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Organisational Well-being

 
 Free online course

 

Book for 18 October

 

Modelling a culture of well-being (starting with you!)

How can you best look after your most precious resource - yourself?
How can you balance self-care with actively promoting postive well-being through the school community?
What tools and strategies can you take and use in school today and embed with minimal cost or time as part of your culture?

This course will provide you with practical, pragmatic strategies based on 15 years of research and tailored to take on the most recent developments.

Audience

School leaders and teachers

Aims

  • reflect on the key factors that have an impact on well-being
  • introduction to models and approaches that support well-being and self-care in schools
  • identify personnel changes you can make to improve your own well-being

Objectives

This session is underpinned by the key principles of acceptance and permission and give you research and practice-based models, materials, practical strategies that you can implement immediately and in the longer term to keep you and your colleagues happily in the profession.

Facilitators

Dr Emma Kell

Dr Emma Kell has over 20 years' experience as a teacher and leader in UK secondary schools and is a qualified Performance Coach. Emma speaks reguarly on teacher well-being, recruitment and retention and is a TEDx Norwich speaker. She writes for a variety of publications including TES and BBC Teach. Emma has completed a doctorate on teacher well-being and parenting at Middlesex University. Emma is author of "How to Survive in Teaching" and "A little Guide for Teachers: Well-being and Self-Care".

Adrian Bethune

Adrian Bethune is a part-time teacher in a primary school in Aylesbury, the Educational Policy co-lead at the Mindfulness Initative, founder of Teachappy and dad of two young boys. In 2012, he was awarded a 'Happy Hero' medal by Lord Richard Layard at the House of Lords for his work on developing well-being in schools. In 2015, he was invited to speak at the Action for Happiness event, Creating a Happier World on stage with the Dalai Lama. Adrian is author of the award-winning "Well-being in the Primary Classroom: A Practical Guide to Teaching Happiness" and co-author with Dr Emma Kell of "A Little Guide for Teachers: Teacher Well-being and Self-Care".

Organisational wellbeing