Looking after yourself: surviving and thriving in headship

Dr Sara Bubb (Institute of Education)

In this workshop we will consider the importance of looking after yourself so that you not only survive the challenges of headship, but thrive.   We will share research evidence and discuss ideas about how to look after yourself, physically, mentally and emotionally.

Sara Bubb cropDr Sara Bubb works at UCL Institute of Education and is also a freelance consultant. She has worked in many countries on professional development, the curriculum, wellbeing and leadership.  Her research has been extensive, including exploring the professional development needs of headteachers for HMC and headteacher performance management for the DfE. She is an external adviser to governors’ appraisal panels and is very interested in wellbeing issues.