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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

Tools for monitoring pupils’ mental health and wellbeing

Posted by Ewa Jozefkowicz on Oct 25, 2019 2:11:17 PM

Pupil wellbeing comes very high on the agenda for most schools, but some leaders struggle with monitoring it. In this blog post we outline some of the tools that can be used to track wellbeing among students including a resilience audit, wellbeing scale and pyramid of need.

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Topics: wellbeing, mental health