Love Teaching, Keep Teaching:

The essential guide to improving well-being at all levels in schools.

Peter Radford

After an unprecedented 18 months of great uncertainty and moving goalposts, teachers and leaders are experiencing burnout and disillusionment on a scale unknown before. And yet the challenges for education have never been greater: a mental health crisis, a rapidly changing job market, a shrinking global village and a fragmented society exacerbated by social media soundbites.

“With so many teachers and leaders questioning whether they can continue with the job or resigned to just ‘surviving’, never before has there been a greater need to reignite a passion for teaching and re-think the way we do education.

Love Teaching Keep Teaching provides the stimulus and tools to help education professionals at all levels to look after themselves, lead with emotional literacy and challenge thinking and norms which undermine the wellbeing and progress of our staff and students. This is not just about avoiding burnout but about loving coming to school again. It’s about, together, transforming school culture so that our schools and classrooms really do what they are supposed to: change lives and change the world.

BREAKING! I’m delighted to announce that Love Teaching, Keep Teaching: The essential guide to improving well-being at all levels in schools has made the shortlist of Learning Ladders’ ‘Best Books for Educators Summer 2021’ awards. 

Love Teaching Keep Teaching was shortlisted alongside 40 other books from a longlist of over 100 entries for our dedication to enriching the lives of educators with our writing.  The awards panel featured teachers, school leaders, and EdTech entrepreneurs including Learning Ladders’ founder, Matt Koster-Marcon, who is also Chair of the EdTech Special Interest Group at BESA.

Educational books are a great CPD resource, providing inspiration, entertainment, and new ways of thinking about education. I’m proud to be included in the list, and would also like to congratulate the other shortlisted books for their incredible work. Visit the full list of recommended books, which cover topics such as wellbeing, educational leadership, and diversity and inclusion in schools.

Love Teaching Keep Teaching

About the Author:

Peter Radford is a teacher, trainer, public speaker and coach with a wealth of experience in leadership, management and personal development. Peter began his career in youth work before entering teaching and quickly advancing into school leadership, leading two large secondary schools to achieve Unicef’s Rights Respecting School Award.

Peter is based in Dorset, UK.

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