mental health

Teacher & Student Wellbeing: The Problem & How We Can Fix It.

children's mental health, Education, leadership, Life Skills, mental health, motivation, staff wellbeing, student mental health, teaching, team building

Teaching is the best job in the world. I have no doubt about it. To have the privilege of each day walking into a room and being able to shape and mould the minds and lives of young people is…

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Tackling Misogyny & Sexual Harassment

diversity, Education, equality, human rights, inclusion, mental health, sexism, sexual harassment, teaching

I frequently run workshops in schools on sex and relationships. As part of these workshops I spend considerable time addressing respect, self-respect, consent and sexual harassment. Along the way I  ask students to discuss these five questions in groups: Would…

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A Crisis of Hope: How Covid is affecting mental health in schools.

Education, leadership, mental health, motivation, staff wellbeing, teaching

Recent surveys have shown that: two thirds of young people (68%) said their mental health got worse during lockdown. young people are more likely to have experienced poor mental health during lockdown than adults.[i] more than 50% of teachers report…

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Letter to my Daughter starting University

Business Coaching, Education, leadership, Life Skills, mental health, motivation

Dear Amy-Beth   It feels crazy that you are leaving for university so soon after being born! The past 18 years have been amazing but they have flown by far too quickly. I worry that I have not told you…

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How I came back from the brink of a breakdown and started a new venture.

Business Coaching, Life Coaching

About a year and a half ago I came to the brink.  I’m a very active, go-at-the-job-full-pelt sort of person.  I’m rarely, if ever, idle.  I’ve been in education and leadership for twenty years and always prided myself on managing…

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