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Resources to support well-being of headteachers and teaching staff

Updated: 5 days ago

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

Emma Kell @thosethatcan Adrian Bethune @AdrianBethune


Headteacher’s and Teachers Well-being




New senior leader planner to help support leaders in the schools. www.headteachers.org


One Education

Marvellous May




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'.

https://www.nga.org.uk/Knowledge-Centre/Best-use-of-Resources/Staffing/Teacher-workload-and-wellbeing/Promoting-wellbeing-an-evaluation-tool-for-governi.aspx

Maria Brosnan

https://schooladvice.co.uk/sleep-well-in-troubled-times/

SCRTracker

Advice for school and university leaders: How to support your community's mental health and well-being during Coronavirus

https://www.scrtracker.com/blog/how-to-support-your-community-mental-health-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.

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


Bounce Together

Mental Wellbeing in Schools


Education Support @EdSupportUK

The 4 Rs to manage stress by @MrsHumanities

8 reasons to take part in Strides Against Stress


Mind Charity

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


Headrest

https://www.headrestuk.co.uk/headwell

RECHARGING THE BATTERY Mariella Ardron @MariellaArdron

FROM THE HEART: WHY WE DO WHAT WE DO Emma Marshall @MusicCPDandMore

To all headteachers Lisa Pettifer @Lisa7Pettifer

FINDING LOVE AND SANITY, EVEN IN THE MIDST OF THIS Maggie Farrar @FarrarMaggie

THAT SUNDAY FEELING ON A CONTINUOUS LOOP Narinder Gil @NarinderGill01

LEGACY Richard Gerver @richardgerver

Buzz for Coaching

Jon from Buzz for Coaching is offering a free 30 mins call.

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


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.

https://www.well-school.org/






Blogs



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

@SaysMiss

https://saysmiss.wordpress.com/2021/01/16/taking-the-temperature-wellbeing-in-a-remote-setting/


Six evidenced-based ways to look after your mental health during a second lockdown - @ChristianvN

https://theconversation.com/six-evidenced-based-ways-to-look-after-your-mental-health-during-a-second-lockdown-149256


David Rushby from Nautilus Education

https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:share:6758380424466198528/


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


The Positive Principal - Leading Through the Pandemic: Is School Leader Loneliness Increasing Under COVID?


A great blog by Dan Edwards

https://leadinginthenow.org/2020/11/02/repositioning-the-doughnuts/


Maria Brosnan

https://martynreah.wordpress.com/2020/10/28/learn-your-way-to-wellbeingmaria-brosnan-pursuit-wellbeing-interviews-patrick-ottley-oconnor-for-teacher5aday-slowchat8/amp/?__twitter_impression=true



Research


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


Podcasts

We Lead Well Podcast

Well being ideas by Dan Edwards.

https://podbean.com/ew/pb-3mhsx-f8241c…


#TinyVoiceTalks

Being Seen, with Zena Zenonos-Walker @ZenonosZena

Potential with Maria Richards @Infeducation

Growth, with Chris Harrison @MrHtheteacher

Investment, with Nicola Owen @spheonix78

Authenticity, with Matt Dechaine @mattdechaine


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/


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?

https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/wellbeing-webinar-1-seeing-wellbeing-differently/id1449384975?i=1000471936938


#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.

https://www.listennotes.com/podcasts/nce-live/nce-live-podcast-13-clive-uDO8nEbC6oY/


Pivotal Education

Why wellbeing is more important than curriculum coverage with Adrian Bethune @AdrianBethune

http://www.pivotalpodcast.com/why-wellbeing-is-more-important-than-curriculum-coverage-with-adrian-bethune-pp253/


Pursuit of Wellbeing by Maria Brosnan

Bukky Yusuf @rondelle10_b https://pursuitwellbeing.podbean.com/


Cornerstones Education

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




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/


Hampshire Services

Headfirst - Wellbeing and Resilience


Books

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 by James Birchenough @Welleducators




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

@andrew_cowley23



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