schools across the West Midlands.