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SENCO Wellbeing Strategies: Navigating Stress

by | Dec 26, 2022

SENCO Wellbeing Strategies: Navigating Stress

by | Dec 26, 2022

Enhancing Wellbeing for SENCOs and Teachers

Fostering SENCO Wellbeing in Challenging Environments

In a rejuvenating session led by Lynn How, participants delved into “SENCO Wellbeing Strategies,” addressing the multifaceted pressures educators face. With her extensive background in primary education and special focus on social, emotional health, and SEN, Lynn offered practical advice on how SENCOs and teachers can navigate the complexities of their roles while maintaining their wellbeing.

Key SENCO Strategies for Emotional Wellbeing

The webinar highlighted essential techniques for emotional regulation and survival in tough educational landscapes. Participants learned the importance of taking deliberate breaks and implementing strategies to cope with stressful situations effectively. Lynn emphasized the critical role of communication in supporting both personal wellbeing and fostering positive interactions with students.

Resources and Continued Support

Lynn How, known for her educational consultancy, authorship, and leadership in teacher wellbeing, shared insights from her upcoming “SENCO Survival” book and other resources. Lynn has spent countless years supporting SENCOs with stategies for wellbeing, her dedication to the community is one of the reasons we look forward to working with her more often.

This enlightening session with Lynn How provided valuable tools and perspectives for SENCOs and teachers striving to balance the demands of their professions with personal wellbeing. By focusing on practical strategies for stress management and emotional regulation, Lynn highlighted paths towards a more sustainable and fulfilling career in education.

A Word from SENsible SENCO:

Given the significant impact of SENCO burnout as a leading reason for SENCOs leaving their positions, prioritizing SENCO wellbeing is essential in their daily responsibilities. The strategies that Lynn outlines are readily accessible and adaptable to various contexts. It’s crucial to remember your importance; your optimal mental and physical condition is vital. Without it, the children we are all dedicated to supporting could be adversely affected. If you find yourself in need of support or assistance, please don’t hesitate to reach out. We are here to help you thrive in your SENCO role.