Monday 11 November to
Friday 15 November 2019
Friday 15 November 2019
Five live webinars over five days
Monday 11 November 2019: 4.00pm to 5.00pm
Providing Perspective – Jeannette James and Jacqui Van de Velde
How can school leaders nurture and support a culture of wellbeing? Teacher wellbeing has been the focus of Headspace Schools and a Resilience Centre research project in conjunction with psychology students from Macquarie University’s PACE program. Jeannette will share resources for your school whilst Jacqui will share findings from The Teacher Wellbeing Project. A solution focused wellbeing mindset for those in teaching will be discussed.
Tuesday 12 November 2019: 8.30am to 9.30am
Executive Change Management – Peter Rouse
What headway are school leaders making in response to challenges? Peter will share his experiences and strategies used to lead his school, highlighting key points of leadership throughout change management, resulting in meaningful change impacting staff students and families. He will provide attendees with insight into how they can identify potential triggers, communicate across their schools, and create a wave of change to benefit all.
Wednesday 13 November 2019: 4.00pm to 5.00pm
Valuing a Culture of Wellbeing – Darren Cox and Margaret Pond
Education is a naturally fast-paced and pressured environment, and connecting staff, students and community is critical. Darren will share the methods he has used and challenges faced in building positive frameworks within the community of his rapidly evolving school to result in constructive learning outcomes, whilst Margaret will discuss how improved wellbeing awareness in junior school impacts middle and high school.
Thursday 14 November 2019: 4.00pm to 5.00pm
Regional and Rural Experience – Kathy Rembisz and Darryl Ball
There is a fine line between home and work in regional schools, close relationships with families and locations create a tight network to live and work. Focusing on the unique demands, pressures and impacts of regional and rural schools, our speakers will share their methods of managing conflict in these condition.
Friday 15 November 2019: 8.30am to 9.30am
Community Voice and Impact – Linda McNeil and Jason Graham-Nye
Interactions between families and school staff cannot be underestimated, they set the tone for students to value or devalue their education as a whole. Zoning into the parent experience, our speakers will share their learnings for working with school communities. They will provide perspective and suggestions on the value to families and alumni of engaging with their schools.