This unit creates an opportunity for staff to empower themselves and their colleagues with practical wellbeing strategies that will support them personally and professionally.

Whole-staff inclusion provides staff with a chance to air challenges and grievances in a supportive and solution-focused environment.

Aims and outcomes

Participants will:

  • unearth the underlying problems that trigger stress in the school
  • assess the coping strategies already in place
  • explore alternative wellbeing strategies
  • investigate ‘unfreakability’ and what that looks like in a teacher
  • discover the secrets of power breathing.

Unit content

  • Introduction and review
  • Unfreakability
  • Breathing control
  • Meaningful change and plenary
  • Plenary

Group study section

  • Download the trainer notes, presentation and handouts at the bottom of this page.
  • Read through the content before delivering to participants.
  • Consider how to make the additional reading available to participants after the session.