This is a practical training program designed for school leaders, administrators, staff, and management teams working in the educational sector. The course aims to help participants understand, manage, and reduce the stress commonly experienced in their roles, ultimately promoting a balanced and healthier work-life environment.
Throughout the course, participants will learn to recognize the sources of stress unique to the educational field and understand how stress can impact their roles. They'll explore a range of stress management techniques, such as self-care practices, mindfulness, relaxation, and strategies to maintain physical health. The program also emphasizes the importance of creating a supportive school environment that promotes stress resilience among staff and encourages work-life balance. Participants will gain skills to cope with stress-related challenges, including decision-making, conflict management, and effective time management.
By the end of the course, participants will have the tools to reduce stress, enhance their well-being, and prevent burnout. They will develop personalized stress management plans, promoting balance and sustainability in their school management roles.
1. Identify and Manage Stressors: Recognize the sources of stress unique to school management and develop strategies to effectively manage them.
2. Implement Stress Reduction Techniques: Apply stress reduction techniques, including self-care practices, mindfulness, relaxation, and physical health strategies, to alleviate stress.
3. Foster a Well-Being Culture: Create a supportive and well-being-focused school environment to promote stress resilience among staff and encourage work-life balance.
4. Develop Coping Strategies: Develop coping skills to handle stress-related challenges, including decision-making, conflict management, time management, and effective crisis communication.
5. Enhance Work-Life Balance: Learn how to strike a balance between professional responsibilities and personal life, reducing the risk of burnout and maintaining long-term effectiveness.
6. Personalized Stress Management Plan: Develop a personalized stress management action plan, tailored to their unique needs and roles in school management.
7. Networking and Support: Discover and connect with networking and support resources to maintain and further develop stress management and well-being strategies in their school management roles.
Lessons take place from Monday to Friday in the morning.
Day 1 - Monday: Understanding School-Related Stress
Welcoming and Course Introduction
Recognizing Sources of Stress in School Leadership & Identifying Early Warning Signs of Burnout
Impact of Stress on School Management
The Role of Emotional Intelligence in Stress Management
Strategies for Effective Stress Self-Assessment
Day 2 - Tuesday: Stress Management Techniques
Stress Reduction Strategies for School Leaders: Self-Care and Well-Being Practices
Mindfulness and Relaxation Techniques
Time Management for Stress Reduction
Balancing Work and Life Responsibilities
Techniques for Managing Stress-Inducing Situations
Day 3 - Wednesday: Cultivating a Supportive School Environment
Promoting Stress Resilience and developing a Well-Being Culture in the School Community
Encouraging Work-Life Balance for School Personnel
Stress-Reduction Workshops for Staff
Implementing Wellness Programs in the School
Day 4 - Thursday: Coping with Stress-Related Challenges
Stress-Related Decision-Making and Problem Solving
Managing Conflict and Difficult Conversations
Effective Time Management and Prioritization
Stress and Crisis Communication
Day 5 - Friday: Achieving Balance and Sustainability
Recap of Stress Management Strategies
Developing a Personalized Stress Management Action Plan
Course Evaluation and Future Well-Being Planning
Validation of Erasmus+ mobility documents
The 5-day course fee per participant is set at 400€, which provides comprehensive coverage for all aspects of the program. This fee includes the following:
Course Materials: Participants will receive all necessary course materials, including handouts, guides, and resources, to support their learning throughout the program.
Administrative Support: Participants will benefit from administrative assistance before, during, and after the course, ensuring a smooth registration process, timely communication, and any necessary follow-up support.
Monitoring and Mentoring: The course fee covers monitoring and mentoring services provided by experienced professionals who will guide participants throughout the program, offering personalized support, feedback, and guidance.
Coffee Breaks: Participants will enjoy refreshments during coffee breaks, fostering networking opportunities and providing a relaxed environment for informal discussions and interactions.
Other Inclusions: The fee also covers any additional services or resources required for the successful implementation of the course, ensuring a comprehensive and fulfilling learning experience.
We strive to ensure that participants receive exceptional value for their investment in the course, with the fee covering a wide range of services and resources that contribute to their professional development and overall satisfaction.