Teacher welfare

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Supporting teacher emotions through rolling crises
Supporting teacher emotions through rolling crises

‘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.

Infographic: From one teacher to another – learning to let go
Infographic: From one teacher to another – learning to let go

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’s Bookshelf: Having strong school infrastructure
Teacher’s Bookshelf: Having strong school infrastructure

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.

Teacher Staffroom Episode 41: Teacher welfare
Teacher Staffroom Episode 41: Teacher welfare

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.

Q&A: Practicing Restorative Justice in schools
Q&A: Practicing Restorative Justice in schools

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.

Education Q&A: What is a Restorative Justice Framework?
Education Q&A: What is a Restorative Justice Framework?

In this Q&A, Senior Lecturer in the School of Education Culture and Society at Monash University, Dr Kristin Reimer, unpacks the philosophical framework of Restorative Justice and how this framework can be understood within a school context.

Resilience at work: Vicarious trauma in teaching and practical classroom strategies
Resilience at work: Vicarious trauma in teaching and practical classroom strategies

Teachers do their best to support student wellbeing, and often this can mean supporting a student who may be showing signs of posttraumatic stress at school. In this article, Dr Emily Berger shares trauma-informed strategies that teachers can use in the classroom to support both student and teacher wellbeing.

Education research: Teachers’ experiences of lockdown learning
Education research: Teachers’ experiences of lockdown learning

Lots of researchers have been capturing the impact of the pandemic in relation to school education and, as these studies come to fruition, we’re starting to gain new insights about what happened and the lessons we can learn for the future. One new study is from the perspective of Australian teachers.

Q&A: Asking ‘are you okay?’
Q&A: Asking ‘are you okay?’

While teaching is a highly rewarding career, it can also be very stressful. In this Q&A, Claire Goodall, Young People and Education Manager at R U OK? shares how schools can build a positive help seeking culture, how staff can support their colleagues, and how to ask for help if you need it, in the lead up to R U OK?Day this week.

Infographic: Leaving teaching
Infographic: Leaving teaching

A new study from Monash University draws upon a 2019 questionnaire of 2444 Australian primary and secondary school teachers, revealing that only 41% of respondents intended to remain in the profession. We look at some of the findings from the analysis in this infographic.