Real-time Resilience: Leading teams who are working from home during challenging times

Author: Dr Denise Quinlan & Dr Lucy Hone

  • April 08, 2020
  • 15:26 pm

Any person “conducting a business or undertaking” has a duty to manage the health and safety of workers performing remote or isolated work. At NZIWR we have decades of experience of WFH, much of it while dealing with tough stuff. The result? We have unique insights that are proving useful now. Here are our tips…

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Thriving Learning Communities — With Jillian Coppley-Darwish

Author: Jillian Coppley-Darwish

  • April 07, 2020
  • 12:00 pm

How can we build thriving learning communities by focusing on what’s strong and not what’s wrong? Denise talks to Jillian Coppley-Darwish, about Thriving Learning Communities — a programme that works by helping educators to focus on ‘what’s strong not what’s wrong’ in their students. Listen as Jillian explains how Thriving Learning Communities helps build self-awareness,…

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Real-time Resilience: Not Killing Nigel – Staying Sane & Kind in Your Bubble

Author: Denise Quinlan

  • April 02, 2020
  • 13:46 pm

Denise talks with Lucy about the strategies she is using to avoid losing the plot with the people in her bubble. Not Killing Nigel also comes as a downloadable PDF so you can make a plan for the people in your bubble. We’ve also included a download of Alex Fulton’s Door Hang ‘I’m just isolating…

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Real-time Resilience: Supporting Young People

Author: Dr Emma Woodward

  • April 02, 2020
  • 11:58 am

In this podcast NZIWR’s clinical director, Dr Emma Woodward, talks to Dr Denise Quinlan about how to explain Level 4 self-isolation to young people and how to plan to support them during this period. We hope these resources will support you and those you care for during this period. We will also continue to post…

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Problem-based learning — with Rowan Taigel

Author: Rowan Taigel

  • April 01, 2020
  • 09:44 am

How can we make learning engaging and meaningful for students? This was the challenge Rowan Taigel took on when she turned the curriculum, and the traditional approach to NCEA, upside down – focusing first on the problems students wanted to solve, then the skills they needed to do that, and engaging them to find their…

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How can we look through our cultural lens and see our common humanity? — With Dr Tayyab Rashid

Author: Dr Tayyab Rashid

  • March 25, 2020
  • 14:31 pm

How can we look through our cultural lens and see our common humanity? Tayyab explains to Denise how his experience of living in other cultures has taught him to notice variation within each culture. He encourages us to notice that variation rather than stereotyping, and to always pay attention to our shared humanity. After working…

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Leading Change for Wellbeing — with Dr Chris Jansen

Author: Dr Chris Jansen

  • March 17, 2020
  • 12:14 pm

How can we remind people that they are part of a collective and that a collective can solve anything? In this podcast Denise talks with Dr Chris Jansen about leading change. In contrast to old models of the heroic leader dashing in to save us all, Chris emphasises the need for everyone to be involved…

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Wellbeing learning for students and parents — with Dr Ase Fagerlund

Author: Dr Ase Fagerlund

  • March 10, 2020
  • 16:31 pm

<strong>How can we help parents – as well as children – to learn about wellbeing?</strong> <p>In this interview, Dr Ase Fagerlund shares the story of a multi-year, multi-school project she has led in Finland. As well as working with schools to support teaching of wellbeing to students, Ase also worked with groups of parents to…

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Coaching for Whole-school Wellbeing — with Professor Christian van Niewerburgh

Author: Professor Christian van Niewerburgh

  • March 03, 2020
  • 17:08 pm

Can coaching be about whole-system change as well as individual support? In this interview with Denise Quinlan, Christian van Niewerburgh explains why coaching is not an indulgence – at its heart, coaching is about being able to support the wellbeing of others. Christian values the range of ways coaching can support wellbeing in education: teachers…

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