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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Is violent behaviour in our schools being normalized and even hidden. Have we thought deeply enough about what is at the root of the problem of escalating violence against teachers and school staff.

Chris Bruckert is a Professor of criminology at…

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Is violent behaviour in our schools being normalized and even hidden. Have we thought deeply enough about what is at the root of the problem of escalating violence against teachers and school staff.

Chris Bruckert is a Professor of criminology at…

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Sometimes workplace wellness can be nurtured while busy doing other things. That was the case for Dayna Landry and her colleagues at Aurora Elementary School in Alberta’s Wild Rose School Division. Learn how their dedication to obtaining a Healthy…

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For Dr. Tina Boogren, self-care is not a program or even a set of practices. It’s about a disposition—a way of looking at the world. It’s about hanging on to your “why” and letting that guide you along the way.

Follow Tina Boogren on Twitter: @THBoogren

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Building a genuinely accepting and inclusive school culture is a shared responsibility.

In part two of this two-part episode, Dr. André P. Grace discusses the importance of taking an SGM-inclusive approach to education and how school leaders, staff,…

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In part one of this two-part episode, Dr. André P. Grace discusses the work that remains to be done in providing teachers with the knowledge and resources to address SGM- inclusion and accommodation in schools. Equally important to consider is how…

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Effective school leaders are key to creating healthy schools. Yet, work intensification continues to threaten principal recruitment and retention – and ultimately staff and student performance.

In this episode, Dr. Fei Wang shares key findings from…

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Think about some of the best schools you’ve ever worked at. What made these workplaces stand out?

In this episode, Dr. Ilene Winokur discusses the power of belonging in the workplace and the positive impacts it can have on K-12 staff well-being.

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School is a learning environment for students – but it’s also a workplace for adults where far too many K-12 staff are experiencing unprecedented levels of stress and burnout.

In this episode, educator and union leader Grant Frost discusses the…

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In part two of this episode, Elizabeth Tingle discusses ways we can begin creating a more positive narrative around teacher well-being and how doing so can transform school culture.

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Author

Stephen Hurley
Chief Catalyst, voicEd Radio Canada

Stephen Hurley has spent nearly 40 years as an educator. He has experience as a classroom teacher, a curriculum consultant, a teacher educator and a policy observer.

He has a strong relationship with the EdCan Network (formerly the Canadian Education Association), an organization that inspired the launch and evolution of voicEd Radio Canada.

Hurley believes that stronger connections between education research, practice and policy are essential to the type of change that will be necessary in Canada's public education systems moving forward.