Tag Archives: Staff Well Being

When I’m 66 by @TeacherToolkit⤴

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“The purposes of a person’s heart are deep waters, but one who has insight draws them out.” says Eddie. (Proverbs 20, verse 5) Context: As part of our CPD and wellbeing programme, we conduct Exit Interviews to gauge the opinions of staff who are departing our school. I will be on the receiving end of … Continue reading

A 5-point plan for teacher #wellbeing by @TeacherToolkit⤴

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Here is my 5-point plan for improving teacher wellbeing across England. “No business organisation with a 40% attrition rate would last long in any sector.” Context: Staff wellbeing is not a peripheral issue. ‘Indeed, it should be a moral imperative for all senior leadership teams and their governing bodies.’ In June 2014, I visited Education … Continue reading

#CreativeTheory in pictures by @TeacherToolkit⤴

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This is what @TeacherToolkit has been up to over the past week and why I continue to support three very important issues in education. During the academic year, especially during the summer term, teachers are released from some of their timetabled teaching commitments and as a result, I am now able to gain some benefit … Okumaya devam et

Support teachers in the face of growing challenge by @TeacherToolkit⤴

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Today, on Tuesday 17th June 2014, I visited Education Guardian to attend a roundtable discussion. The topic: “Promoting wellbeing:  How can we support teachers in the face of growing professional challenges?” The discussion set, was to explore what factors affecting teacher wellbeing and what school and education leaders can do to ease the pressure. Having … Okumaya devam et

#FathersDay: Reflections on all things fatherhood by @RossMcGill⤴

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Today is a very special day for all things fatherhood. “You never know how strong you are, until being strong is your only choice.” (Bob Marley) On the 27th July 2004, I was 5 days into a 6-week holiday in Thailand, when I received a phone-call from my sister-in-law. My father had passed away. I … Okumaya devam et

The #SillySeason by @TeacherToolkit⤴

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It’s that time of the academic year that is known to some as, the ‘Silly Season‘. Context: Picture yourself 2 or 3 weeks ago before the Easter break … Just when you thought exhaustion couldn’t get any worse, despite a brief respite, you find yourself back at school with work ‘up-to-your-ears’. For the experienced teacher, … Continue reading