• Summary
  • Contents
  • Subject index

Successful teachers are able to motivate and inspire the children they teach and this is a skill that can only be supported by understanding good practice. This book gives you smart, pragmatic guidance backed by evidence-based research on how to engage and inspire in your teaching. It looks at both how you can influence and shape the learning that goes on in your classroom and how you can apply key lessons to your own professional development as a teacher. Key coverage includes: • The psychology of motivation and its implications for the classroom • Behaviour for learning • Essential advice on of safeguarding, mental health and wellbeing • Active learning and engaging your pupils in the learning process • How to develop as a professional and empowered teacher

Well-being and safeguarding pupils and teachers
Well-being and safeguarding pupils and teachers
Chapter guide

In this chapter, you will learn about:

  • Current concerns of pupils and teachers
  • Complex aspects of well-being and safeguarding of pupils and teachers
  • Risk factors: Accountability without responsibility, isolation, basic needs, cultural needs
  • Protective factors: Validation, social and peer support, flourishing and existing
  • Approaches to well-being in pupils and teachers
  • Understanding the roles teachers and other professionals play in relation to safeguarding

There is plenty of evidence to suggest that some pupils and teachers have been having a tough time in schools in recent years. Concerns are particularly focused on safeguarding, mental health and well-being of children and their teachers. On the one hand, there is evidence that more and younger children are experiencing mental health difficulties. Research on ...

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