The Education Debates Begin!

What do you think school is for? What do you believe should be taught in schools? Last night respected speakers on Education came together to debate what school is fundamentally for.  It was a superb evening of conflicting opinions about what is important for a child. Views varied – academia vs vocational; age dependent academic .. read more

Teachers must ‘parent’ failing pupils

The Independent reported today that “Heads and teachers in the country’s most disadvantaged schools should be “surrogate parents” so their pupils spend less time on difficult estates and with unsupportive parents, chief schools inspector Sir Michael Wilshaw said yesterday.” According to Felicia Huppert, Professor of Psychology, Director of the Well-being Institute, University of Cambridge  “In .. read more

Fun & Frolicking!

Just a little reminder to have fun! The wedding was, as I imagined a beautiful (and wet) day. I had lots of fun. I danced my heart out and had lots of fun dancing with friends that I love. Today I feel blessed, satisfied and content. I gave myself permission to have fun, let my .. read more

On July 15th, 2012, posted in: Blog by

Wellies Wedding!

I’m up in Gloucestershire for a friend’s wedding today.  The ceremony and celebrations will be in the middle of a field.  Needless to say, it has not been and is not “ideal” weather.  The summer of 2012 has been a wash out.  As I gaze out of the  window all I see is a flat .. read more

On July 14th, 2012, posted in: Blog by

End of Term Tension

By the end of term exhaustion levels are so high, that tempers tend to flare and tolerance levels are low – on the part of students as well as the teachers.  I was supporting a group of teachers in a specialist autism school yesterday where the school is undergoing radical restructuring.  Not only are the .. read more

Start the day with something that serves you!

Good morning! As teachers our mindset first thing in the morning is usually focused on what needs to be done, what should have been done yesterday and what must be done before the first bell.  Today I invite you to hold those thoughts until AFTER you’ve thought of yourself first! This may take a little .. read more

Let the blogging begin!

After four academic years of serving school communities with Emotional Resilience Training, we thought it was time to dedicate a website specifically for Well-Being Teacher Training. Thus Kathrynlovewell.com has been born out of Insideout Life. Our aim is to reduce stress in schools and promote well-being. We are committed to heart-centred teaching and learning, where .. read more