Facilitator - Dr Emma Kell & Adrian Bethune
This course aims to provide practical tips and resources for staff to improve their wellbeing and self-care, manage workload, developing positive relationships and finding agency.
With a research-base in the Science of Wellbeing, our approaches are based on the principle that you have more control that you sometimes might imagine and that we deserve, not just to survive, but thrive in teaching.
• Have reflected on the factors that have an impact on wellbeing and resilience.
• Reflected on the impact of the global pandemic on them and their school communities.
• Understand models that can support a better balance of work, life and energy in a sustained way, throughout the academic year.
• Identify personal changes they can make to improve their own wellbeing
Models of wellbeing with practical applications including:
An acknowledgement of current challenges and the impact of the pandemic
The ‘wellbeing paradox’ – health levels of ‘giving’ to others
Is teaching ‘just’ a job?
Covey – circles of influence and concern
Different types of stress/pressure, from positive to critical
Perspective and the negativity bias
Dimensions of wellbeing: a ready reckoner