With ever increasing pressures, it’s of growing importance that we utilise the tools that make us resilient. This course will explore the impact that stress has on mental and physical health and it will provide your staff with a range of practical tips and strategies to support wellbeing in your school.
Teacher sickness absence
In the 2014-15 academic year 56 per cent of teachers in service at any time during the year had at least one period of sickness absence compared with 55 per cent in 2013-14. This is over 2 million days throughout the academic year and averages out to just over 4 days per teacher. [DfE; Ref: SFR 21/2016]
Education Support Partnership 2017 Health Survey
The research by YouGov reveals a bleak picture of the impact current pressures can have on those working in the education sector.
- Almost ¾ felt that they are not provided with sufficient guidance on health and wellbeing.
- Almost ⅔ would not be confident in disclosing unmanageable stress or mental health problems.
This course will give delegates the opportunity to consider the impact of stress on their wellbeing. We will explore the impact that stress has on our mental and physical wellbeing and provide
practical tips and strategies for managing stress and building mental and emotional resilience.
- To consider the impact of stress on mental and physical wellbeing.
- To explore the roots to and of mental wellbeing by providing an introduction to ways of developing resilience and promoting positive mental and emotional health.
- To provide strategies for managing stress and promoting wellbeing.
- Able to define the term ‘health’ and stress.
- Understand their individual responsibilities towards their own health and wellbeing.
- Identify protective and detrimental behaviours that affect health and wellbeing.
- Develop skills, strategies and activities to support their own wellbeing.
- Improved knowledge and understanding of mental wellbeing.
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