Video: What creates a welcoming and positive working environment for staff?

Kimberley Evans and Sam Garner discuss staff wellbeing, and small acts of kindness that can make a difference in someone's day. Listen to this webinar to learn how you can create a positive environment in your school


Sam Garner is a speaker, trainer and author specialising in mental health and SEN. She has been a SENCO in a large secondary school and is a qualified cognitive behaviour therapist and a child and adolescent counsellor. Sam has also set up a...

Kimberley gives schools the tools to identify how to improve the wellbeing of their staff. Having worked in education for more than 20 years as a teacher and TA, Kimberley set up Nourish the Workplace two years ago to make a positive difference...

In this video, recorded from the Mental Health and Wellbeing Leadership conference, Sam Garner and Kimberley Evans discuss staff wellbeing in the workplace, boosting morale and how we can try to avoid any negative staff interactions in the future.

Topics included are:

  • taking a people-first approach to supporting staff 
  • how 'duvet days' can positively impact staff attendance
  • maintaining good physical and mental health
  • the importance of appreciating TAs.

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Last Updated Date: 
14 Mar 2023