Real-time Resilience: Staying strong on the frontline with Ruth Robertson

Denise spoke recently with Ruth Robertson, business psychologist and organisational and leadership development specialist, about her STRONG resilience model that is attracting interest and support from the health sector and beyond. You can watch the video for a brief overview of the STRONG model works and how you could use it. You can also click here…

Real-time Resilience: School’s Back Online: How to Avoid the Overwhelm

This week was a start back to online school for students around the country. We know teachers will have been feeling more nervous than students so Adrienne Buckingham talked to Rowan Taigel, experienced educator and wellbeing facilitator with NZIWR and WhatifPLD, about advice for teachers this week. Her focus on high tolerance and low expectations,…

Real-time Resilience #9: School’s Back Online: how to avoid the overwhelm

This week was a start back to online school for students around the country. We know teachers will have been feeling more nervous than students so Adrienne Buckingham talked to Rowan Taigel, experienced educator and wellbeing facilitator with NZIWR and WhatifPLD, about advice for teachers this week. Her focus on high tolerance and low expectations,…

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

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…

Thriving Learning Communities — With Jillian Coppley

How can we build thriving learning communities by focusing on what’s strong and not what’s wrong? Denise talks to Jillian Coppley, 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,…

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

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…