Well At Work
by EdCan
The Well at Work podcast is a conversation with Canadian K-12 educators and researchers about workplace mental health and well-being.
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Lors de cet épisode, Monique, Julie et Marie-Ève affirment que croire dans les autres et la capacité du système nous aide à accompagner le personnel scolaire ainsi qu’à répondre aux besoins des élèves ayant des besoins particuliers. De plus, elles…

Have you checked-in with yourself today? Self-regulation can’t be effectively taught to students unless the adults teaching them how to self-regulate can do it for themselves first. As an educator, it’s important to check-in with how you’re feeling as…

Lors de ce épisode, Lysanne nous parle de sa transition comme opératrice des systèmes de communication chez la Police Provinciale de l’Ontario, à la secrétaire de l’école élémentaire catholique Sainte-Anne. Elle nous explique comment elle contribue à…

Lors ce cet épisode, Annick, leader du bien-être et de la santé mentale, nous explique pourquoi il est important de fournir aux enfants dès un jeune âge des outils sociaux-émotionnels. Elle nous explique les différences entre les trois paliers…

featuring Kristen Brock, Rosetta Doolan, Amanda LaBoucane, Gail Markin, Byron Robbie, Theresa Verdiel & Jackie Brown

When you’re constantly encountering negative situations in the workplace, your mental health can take a hit. How do we look after…

featuring Gail Markin, Charlie Naylor & Theresa Verdiel

Three B.C. school districts held a series of focus groups that asked staff these four questions: “What does well-being mean to you?” “What in your personal life helps or hinders your…

featuring Cindy Andrew, Tawnie Gaudreau, Byron Robbie & David Strange

If we want to change the system, then we need to first understand it. The research is clear – staff who have a positive sense of well-being can better support the well-being and…

ft. Gail Markin, Theresa Verdiel, Kristen Brock, Cindy Andrew & Charlie Naylor

Beginning the conversation isn’t difficult. To engage staff in conversations about well-being, we need to listen to their stories and lived experiences. We also need to…

Featuring Dr. Shirley Giroux

Being both a teacher and a parent means being a full-time caregiver – both at work and at home. With the piled up demands of the workplace and family life, how can teachers better care for themselves? More importantly,…

Featuring Lisa Baylis

There’s an enormous amount of pressure that’s put on educators – both from the workplace and from their own inner critic. This comes at a cost as educators are really good at putting others first yet often don’t look after their…

Featuring Dr. Katina Pollock

With higher workloads, long hours, and increasing demands, principals’ work is intensifying, threatening recruitment, retention, and job performance.

Featuring Gail Markin

Educators strive to foster a sense of belonging among students in their classroom. We know the benefits that strong relationships can have on student development and learning. Why not flip the script? Educators also need to feel…

Featuring Dr. Astrid Kendrick

There’s a cone of silence around what you can admit to in the workplace – how you’re feeling, behaving, and how things are genuinely going for you. Sound familiar? There’s actually a term for this – “emotional labour.”

Featuring Dr. Lisa Lucas

Teacher candidates are prepared to care for students in the classroom, but often they’re less prepared to take care of themselves. Why does educator self-care matter in the workplace?

Featuring Dr. Susan Rodger

Stress can be good – there’s a healthy level at which we all need to have some stress to respond in appropriate ways. But when the stress gets so big that it overwhelms our ability to cope, then there’s a problem.