The Learning Renaissance

Work-Life Balance | Ac-Ed

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I have written this article as a way of looking at the teacher retention and recruitment issues we are currently facing in the profession. A key element is doing too much, high levels of stress and burnout.

Teaching involves passion, dedication, endless energy and a
strong sense of accountability as well as ‘personal’ responsibility. The
rewards are addictive and here in lies the problem, when do you say “No”? It’s
not easy to say “No” and so you put up with a little less personal time in
order to meet the needs of the children you teach. You do a little extra, buy
the odd resource, stay a bit longer because the benefits of doing so outweigh
the cost.

Learn to say NO

There is a case to be made for saying “No”, loudly and with
commitment and to suffering the immediate consequences but it comes at a cost
too…

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