Back to School: Staff wellbeing and support

In this 12-page guide, we consider how lockdown has affected the wellbeing and mental health of school staff and offer practical advice and ideas for promoting wellbeing and supporting colleagues, both now and this autumn

Editorial Comment: Chaotic guidance is exhausting

The chaotic nature of the DfE’s guidance around coronavirus is exhausting schools and must be addressed if school’s are to re-open more fully in September, says Kevin Courtney
Best Practice
Knowledge Bank


What is the biggest driver of leadership workload?

VOTE Inspection preparation (60%)

VOTE Parental complaints/engagement (2%)

VOTE Behaviour (4%)

VOTE Staffing issues (11%)

VOTE Government policy/initiatives (11%)

VOTE The curriculum (3%)

VOTE Child protection (8%)

VOTE Finance and management (1%)

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