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Half Term Gifs

Grade your #wellbeing for the last half term. Reply with an illustrative gif (optional). Pls RT for a greater sample and more funny gifs. ūüėā — Sam at Schoolwell (@samschoolstuff) February 10, 2018 I asked people to grade their wellbeing and respond with an illustrative gif. And they did. If you need support, remember that […]

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Stress and Resilience Training Giveaway with Teachminded

We have partnered with¬†Teachminded¬†to giveaway their acclaimed¬†‘Stress & Resilience’¬†online training course for ten staff worth ¬£99. Learn how to reduce stress and increase resilience in the comfort of your own home, at work or indeed anywhere with a decent internet connection. Visit their site and click the button to enter! View the terms and conditions […]

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Falling to Soaring

There is no question that Cover costs are on the rise. Teachers are leaving the profession¬†in droves. The average length of sickness is increasing year on year. Behind these facts is¬†the word stress. It’s is the most cited cause of career change. Stress is also the trigger¬†behind chronic illnesses that are becoming more frequent. School […]

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6 Ways to promote staff well-being in your school using technology

¬†A guest post by¬†@FaridGasim,¬†founder of¬†@Edarabia. School culture is constantly reviewed as part of the efforts to promote physical, mental, and holistic fitness of the staff and students. Schools continuously strive to improve student and staff wellness by developing an effective school culture to support this aim. The factors considered for wellbeing include culture, values, thinking, […]

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Why Schools Must Embrace Flexible Working

Flexible working in schools has been a hot topic this week, and rightly so. Recent analysis by the NFER recommended that ‚ÄúThe Government and stakeholders in the secondary sector need to look urgently at identifying ways that accommodate more and better part-time working in secondary schools. Further research with secondary schools which successfully offer greater […]

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Wellbeing: different things for different people

  A guest post by¬† @maternityCPD. The MaternityTeacher PaternityTeacher Project, which inspires, empowers and connects teachers choosing to complete CPD whilst on parental leave, throws up immediate questions about teacher wellbeing. Both teaching and parenting any age of child ‚Äď but especially newborns ‚Äď can involve significant periods of stress and are associated with other […]

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The Wellbeing Paradox

Through a series of events that I still don‚Äôt fully understand, last weekend I found myself nearly 300 miles from home, in Rhyddngs Business and Enterprise School in Oswaldtwistle, standing in front of about a ¬†dozen people who were kind enough to choose to come to my workshop on the Wellbeing Paradox. The what? If […]

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Mark. Plan. Teach. by Ross Morrison McGill

Who is Ross Morrison McGill? You might know him better as @TeacherToolkit, The Most Followed Teacher on Twitter/No 1 Education Blog in the UK/Top-50¬†#EdTech¬†Brands Worldwide. In Real Life, he is an author (this is his third book for Bloomsbury) and a senior leader ‚Äúwith over twenty years of teaching and school leadership experience in some […]

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Workload: A Reality Check. The Definition of Reasonable and You Deserve a Life!

September 10, 2017 theprovokedpedagogue A guest post by¬†@Provokedpedagog Reasonable definition There are some common responses I get when suggesting measures to reduce workload either in real life or in the twittersphere , it seems teachers are hell bent on sself-destructionvia unrealistic expectations of what is achievable in the constraints of finite time.¬† The following list […]

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Back to School Bingo

This is just a bit of fun. If you are worried about going back to school,  Education Support Partnership provide free support 24/7. https://www.educationsupportpartnership.org.uk/  Download as a PDF  Share this