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Teacher Wellbeing, Distance Learning

Why Now is the Time for Teacher Resilience
By Bethany Spencer on May 18, 2020

Teachers are known to be resilient. Every day they are faced with immense challenges - both mental and physical - which they overcome in order to teach their students - and school...

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Teacher Wellbeing, Distance Learning

Guest Post: How To Prioritise Your Wellbeing
By Beth Williams on May 12, 2020

School closures and the current climate has meant that everyone’s wellbeing has taken a hit and teachers are no different. Many are having to juggle a rotating schedule of travelling...

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Teacher Wellbeing, Student Wellbeing, Distance Learning

How Can Schools Support Wellbeing from a Distance?
By Bethany Spencer on May 6, 2020

In schools, the wellbeing of staff and students is, and always should be, a top priority. We’ve spoken at length about how the wellness of teachers has a direct impact on students as...

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Teacher Wellbeing, Student Wellbeing

13 Resources to Help Combat Coronavirus Anxiety
By Ben Greenwood on April 29, 2020

We’ve all been living under the government’s lockdown measures for over a month now, and for many of us this is taking a toll on our mental health. With daily television briefings that...

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Teacher Wellbeing, Student Wellbeing

Will Coronavirus Affect My School?
By Ben Greenwood on March 3, 2020

The advice in this article is true as of 09/03/20 - The situation is changing rapidly so for up to date information surrounding the Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak, check www.gov.uk for...

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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, 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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Ofsted, Blog, Teacher Wellbeing

Ofsted's Impact on Student and Teacher 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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CPD, Blog, Teacher Wellbeing

6 Actionable Tips for Improving Your Own Wellbeing
By Bethany Spencer on January 11, 2019

As teachers, it seems that we’re exposed to more talks of ‘improvement’ than any other profession. Finding time for wellbeing however is an improvement that reaps many rewards.   We...

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Leadership, CPD, Blog, 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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Leadership, Blog, Teacher Wellbeing, School Management, School Culture

Acting on Teacher Feedback and the Impact on School Culture
By Bethany Spencer on November 2, 2018

Gathering staff feedback is the first step on your journey to school improvement and a positive school culture; the second step is acting on it. In order for staff to truly feel as...

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Blog, Teacher Wellbeing, School Management, School Culture

Encouraging Teachers to Give Real, Honest Feedback
By Bethany Spencer on October 25, 2018

The success of a school depends on many factors, and one of the main indicators of this is a happy and engaged team of teachers. The impact of happy teachers on students and school life...

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Blog, Teacher Wellbeing, Classroom Management, Student Wellbeing

How Effective Classroom Management Impacts Teacher Wellbeing
By Bethany Spencer on October 1, 2018

The subject of teacher wellbeing has been on the rise in recent years in conjunction with the publicised teaching crisis and ‘healthy body, healthy mind’ yoga and meditation craze. The...

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