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.
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?
Episode 8: Amanda Freeman: Supporting individual needs and energies
A former adult educator, experienced Reiki Master and parent of teenagers, Amanda Freeman understands how important it is to cater for diverse learner needs and meet people where they are at. Listen to talk about the potential for energy healing in education.
Episode 6: Francean McCall: Alternatives to mainstream classroom education
When her life took an unexpected turn, Francean had to find ways to continue her passion for teaching – outside of the traditional classroom environment.
Blog: If change is the only constant, why do we ask kids to plan so far ahead?
If there’s one thing that has become very clear to me over the past few weeks (and years), it is that nothing stays the same forever. We are all vulnerable to the unexpected. The pandemic has taught us all that literally anything could happen at any time. So why doesn’t school reflect this?
Blog: School can break us, but it can heal us too: This is my story.
This is the story of what it’s been like to be a ‘gay’ teacher in a changing world. It’s a story of sadness, but it’s also a story of hope; because so much has changed since I first started teaching.