THE PURSUIT OF WELLBEING PODCAST

Dedicated to the wellbeing of teachers, school leaders, and staff.

Pursuit of Wellbeing is the podcast where we talk about the issues affecting the wellbeing of teachers, school leaders and school staff.

I’m Maria Brosnan, an educational wellbeing specialist with over 30 years’ experience.

Together with my expert guests, we share practical health and wellbeing information, inspiration and support.

 

Regaining Your Mojo with Hannah Wilson

Regaining Your Mojo with Hannah Wilson

"(Our) mojo is a positive collision of all the different facets of what we care about, what we enjoy doing, how we can carve out a way of being that brings together that purpose, passion, and...

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The Power of Flexible Working with Lucy Rose

The Power of Flexible Working with Lucy Rose

Lucy Rose co-founded "Flexible Teacher Talent" with Lindsay Patience. They are passionate about normalising flexible working in schools in order to retain effective teachers and leaders. In this...

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Coping in a Crisis with Simon Ward

Coping in a Crisis with Simon Ward

Simon Ward is a Senior Educational Psychologist in the Wirral in the North of England, where his specialism is positive psychology and wellbeing. In this practical and fascinating episode, Simon...

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Supporting Educators with Sinead McBrearty

Supporting Educators with Sinead McBrearty

"I believe there are some things (we can do) that would make a really big difference for the whole workforce." Sinéad McBrearty is the Chief Executive Officer of Education Support, the only UK...

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Character Matters with Adrian McLean

Character Matters with Adrian McLean

"In June 2020, I made a #DiverseEd Pledge to continue to help, support and grow the number of Black males (from all denominations of Black) in teaching and Senior Leadership. However, 7 months on,...

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Fixing a Broken System with Andy Mellor

Fixing a Broken System with Andy Mellor

At what point are we going to say “the sticking plaster approach is no longer going to hold together a system that’s fundamentally broken”? Andy Mellor has over 30 year's experience teaching and...

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Teacher Empowerment with Kathryn Grice

Teacher Empowerment with Kathryn Grice

“The greatest success of the project has come from seeing teachers invest in themselves, recognise their worth and choose more of the life that they wish to live. Teachers: the possibilities are...

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The Teacher Toolkit with Ross McGill

The Teacher Toolkit with Ross McGill

Please note: in this episode Ross shares his personal story of being a sexual abuse survivor, which some people may find upsetting. "We cannot have a world-class education system on a shoestring...

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5-STEP WELLBEING ACTION PLAN

I’d like to invite you to join our 5-Step Wellbeing Action Plan online course.

We developed it specifically for teachers and school leaders to help you manage your mental, emotional and physical health; to support your relationships with colleagues and pupils; and help you cope better with uncertainty and change.