The Satchel Blog

Teachers Staff Wellbeing Wellbeing
01 Jun 2023

Is Meaningful Work Vital for Staff Wellbeing?

At the end of 2022, reports showed that the Department of Education missed its own targets for teacher recruitment, with overall training numbers down by

Author: Antoinette Morris

Teacher Staff Wellbeing Wellbeing
03 May 2023

School Management And Staff Wellbeing

The United Kingdom is home to over 32,000 schools, every single one of which needs ...

Author: Antoinette Morris

Career Advice Staff Wellbeing Wellbeing
03 Apr 2023

Why Career Development Matters For School Staff

Ongoing career development is crucial for everyone who works in a school setting, from headteachers to part-time staff members. This blog explains the effect of career ...

Author: Antoinette Morris

Teacher Staff Wellbeing Wellbeing
07 Mar 2023

What Is 'Culture Fit' And How Does It Affect Staff Wellbeing?

‘Culture fit’ has become a bit of a buzzword over the last few years. Keep reading to learn what the term actually means for school staff and how it affects their ...

Author: Antoinette Morris

Teacher Staff Wellbeing Wellbeing
02 Feb 2023

How Do Colleague Relationships Impact Staff Wellbeing?

Many teachers and staff members understand the value of solid relationships with headteachers, school administrators, and others in leadership roles. What they don’t always ...

Author: Antoinette Morris

Staff Wellbeing Wellbeing Manager
03 Jan 2023

The Role Of The Manager In Staff Wellbeing

Strong manager-employee relationships enhance school wellbeing and help create a positive learning environment. This guide explains in more detail the importance of ...

Author: Antoinette Morris

Staff Wellbeing Wellbeing Job Satisfaction
06 Dec 2022

What ‘Job Satisfaction’ Really Means And Why It’s So Important

It’s time to discuss Job Satisfaction and its effect on staff wellbeing. With longstanding challenges in both school recruitment and retention still ongoing, it’s more ...

Author: Antoinette Morris

Staff Wellbeing Recognition Appreciation
23 Nov 2022

Creating a Culture of Appreciation & Recognition

With the introduction of wellbeing to the Ofsted framework, schools are looking for ways to monitor, improve and better understand how the different aspects of school life are ...

Author: Antoinette Morris

Staff Wellbeing Cost of living Wellbeing
29 Sep 2022

The Cost Of Living Crisis In Schools

Schools have been some of the worst hit by the cost of living crisis, but how can school leadership support staff wellbeing in this difficult time?

Author: Antoinette Morris

Ofsted ofsted inspections Mental Health Student Wellbeing Staff Wellbeing
24 Nov 2021

How Does the Acceleration of Ofsted Inspections Impact Wellbeing?

Ofsted have recently revealed that they have been asked by the government to accelerate Ofsted inspections, with all school and further education providers now expected ...

Author: Ross McDermott