Resources to support wellbeing of headteachers and teaching staff


‘Wellbeing is not about fluffy, bolt-on things. At the heart of the teacher, wellbeing is a sense of professional integrity and trust.' Emma Kell  and Adrian Bethune 

Some useful resources for you to have a look at:


Teacher Wellbeing & Self-Care @AdrianBethune

The Wellbeing Toolkit by @andrew_cowley23

Leaving Work at Work:A Practical Guide to Improving Work/life Balance for Educators] ( James Birchenough [@Welleducators 


At Welbee, we help you systemise and improve staff wellbeing at your school, college or MAT without increasing your workload.

QDP Services

QDP are the leading independent provider of questionnaire based feedback services to the UK Education & Skills Sector. Our wellbeing surveys are designed to specifically highlight areas of concern and drill down to uncover the source. We host the largest set of external comparison data which provides essential context to your results. Every survey includes easily digestible reporting, which provides recognized evidence for inspection, self-assessment, and improvement strategy. 

School Advisory Service and National Governance Association

SAS Relaxation Podcast

SAS - The Relaxation Room 

Schools Advisory Service and National Governance Association have produced 'Promoting a culture of wellbeing in schools and trusts'.

Maria Brosnan, Pursuit Wellbeing - Sleep Well in Troubled Times

Education Support

The Education Support Partnership is a charity that supports teachers, and school leader. They do a fantastic job. A Headteacher Darren Morgan has written a blog about coping with the coronavirus pandemic. 

Free counselling for education staff

The 4 Rs to manage stress  by @MrsHumanities 

8 reasons to take part in Strides Against Stress 

Bounce Together

Mental Wellbeing in Schools

Anna Freud

Anna Freud: Supporting Staff Wellbeing in Schools 



Mariella Ardron @MariellaArdron 

FROM THE HEART: WHY WE DO WHAT WE DO  [Emma Marshall] (http://@MusicCPDandMore)

To all headteachers  @Lisa7Pettifer 


Well Schools

Well Schools aims to help improve education outcomes by placing wellbeing at its very heart to support school staff, senior leaders and young people.

Headspace for Educators 


Taking the temperature: wellbeing in a remote setting – Kat Howard ⁦


David Rushby from Nautilus Education 

Excellent blog by Emma Turner @Emma_Turner75  about lightening the responsibilities of leaders.

Inspirational leader Jeremy Hannay of Three Bridges Primary School blogs about different aspects of leadership. No Ordinary Classroom a must-read for every leader.

Great blog by Professor Rachel Lofthouse - Sustaining a Vital Profession; the impact of Leadership Coaching in schools

Maria Brosnan - [Learn Your Way to Wellbeing]( [


The Chartered College of Teaching offers a superb way for teachers to access research on a range of different topic, including wellbeing.


We Lead Well Podcast

Well being ideas  by Dan Edwards.… 

Creating networks works! By Jonathan Coy @headteacherchat


Being Seen, with Zena Zenonos-Walker @ZenonosZena 

Potential with Maria Richards @Infeducation 

Growth, with Chris Harrison @MrHtheteacher

Investment , with Nicola Owen @spheonix78 

Naylor's Natter

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[Lisa Fathers]( []) 

Bukky Yusuf

Great podcast by Professor Rachel Lofthouse from Leeds Beckett University 

Don't Shoot the Deputies: Wellbeing Webinar 1 - Seeing wellbeing differently

What if our wellbeing wasn't so dependent on exterior factors? What if wellbeing is part of our make-up rather than something we have to chase?

The National College Live Podcast 13 - Clive Leach - A focus on Wellbeing

Great conversation with Clive Leach & Dr Matt Silver exploring well being and how it can be successfully implemented into the fabric of your organisation.


Pursuit of Wellbeing by Maria Brosnan

Bukky Yusuf @rondelle10_b 

Cornerstones Education

How to break the sleep stress cycle with teacher wellbeing expert, Maria Brosnan


Restorative Thinking 

People to follow on Twitter

[@EdSupportUK] ( - Educational Support Partnership

@DrRLofthouse  - Professor of Teacher Education - Leeds Beckett University

@thosethatcan - Dr Emma Kell FCCT

@Saysmiss - Kat Howard

[@AdrianBethune] ( - Author of Teacher Well-being and Self-care



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