Learning To Be

This guest post by Rev Sam Wernham explores the pressures and joys of learning outside of the formal education system. This post forms part of our wellbeing and education series.

Wellbeing as Core School Business - What it is and Why it Matters

Guest post by Sue Roffey, as part of our wellbeing and education series

There seems to be a lack of clarity around what wellbeing in school means and uncertainty about how you ‘do’ it. This article aims to untangle this confusing concept so that educators, parents and policy-makers know what we are talking about, why wellbeing in education is critical for both healthy development and learning, and how to begin to go about it. These are just the headlines! There is a raft of evidence in both educational and psychology literature supporting the value of this approach. Once you begin to put all of the strands together it becomes a no-brainer! I start with what it isn’t …

Exploring Education and Wellbeing, with #Teacher5adayslowchat

Education is vital for wellbeing; it is not simply about preparing for a job, but is a preparation for life. Plus, as we all know, learning can be a life-long adventure that does not stop once you leave school. Here at the Network of Wellbeing (NOW) we are running a series on education and wellbeing in the week beginning 29th August, to explore the connections between wellbeing and education. As part of this series, we are also partnering with #teacher5adayslowchat – an active online discussion about teacher wellbeing.