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CPD, Blog, Teacher Wellbeing, Student Wellbeing

Why Teachers Need Mental Health and Wellbeing Training
By Bethany Spencer on May 22, 2019

Over the years, the role of the teacher has transformed both mentally and practically. Today, teachers are expected to do so much more than just teach - their hours stretch long past the...

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Blog, mental health, Student Wellbeing, PSHE

Teaching Students about Wellbeing in School
By Bethany Spencer on May 8, 2019

The changes we’ve seen within education recently regarding the DfE’s and schools’ stance on PSHE and student wellbeing are huge steps in the right direction, however, this does leave...

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Blog, Teacher Wellbeing

Benefits of a Whole-school Wellbeing Policy
By Bethany Spencer on May 1, 2019

The focus on wellbeing in schools has escalated in recent years as more evidence has surfaced regarding the teaching crisis and the impact the profession has on teachers’ health and...

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Teacher Wellbeing, Student Wellbeing, School Improvement

Supporting Student Wellbeing in Schools
By Bethany Spencer on April 25, 2019

Wellbeing, by definition, is the state of being comfortable, healthy or happy - in education student wellbeing is fundamental to successful student learning and development. Ensuring...

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Blog, Teacher Wellbeing

High Impact, Low Cost Initiatives to Improve Teacher Wellbeing
By Bethany Spencer on April 1, 2019

Talking about wellbeing is something that we, as a society, are getting better at, especially within education. We are now fully aware of the impact teaching has on a person’s wellbeing...

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Blog, Student Wellbeing, PSHE

The Evolution of Sex and Relationship Education
By Bethany Spencer on March 8, 2019

The teaching of sex education has been constantly changing over the years, reactive to societal changes so that it reflects the current mood and is relevant for students at that time.

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Bullying, Blog, Student Wellbeing, Cyberbullying, PSHE

How to Stop Bullying: Advice for Schools and Parents
By Emilio Cuasapaz on March 1, 2019

The rise in the use of social media amongst children has meant that bullying has transitioned into the online lives of students, making it almost impossible for them to escape. As this...

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Ofsted, Blog, Teacher Wellbeing

Ofsted's Impact on Wellbeing
By Bethany Spencer on February 15, 2019

The stress and pressure teachers are under has long been at the forefront of most peoples’ minds in education. For years now teachers have been subjected to excruciatingly long working...

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Blog, Education Technology, School Improvement

Why School Improvement should Embrace Technology
By Emilio Cuasapaz on February 4, 2019

It’s well known that technology has totally changed our lives making many of our daily duties easier and better. In the same way, technology has played a key role in the development and...

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Ofsted framework, Bullying, Ofsted, Student Wellbeing

Ofsted’s Framework that Reflects the Role of a Teacher
By Bethany Spencer on January 17, 2019

Teachers knowingly go into the profession with the understanding that they’re going to do so much more than simply teach. It’s expected, neither rightly nor wrongly, that teachers double...

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CPD, Blog, Teacher Wellbeing

Improving Your Own Wellbeing
By Bethany Spencer on January 11, 2019

As teachers, arguably, we’re exposed to more talks of ‘improvement’ than other professions. We abide by the goals set out for us in our school’s SIP, we push ourselves to improve so we...

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Leadership, CPD, Teacher Wellbeing, Student Wellbeing, School Improvement

School Improvement: Where to Focus Efforts
By Bethany Spencer on January 3, 2019

Improvement is at the top of every school leader’s agenda, which is why creating a detailed and well thought out SIP is critical to effectively communicate your goals to the entire...

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Teacher Wellbeing, School Improvement

The Cost of Poor Teacher Wellbeing
By Bethany Spencer on December 19, 2018

There’s an abundance of literature regarding the importance of positive teacher wellbeing and the impact negative wellbeing can have on teachers themselves, student progression and...

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Blog, Teacher Wellbeing, School Culture

Conducting a Teacher Wellbeing Survey
By Bethany Spencer on December 13, 2018

Teacher wellness is fundamental to the success of your school in more ways than one - good teacher wellbeing helps foster a positive school culture, provides a better teaching and...

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Blog, mental health, Teacher Wellbeing, School Culture, School Improvement

The Importance of Teacher Wellbeing
By Bethany Spencer on November 30, 2018

Looking after your teachers’ wellbeing is one of the most important things you can do as a school leader. The success of your school is dependent on the quality of instruction delivered...

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Blog, Student Wellbeing, Digital Literacy

Can a Digital Detox Improve Student Mental Health?
By Bethany Spencer on November 20, 2018

If there are two things that are undisputed in the present day it’s that technology is an all-consuming factor in almost everyone’s lives, and as a nation, we’re seeing that more and...

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Blog, School Management

Top Tips for Writing an Effective School Improvement Plan
By Bethany Spencer on November 12, 2018

Having a clear and well thought out improvement plan for your school is paramount to the success of your school, teachers and students. Outlining your goals and areas for improvement,...

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CPD, Blog, Classroom Management

Everything you Need to Know About Lesson Observations
By Bethany Spencer on November 5, 2018

 Feedback is an integral part to your progression as a teacher, and lesson observations are an effective way to gather feedback and direction on areas for improvement. As a universally...

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