Tag Archive: Teacher Training

Becoming a Headteacher- the pitfalls

January 6, 2020 12:22 pm
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5 things I didn’t learn in headship training John Stanier had high hopes for the National Professional Qualification for Headship, but instead found a frustrating lack of useful advice

Mental health training for teachers

October 17, 2019 2:53 pm
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UK programme aims to help teachers and mental health service providers better work together Teachers can now take advantage of specialist training to help them better support pupils who are experiencing mental health issues. It is thanks to a project being rolled out nationally following a successful pilot.

Coming into the profession at 45 years young

September 6, 2019 3:19 pm
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One child was asleep on his desk; another was preoccupied with her eyebrows, yet within 10 minutes of being back in a classroom for the first time in 20 years I decided to quit my job and retrain as a teacher.

Ten tips for supporting wellbeing in your school

June 23, 2019 12:51 pm
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Last month, Ark Conway Primary Academy in Hammersmith was awarded Gold in Mind’s Workplace Wellbeing Index, which recognises excellence in commitment to staff wellbeing. Lois Osborne, Head of School, shares her top tips for promoting wellbeing in your school. Ark Conway’s approach to promoting mental health and wellbeing to its staff of around 30 people is based on the New Economics Foundation’s 'Five Ways to Wellbeing'.