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How to bring together a divided school community

Posted by Nathalie Hulbert on Jun 5, 2020 11:45:15 AM

 

How do you unite a school community that’s spread across home and school learning environments, while also trying to navigate the many other challenges of phased school re-openings? This is yet another riddle that school staff have been faced with this week, but one that they’ve been solving with the same steely determination that’s gotten them through the pandemic so far. 

With that in mind, here are some top tips and examples of how you can bring together a divided school community, at a time where togetherness has never been more needed:

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Topics: wellbeing, mental health, scholarpack, blog, covid19, school reopening

Tools and tips to help you support school staff wellbeing

Posted by Nathalie Hulbert on May 22, 2020 11:36:02 AM

 

You only have to go as far as your social media pages to see how much momentum #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek is getting at the minute, and it’s not really surprising. 

The lockdown is forcing us all to live and work in unconventional, confined, and in some cases life-changing, circumstances right now.  

And with increased recognition of these challenges - particularly within the education sector, school leaders are being directed to free guidance on how best to support staff wellbeing in places that they didn’t even know to look. In that vein, I wanted to share some of the best tools and practical tips that I’ve seen from across the sector...

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Topics: wellbeing, mental health, scholarpack, blog, covid19, remote teaching

5 ways to optimise remote learning for pupils

Posted by Nathalie Hulbert on May 14, 2020 4:44:22 PM

Imagine if someone said to you at the beginning of the year: “In a couple of months you need to be ready to deliver remote learning to the majority of your pupils because the country will be on lockdown due to a global pandemic.” I’m guessing you would either laugh, cry or head to the nearest bar. (Remember those?)

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Topics: online, scholarpack, blog, covid19, remote teaching

How to successfully manage your remote school staff

Posted by Nathalie Hulbert on May 1, 2020 11:18:39 AM

 

“Can everyone go on mute”, “How do I share my screen?” and “I’ll meet you on my link” are common phrases anyone managing a remote team will be all too familiar with.

School leaders, however, haven’t typically fallen into this group until recently,  and are only just discovering the charms and challenges of remote working amid partial school closures. Nevertheless, in true sector spirit - they are adapting at pace and sharing their tips with the rest of us.

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Topics: scholarpack, blog, covid19, remote teaching