Episode 2: Why I can’t be a cog anymore
Janine (host) riffs on the topic of the commodification of human beings and how we can practice radical compassion.
Episode 1: Barbara J Smith: What teachers need to thrive
Listen to Barbara J Smith talk about how we can better attract and retain teachers and manage school budgets to make the difference that students and teachers need.
Blog: Arts and sports are the essence of life – not optional extras
So why do I believe that sports and arts are the essence of life? Why do I believe they should be the heart and soul of the curriculum? Because they teach us what it is to be human. Because they connect us with our ancestors. Because they have and always will be our ‘culture’. They…
Episode 14: Annabelle Knight: Connection, courage and passion
Annabelle Knight talks about the importance of putting people and relationships at the centre of education and how deep collaboration can provide multiple solutions for evolving the education system.
Episode 13: Emergency pep talk (for teachers)
Janine Meadley, host of the Teacher Healer podcast gives teachers an emergency pep talk.
Episode 12: Rachael Dubois: Building empathy through drama education
Rachael Dubois shares some of her most powerful moments working with audiences and unpacks the value that drama education can bring to young people and adults alike.
Episode 11: Megan Corcoran: Supporting teacher wellbeing
Megan Corcoran speaks about the importance of slow teaching and the importance of building deep connections with colleagues. We’ll also discuss the challenges that are driving teachers out of the classroom in droves and the solutions for teacher wellbeing that Megan and her colleagues are offering at Teacher’s Well.
Blog: What we need in a leader
There’s something more we want (and need) from our leaders. It’s deeper than physical and materials needs. We need our leaders to see us in all our humanness.
Episode 10: Lael Stone: Creating an emotionally safe school
Listen to Lael speak about her journey with Woodline Primary School and her dream for an education system that prioritises emotional wellbeing for teachers and students.
Episode 9: Using breath to control the autonomic nervous system
How could you use cold therapy and breathwork to come back into your parasympathetic nervous system, and how could you support the children in your life to do the same?