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Leading with compassion for self and others: Mental health and wellbeing for principals and senior leaders

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11 June 2021
9:30 am - 11:30 am
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These have been difficult times and, as a leader, you will have felt the burden of having the ultimate responsibility for the safety and wellbeing of all your learners and staff. You will have had to support staff, deal with their emotions, and make rapid and difficult decisions when everything was uncertain and nobody knew what was the right thing to do.

As we inch forward to some kind of normality following the pandemic, this is a good time to take stock. How are you? How are you dealing with all this? How are you feeling about the future? We have been so effective at promoting the mental health of learners and staff but maybe this is the time to start seriously thinking about the mental health and wellbeing of leaders.

Join us for three sessions to look at trauma, wellbeing and compassion for self and others. The sessions will be interactive, but safe spaces for you to explore your wellbeing as a leader. All sessions will run from 9.30 – 11.30:

  • June 11
  • June 18
  • June 24

Using what we already know about trauma-informed practice and mental health that we use to work with learners and staff, we will consider how we can use this to look at our own vulnerability from a compassionate viewpoint and how we can begin to think about our wellbeing in a meaningful way for ourselves but also as leaders.

This course is free for senior leaders in Natspec member colleges. The number of spaces is limited.


Book your place

If you find that you cannot attend, please let us know as soon as possible so that we can make the space available for others.  

By booking a place on this course, you’re agreeing to our cancellation terms and conditions.

Please visit the zoom registration page to book your place for this event. You only need to book once and use the same link for all 3 events. Please contact with any queries.

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