WHY SCHOOL LEADER WELLBEING SHOULD MATTER TO THE WHOLE COMMUNITY
Article by Dr Helen Kelly, 1st January 2021
The media is filled almost every day with reports of increased stress and mental health issues that schools are facing in the wake of the current pandemic crisis. Most focus on concerns about the wellbeing of children and young people, while a smaller number seek to highlight the issues surrounding teacher stress. Very few pay attention to the increasing challenges of the school leader’s role and the impact that school leader burnout may have not just on schools but also on society.Access the article here.
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