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Book a
Live Workshop

Looking for a tailored approach to training teachers and leaders around the
use of the ALARM framework? 

Book a live workshop with Max or a leadership consultation with Frank.

Meet the team


Max Woods

Founder of ALARM

Max is passionate about supporting teachers and students to become cognisant of the learning process. He is the Founder of ALARM and an expert educator who has trained over 4000 teachers across NSW in the use of ALARM. With a career spanning over 40+ years, Max has taught in a wide range of high school contexts from Los Angeles to Broken Hill to the Northern Beaches - he has experienced it all and is now sharing his framework with the world!


Frank Pikardt

Director at ALARM Education

Frank is passionate about providing every student with the same learning opportunities. He is a highly experienced school leader, a retired high school principal and is currently the Director at ALARM Education. With a career spanning over 40+ years, he's held the position of a classroom teacher, head teacher, deputy principal and 21 years as principal. At both of his schools as principal, he led the transformation of educational standards that ultimately led to both schools being recognised among the top performing comprehensive schools in NSW. Frank is driven to support other school leaders in successfully implementing ALARM and witness the growth he experienced as a principal.

Introduction to ALARM

Whole Day Workshop
Enquire for pricing | 6 hours


Invest a day with Max Woods to kickstart or refresh the use of ALARM at your school. Max will take participants through the foundations of the ALARM framework and demonstrate how it can be used across different subject areas.

Twilight Sessions
Enquire for pricing | 2 x 3 hours

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Similar to the whole day workshop, Max will go through the foundations of the ALARM framework. The workshop will be split into 2x3 hour sessions across two afternoons. One for Logical and one for Connotative subjects.

Leading ALARM

Leadership Consultation
Enquire for pricing | 1 hour

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Are you looking to lead the implementation of ALARM at your school? Book a consultation session with Frank to explore the most effective ways to implement ALARM in your school context.

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