By showing you what you can do to assess, manage, and reduce the time you spend on school work, this book will help you achieve a better work-life balance.

How Do You Take Care of Yourself – and others?
How do you take care of yourself – and others?
  • Work-Life balance
  • Time management
  • Managing stress
  • Make your school a better place to work in

Research tells us that those who become teachers do so for a number of reasons, of which the most important is often related to the children and being involved in their growth and development. Those entering teaching do so mainly for intrinsic reasons, though extrinsic factors play a part (Edmonds et al., 2002). Teachers and headteachers rarely put their own needs in front of others – they are not good at looking after themselves! This chapter argues that it is important to consider your own welfare and wellbeing if for no ...

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