Teacher welfare

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Infographic: Wise words on teacher wellbeing

The 2016 Teacher reader survey includes the question: "Looking back on your experience as an educator, if you could share a piece of advice with your peers, what would it be?" Here are some of our favourite responses so far on the topic of wellbeing.

Infographic: Principals' experiences of offensive behaviour

A 2015 study looked at the percentage of Australian principals who have had negative experiences in the workplace. Here are some of the results.

Social and emotional learning in schools
Social and emotional learning in schools

Principals, teachers, and the public are increasingly recognising the importance of teaching social and emotional skills to students alongside academic skills.

Staff welfare programs – bringing teachers together
Staff welfare programs – bringing teachers together

'Happier staff create more conducive, less stressed learning environments.' At this school, food is just one way of bringing staff together and supporting wellbeing. 

Supporting staff wellbeing
Supporting staff wellbeing

Teacher editor Jo Earp explores a project helping schools use evidence-informed approaches to support staff wellbeing.

Sources of teacher stress
Sources of teacher stress

What are the common sources of stress for secondary teachers? This research uncovers three central themes, and compares data from Australia and Hong Kong.

The Research Files Episode 8: Kiri Mealings on noisy classrooms
The Research Files Episode 8: Kiri Mealings on noisy classrooms

Teacher talks to Kiri Mealings about a new study involving colleagues at Macquarie University and Australia's National Acoustics Laboratories, into noise levels in open plan classrooms.

Building strong, respectful relationships
Building strong, respectful relationships

A clear, transparent line of communication, clear expectations and mutual respect - one principal shares her school's approach to building strong parent and family relationships.

Pastoral care: A 10-step plan
Pastoral care: A 10-step plan

Regular reviews of policies and practices help to systematically assess pastoral care resources, strengths, needs, threats and opportunities. This action plan will make the process easy.

Motivation and successful teaching
Motivation and successful teaching

How are you feeling today? According to researcher Rebecca Collie, the way you feel will impact your work in the classroom.