Inclusion, Wellbeing & Positive Mental Health INSET

Wellbeing

Fantastic staff wellbeing INSET – all of our staff thoroughly enjoyed the engaging, insightful activities and discussions.

Haylie Saunders, Deputy Head Academic, St Swithun’s School

CPD & INSET  to Improve Teacher Wellbeing

JMC provide a range of support for schools to improve staff wellbeing beyond putting cakes in the staffroom or telling teachers not to work over the weekend. Our training programmes provide longer lasting strategies for staff to manage the growing pressures of the job.

Impact on Pupil Outcomes

Teacher wellbeing has a direct impact on student learning as shown in research by Professor Donna Cross Winthrop, Telethon Kids Institute at the University of Western Australia.

As a minimum standard, schools should have a staff wellbeing policy. Teachers, school leaders and Teaching Assistants should also be offered additional training on stress management and resilience building to cope with the aspects of the job they find most challenging – which, if not addressed, can lead to poor mental health.

Impact of School Recruitment & Retention

The consequence of schools not addressing staff well-being is a mounting recruitment and retention problem. Teaching is one of the most important jobs there is, a chance to shape the future of the next generation. But by turning the role into an unmanageable task we risk alienating those with the passion and skill to succeed.

From April 2017 to March 2018, the number of teachers seeking support increased by 35%, from 2,321 to 3,136.

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Impact on Pupil’s Wellbeing & Mental Health

There is also a link between poor staff mental health and poor pupil mental health. There has not been nearly enough focus on the former in recent years, and this must change if we are to improve the wellbeing of future generations.

Ultimately, there needs to be statutory wellbeing policies in all education institutions and regulators should  prioritise staff wellbeing in their assessments.

To book a Staff Wellbeing INSET in your school

Email : enquiries@jmcinset.com

Tel: +44208 5314182

Go to our enquires page

How can we ensure that all our classrooms are truly inclusive?

Inclusion is about how we structure our schools, our classrooms and our lessons so that all our students learn and participate together. An inclusive classroom is one that meets the varied needs of all learners by offering support or stretch and challenge and building a more responsive learning environment.

Inclusivity also means respecting people from all backgrounds and cultures, and by teaching our students the importance of this we create a much more tolerant and understanding environment, not just in the classroom and school but also in wider society.

Inclusive Behaviour Management

Student behaviour can also be an issue influencing teachers’ mental health and wellbeing. Education Support’s Teacher Wellbeing Index found that 51 per cent of teachers had considered leaving the profession as a result of student behaviour.

Inclusion also includes ensuring that each student has access to learning, and has the opportunity to reach their full potential within the mainstream classroom environment

Inclusive Education (2010) : Loreman, Deppeler and Harvey.

It’s vital for teachers and school leaders to work together to create a culture of high expectations of behaviour, with clear and consistent approaches to managing transgressions, including low-level disruption.

For more details of our Behaviour Management INSET’s follow this link

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By learning more about how we build resilience and manage stress, communicate with colleagues and set boundaries, create a supportive work environment and develop healthy relationships in the workplace, amongst others, we can start to put in place measures that help us to manage stress more efficiently and become more resilient in both our domestic and personal lives, thus becoming more productive and efficient at work.

For further support, contact the Education Support Partnership’s free helpline offering support and counselling for teachers on 08000 562 561.

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