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Stress and Resilience For Teachers: For Individuals

This course will teach you how to manage pressure, reduce the likelihood of suffering stress, and give you strategies to build your resilience.

Welcome To Stress and Resilience For Teachers

I am extremely excited to deliver Stress and Resilience For Teachers to you. Enrolling online means you can dive into the course whenever it suits you. Learn how to reduce stress and increase resilience in the comfort of your own home, at work or indeed anywhere with a decent internet connection.

You already know how to teach. It's all the other stuff around teaching that can weigh you down and overwhelm you.


What Will You Learn?

This course will teach you how to manage pressure, reduce the likelihood of suffering stress, and give you strategies to build your resilience. It's a course that will improve your wellbeing and at the end you will be able to:

  • Recognise where you are on the 'pressure curve'
  • Quickly employ an easy to use method to diffuse pressurised situations
  • Clarify the difference between pressure and stress
  • Benefit from the psychological phenomenon know as 'Duration Neglect'
  • Avoid allowing unpleasant tasks to stagnate and bring you down
  • Harness your ability to focus on what is working
  • Recognise the transformative power of 'sharing a joy'
  • Understand the ability of a leaky perspective to change how you feel for the better
  • Identify key stress factors in yourself and others
  • Understand how the negativity bias is both a blessing and a curse
  • Learn how to counter the negativity bias
  • Schedule simple but effective activities that support wellbeing
  • Learn how to take responsibility for your personal barriers to wellbeing
  • Better notice elements of resilience in yourself and others and develop them
  • Understand the importance of 'stepping back'
  • Have a variety of ways of 'stepping back'
  • Recognise the value of a supportive network
  • Create shortcuts to reducing that worrying feeling
  • Take action to reduce automatic negative thoughts and their accumulative effect
  • Understand how explicit and detailed gratitude is an effective weapon
  • Easily incorporate resilience exercises into your daily schedule
  • Take inspiration from people who have suffered terrible events yet blossomed anyway
  • Understand the impact and influence of your own personality and perspectives
  • Leave with real world strategies to help you reduce stress and increase your resilience

You will get a clear understanding of how to deal with pressure and learn the benefits of increased resilience. The course offers many easy to implement strategies to achieve long term well-being.

Who Is This Course For?

Although this course is directed primarily at teachers, it is entirely suitable for non teaching staff working in a school environment. Staff who've found this course incredibly helpful include:

  • Teachers
  • SLT
  • Business Managers
  • Office Teams
  • Premises Managers
  • Teaching Assistants
  • INCOs / SENCOs

For more information or if you have any questions please contact me



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Class Curriculum



Your Instructor


Iain Smith
Iain Smith

Meet Iain
My name is Iain Smith and I specialise in the dark arts of personal effectiveness in the workplace.

I am a fully qualified teacher with a PGCE from the University of Cambridge (Homerton College) as well as a BA (Hons) in English. I hold a number of coaching diplomas, including Coaching Within Education and Personal Performance Coaching, from The Coaching Academy, the world's leading coaching training provider. I am also a fully qualified NLP Practitioner.

As a secondary English teacher I've taught in a village school in rural Tanzania, a prestigious state school in Istanbul, Leeds Metropolitan University and a handful of secondary schools across the South East of England.

As a coach and trainer I've spent the last decade working with senior leaders and whole school staff, focusing on giving them the skills they need in order to be the best they can be. Teachers know how to teach; I help teachers to effectively deal with all the other detritus that the job brings.

Learning the so called soft skills about how to manage time, communicate, deal with pressure has had a wonderful impact on my life. Sharing these skills with my clients, teachers like you, has had a far reaching impact. It has been a pleasure and privilege to know that many teachers I've worked with have stayed on and continued in a job that, although they loved, they thought they were going to have to leave due to the pressures.

I am married to a wonderful woman from the south of England and we live in the UK with our two adolescent daughters, both of whom kindly test my strategies for communication and dealing with pressure on a regular basis.

My wife is an infant school teacher in charge of Early Years. My sister is a Year 6 teacher. Many of my friends are secondary school teachers. I work day to day coaching and training teachers from Infant, Primary, Secondary, Colleges and PRUs. I support teachers from private and state organisations, religious and secular. I suppose I'm letting you know that I understand what schools are about.

I know that the content in these courses I invite you to enroll in has unlocked doors for many teachers and I anticipate that learning the skills within will open new doors for you too. Welcome.


Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish. It can be at the start of the year, in the middle or right at the end.
How long do I have access to the course?
Forever. This isn't a subscription. It's a one-time purchase. After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course forever, over all the terms and school holidays, across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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