Nurturing teacher well-being

Are teachers truly able to provide the best education and support for their students if their own well-being is neglected? The dedication and passion educators bring to their classrooms are unparalleled, yet the demanding nature of their profession often leaves them vulnerable to neglecting their personal and emotional needs. As we entrust them with the challenging responsibility of fostering intellect and character, it becomes imperative to recognize that a teacher's well-being is not merely a personal concern, but a foundational pillar upon which the entire educational structure stands. Just as a flourishing garden depends on nurturing the soil, so too does cultivating young minds hinge upon tending to the well-being of those who ignite the spark of learning. Whether you're an experienced educator or just starting your teaching journey, this webinar series is designed to equip you with the insights and tools necessary to foster your own well-being while continuing to inspire and educate the next generation.

Target audience

Educators at all levels of the education system, including primary, secondary, and higher education. This includes classroom teachers, subject specialists, school counselors, teaching assistants, and educational administrators. The webinar is designed to cater to both experienced educators looking to enhance their personal and professional wellbeing and new teachers seeking guidance on how to navigate the challenges of their chosen profession while maintaining a healthy work-life balance. Additionally, the webinar might also be relevant to educational policymakers and institutions aiming to create a more supportive environment for their teaching staff.

Objetivos de aprendizagem

  • Recognise Well-being Indicators: Identify signs of burnout, stress, and emotional fatigue among educators, enhancing awareness for proactive self-care, by engaging in discussions and interactive presentations.
  • Discover Self-Care Strategies: Learn and apply evidence-based self-care techniques by reflecting on your personal needs and choosing the strategies that resonate most with you, fostering emotional resilience and a healthier work-life balance.
  • Identify Elements of Positive Classroom Environments: Understand the link between teacher well-being and classroom atmosphere, gaining insights to cultivate supportive learning environments for both teachers and students through case studies and group discussions.

05 Dec 2023
11:00
08 Dec 2023
18:00

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Language

en

Nível

Novato

Palestrantes

Inés Verplancke

Trainer & Coach

Europe House Ryckevelde

Inés focuses on empowering individuals and organizations. Her passion lies in promoting well-being in schools.

Jo Vermeulen

School principal

Primary school

Jo successfully transitioned from the traditional classroom model to an effective team-teaching approach