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Resources to support well-being of teaching staff

Updated: Jun 5

“Great leaders don't see themselves as great; they see themselves as human.” -- Simon Sinek


Which websites should leaders be aware of to help them with wellbeing in their school?


Headteacher’s and Teachers Well-being


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.

https://www.educationsupport.org.uk/blogs/7-tips-headteachers-coping-coronavirus-pandemic


Mind Charity -

https://www.mind.org.uk/news-campaigns/news/mind-responds-to-changes-to-the-mental-health-act-in-emergency-covid-19-legislation/


Integrity Coaching

Viv from Integrity Coaching is offering a free 30 mins call.

https://www.integritycoaching.co.uk/headteacher-support




Blogs


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


World Mental Health Day: “we reduced sick days and staff turnover through action on teacher wellbeing” DFE Teaching Blog


Research


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


Podcasts

Naylor's Natter

Kat Howard -https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/stop-talking-about-wellbeing-with-kat-howard/id1448601060?i=1000447602637

Lisa Fathers - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/mentally-healthy-schools-work-

teaching-school-lisa/id1448601060?i=1000460865978

Bukky Yusuf - https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/teacher5aday-week-and-teacher-wellbeing-with-bukky-yusuf/id1448601060?i=1000458161867


Halcyon Education Podcasts on Mental Health

https://halcyon.education/podcasts/


We are in Beta - Hannah Wilson - https://weareinbeta.substack.com/p/hannah-wilson-executive-headteacher


From Page to Practice Podcast - https://pagepracticepodcast.podbean.com/e/episode-12-stop-talking-about-wellbeing/

Resources

Circle of Care by Dr Joy Taylor

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1JwgVMmHotpTgTRh2dzqSQec3aSO1Fd5Y/view


CPD

Restorative Thinking

http://www.restorativethinking.co.uk/schools/restorative-practice-e-learning-cpd/



People to follow on Twitter


@EdSupportUK - Educational Support Partnership

@RachelBostwick1 - Rachel works for Leeds Beckett University on Mental Health

@DrRLofthouse - Professor of Teacher Education - Leeds Beckett University

@anna_halcyon from Halcyon Education

@thosethatcan - Dr Emma Kell FCCT


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