5 Steps: Leadership for Mental Health in Schools

5 Steps: Leadership for Mental Health in Schools
The 5 Steps framework, just launched by the Anna Freud Centre, calls for change in the way schools and colleges support the mental health of their pupils and staff. This change requires leadership, and ‘Leading Change’ is the first of the five steps of the framework. Read More...

The Effects of Stress: What Causes Burnout in the Workplace?

The Effects of Stress: What Causes Burnout in the Workplace?
Today marks the start of International Stress Awareness Week, a week to highlight the negative impacts of stress on the body. To investigate the levels of stress amongst the education community, we surveyed Kent-Teach website users about their stress levels. The results are concerning, here is what we discovered and what you can do to reduce your stressors and live a happier life. Read More...

Finding Peace in a Frantic World

Finding Peace in a Frantic World
In this blog the Kent Mindfulness Coach shares more words of wisdom with us on the impermanence of feelings, good and bad, and how this can help you to "ride out" those stressful moments. Read More...

Things to Do in Kent for Halloween 2020

Things to Do in Kent for Halloween 2020
After a busy and eventful first term back at school, its time to have some spooky half term fun. This year maybe a little different but you can still have a Halloween to remember. Here are our top Halloween activities in Kent for 2020. Read More...

Teachers – Why did you leave your last role?

Teachers – Why did you leave your last role?
To understand the reasons for teachers leaving their roles we have created a quick pulse teacher retention survey. The survey focuses on why teachers left their roles, this could be to move onto another school, or why they left the profession completely. Read More...

Educational Halloween Activities for 2020

Educational Halloween Activities for 2020
The spookiest day of the year is nearly upon us! Halloween is a great opportunity to get hands-on in the classroom with some scarily seasonal activities. Combining fun, creativity and learning, here are 3 Halloween activities to try! Read More...

Mental Health in Schools During Coronavirus Pandemic

Mental Health in Schools During Coronavirus Pandemic
The anxieties of protecting staff and pupils from COVID-19 are so huge, yet our education staff are still required to plan and deliver lessons with the highest standards of quality. It is also more important than ever for our teachers to provide emotional support to vulnerable children who may be feeling overwhelmed about the uncertainty we are all facing. Read More...
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