It is widely acknowledged that teaching is a stressful job, and the global events of the past few years have added an enormous amount of extra pressure on those working in education. In today’s episode we share some of the pieces we’ve published on the topic of teacher health and wellbeing.
The 12th annual Australian Principal Occupational Health, Safety and Wellbeing Survey shows school leaders are under increasing pressure and stress. Here we share some key insights from the latest (2022) report, and how the top 5 sources of stress for school leaders have evolved over time.
Researchers from the University of Queensland are determined to help teachers to improve the air quality in their classrooms, improve students’ cognitive performance and decrease the risk of contracting COVID-19 at the same time.
How can a teacher’s workload and autonomy at the start of term impact their levels of emotional exhaustion and intentions to quit the profession by the time they reach the end of the term? Dr Rebecca J Collie and Dr Annemaree Carroll share the findings of their Australian research and the implications for teachers and schools.
If you’ve moved between schools or made the transition from graduate to the staffroom, it’s likely you’ve benefited from a school-based induction program. But, what about those who may miss out because they are employed for short periods? That’s the focus of a new Australian research study.
‘Teachers having space to discuss their emotions and the issues that evoke them leads to a higher probability of finding creative and collaborative ways to manage them,’ Dr Jean Hopman writes in her article on how to navigate the emotional work of teaching.
In our annual Teacher magazine reader survey, we ask you to share one piece of advice with a fellow educator. In this infographic, we share some of the responses we received on the theme of learning to let go.
Teacher Wellbeing by Amy Green offers practical tools for teachers and leaders to unpack the many facets of teacher wellbeing. In this exclusive excerpt, Green explores the systems, structures and processes in schools that support teacher wellbeing and ensure we function properly.
This month at Teacher, we’ve shared a range of content on teacher welfare – from how to access supports at your school, to coping with violence from students. In this episode of Teacher Staffroom, we bring you up to date on these stories and more highlights from October.
In the second part of a Q&A with Teacher, Senior Lecturer in the School of Education Culture and Society at Monash University, Dr Kristin Reimer, explains how a Restorative Justice Framework can be understood and used within a school context.