Stress Awareness - Developing Techniques - For teachers and support staff

To be completed by: Wed 27 Jan 2016

Time: -Wed 27 Jan 2016 | Venue:

This course has a strong focus on a practical self-care approach to help staff identify stress in the workplace and manage its effects to improve health and wellbeing. There is a separate course for leaders.

Each delegate is provided with a workbook and throughout the day they will be asked to undertake a range of small exercises which allow them to reflect on their learning and look for opportunities in their daily lives to recognise trigger points, adapt to challenges and change behaviours.

Understand and Identify Stress

  • What “stress” is – and what it isn’t.
  • The differences between pressure, healthy stress and negative stress.
  • The range of physical and psychological effects of stress on the mind and body and the differences between acute and chronic stress.
  • Stress in the workplace: signs and symptoms & key stress factors in teaching
  • Lesson observations / walk-ins and stress
  • Managing the workload
  • Pupil behaviour and stress

Build Resilience

  • Understanding resilience and resiliency
  • Self-esteem and self-efficacy
  • Coping mechanisms: fight, flight or thinking differently
  • The 5 main factors of resilience
  • Measuring personal resilience
  • The benefits of developing a resilient mind-set
  • How to switch off

Self-Care & Support

  • Tools and techniques for managing stress
  • Signpost to a range of further resources for self-help

Review & Action Plan

  • Review of training
  • Evaluation of tools and techniques
  • Personal outcomes and action plan


There will be a charge of £120 per person, this includes all workbooks, materials and refreshments. Lunch will be provided.

Date and Venue:

2nd February 2016 @ Margaret McMillan Towers, Princes Way, Bradford, BD1 1NN - 9.30am - 4.30pm

To book places:

Please complete the booking form on the link below and also contact Chloe Daglass on 01274 437668.

Link to the Workforce Development training course databaseLink to the Workforce Development Booking Form

If you have any queries about this course, please contact Workforce Development on 01274 434503.

*Due to the high demand for our courses it is important that you inform us in advance if you cannot attend. You may be charged if you fail to attend a course and do not inform us.


Published: 27/01/2016
Audience: Available to all school staff.
Contact: Chloe Daglass

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