Adrian Bethune

My rich collaboration with Adrian resulted in our Little Guide to Teacher Wellbeing and Self-Care in 2020. Since its publication, we have worked with hundreds of staff in schools to offer them practical strategies for looking after themselves and one another. If you’d like us to come and work with your school or organisation, do get in touch. Adrian also specialises in pupil wellbeing and you can see more about his work and contact him here.

Who Is Adrian?

Adrian Bethune is a part-time teacher a primary school in Aylesbury, Associate lecturer at Oxford Brookes University, Deputy Chair of the Well Schools strategic board and the founder of Teachappy. In 2012, he was awarded a ‘Happy Hero’ medal by Lord Richard Layard at the House of Lords for his work on developing wellbeing in schools. In 2015, he was invited to speak at the Action For Happiness event, Creating A Happier World, on stage with the Dalai Lama. Adrian is author of the award-winning Wellbeing In The Primary Classroom – A Practical Guide To Teaching Happiness (Bloomsbury, 2018), co-author with Dr Emma Kell of A Little Guide to Teacher Wellbeing and Self-care (Sage, 2020) and lead author for the Oxford International Curriculum for Wellbeing (Oxford University Press, 2021).

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Paul Keenleyside

I am delighted to have joined forces with Paul, former Headteacher and coach, to offer bespoke wellbeing and leadership support to schools. You can find out more about our services (including a FREE wellbeing audit for schools) here.

Who Is Paul?

Paul worked as a teacher and leader in the special education and AP sector for over 25 years. He is a leadership and performance coach with a focus on the importance of the Body-Mind in life and leadership – how we can all act and lead with wisdom, compassion and strength. He holds the European Mentoring and Coaching Council (EMCC) Senior Practitioner Award and has European Individual Accreditation (EIA) and has completed over 500 hours of executive and team coaching.

Sarah Hussey

I’m delighted to be collaborating with Sarah, a former headteacher herself, to offer coaching support to school leaders during challenging times. Click here for more details. Sarah is also a qualified coach, specialising in leadership and neurodiversity, so contact her to find out more about how to work with her directly here.

Who Is Sarah?

Sarah has worked in education on the Isle of Wight for 25 years and has been a Head Teacher for 13 of these. She has a OU degree, a PGCE, a NPQH and a Post Graduate Diploma in Psychology; she is currently completing a Performance Coaching qualification with NLP. Sarah believes that education is centered around key values such as relationships and belonging. She wants all school staff to thrive and find their voices, through a focus on wellbeing. She is also the mother of 2 adult neurodiverse girls.

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