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10 ways to support staff wellbeing and work-life balance
Find out how 3 schools reduced workload and improved work-life balance for their staff. Use their ideas to retain great people, save on recruitment and make your school a happier place.
- Ask for staff opinions
- Consult with staff and union representatives
- Give teachers and leaders extra PPA and let them plan together
- Create a positive working environment and culture of collaboration
- Be clear on scheduling and the purpose of meetings
- Focus on ‘meaningful' marking, planning and report writing
- Value staff and allow days off for once-in-a-lifetime events
- Offer CPD and social activities
- Provide flu jabs and offer twilight training
- Distribute school improvement workload evenly between all staff
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