Astra Wellbeing CPD Course for teachers

Mat Smith Photography 20150918 - Jess Ivey and students
 
We are delighted to announce the launch of our wellbeing CPD course, "Looking after your most precious resource: yourself" on 16th November 2021, with a face-to-face twilight session hosted at Kings Church in Amersham. The course aims to provide practical tips and resources for staff to improve their wellbeing and self-care, managing workload, developing positive relationships and finding agency.
 
The session dates are provided on the attached flyer, with the first one being face-to-face and the following sessions delivered via Zoom.
 
The course will be faciiltated by Dr Emma Kell and Adrian Bethune across 6 twilight sessions this year.  More information about these expert colleagues is provided below. 
 
The cost of the 6 twilight programme is £120 per person, to include refreshments at the first session.  To book, please use this google form.
 
 
Dr Emma Kell has over 20 years’ experience as a teacher and leader in UK secondary schools and is a qualified Performance Coach. Emma speaks and facilitates regularly on teacher wellbeing, recruitment and retention with teachers, governors, MATs and unions. She writes for a variety of publications including TES and BBC Teach. Emma has completed a doctorate on teacher well-being and parenting at Middlesex University. Emma is author of How To Survive in Teaching (Bloomsbury, 2018) and A Little Guide For Teachers: Wellbeing and Self-Care.
 
Adrian Bethune is a part-time teacher at a primary school in Aylesbury, the Education Policy co-lead at the Mindfulness Initiative, founder of Teachappy and dad to two young boys. In 2012, he was awarded a ‘Happy Hero’ medal by Lord Richard Layard at the House of Lords for his work on developing wellbeing in schools. In 2015, he was invited to speak at the Action For Happiness event, Creating A Happier World, on stage with the Dalai Lama. Adrian is author of the award-winning Wellbeing In The Primary Classroom – A Practical Guide To Teaching Happiness (Bloomsbury, 2018) and co-author with Dr Emma Kell of A Little Guide to Teacher Wellbeing and Self-care (Sage, 2020). He is also the lead author of the Oxford International Curriculum for Wellbeing.