Cultivating Teacher Wellbeing
Supporting Teachers to Flourish and Thrive
Author(s): Kate Brierton , Christina Gkonou , Edited in consultation with Andy Hockley
Publication Date: 20/10/22
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Cultivating Teacher Wellbeing is an accessible, practical book which supports academic managers to consider their own wellbeing and that of their teaching staff, helping them to build a supportive and compassionate institutional culture that encourages motivation and satisfaction at work.
The book draws from recent research on topics including emotional intelligence, emotional labour and classroom relationships to address the unique challenges of the English language classroom. It provides practical strategies for creating an environment with a sense of purpose and belonging, helping to prevent stress and mental health problems and enabling teachers and managers to thrive.
A clear, user-friendly overview of the key theories and models relating to teacher wellbeing
Tasks which encourage leaders to reflect on their own experiences and explore new approaches
Case studies that illustrate the impact of wellbeing on teachers both professionally and personally
A summary of the key points, and a toolkit of materials and exercises that managers can use to begin developing wellbeing in their school