Resources to support well-being of headteachers and teaching staff
Updated: Nov 17, 2020
“Leadership is not about being in charge. Leadership is about taking care of those in your charge” -- Simon Sinek
Headteacher’s and Teachers Well-being
School Advisory Service and National Governance Association
Schools Advisory Service and National Governance Association have produced 'Promoting a culture of wellbeing in schools and trusts'.
Advice for school and university leaders: How to support your community's mental health and well-being during Coronavirus
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.
Buzz for Coaching
Jon from Buzz for Coaching is offering a free 30 mins call.
Well Schools aims to help improve education outcomes by placing wellbeing at its very heart to support school staff, senior leaders and young people.
Six evidenced-based ways to look after your mental health during a second lockdown - @ChristianvN
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
The Positive Principal - Leading Through the Pandemic: Is School Leader Loneliness Increasing Under COVID?
A great blog by Dan Edwards
The Chartered College of Teaching offers a superb way for teachers to access research on a range of different topic, including wellbeing.
Halcyon Education Podcasts on Mental Health
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/
Great podcast by Professor Rachel Lofthouse - https://faculti.net/specialist-expertise-in-coaching-headteachers/
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?
#NCE 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.
Why wellbeing is more important than curriculum coverage with Adrian Bethune @AdrianBethune
Circle of Care by Dr Joy Taylor
Teacher Wellbeing & Self -Care @AdrianBethune
The Wellbeing Toolkit by @andrew_cowley23
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