Building a genuinely accepting and inclusive school culture is a shared responsibility. In part two of this two-part episode, Dr. André P. Grace discusses the importance of taking an SGM-inclusive approach to education and how school leaders, staff, and parents all have an important role to play in supporting and learning from the experiences of SGM students.
In part one of this two-part episode, Dr. André P. Grace discusses the work that remains to be done in providing teachers with the knowledge and resources to address SGM- inclusion and accommodation in schools. Equally important to consider is how schools support staff who identify as LGBTQ2+. But where do we begin?
Effective school leaders are key to creating healthy schools. Yet, work intensification continues to threaten principal recruitment and retention – and ultimately staff and student performance.In this episode, Dr. Fei Wang shares key findings from recent studies conducted in Ontario and British Columbia on how the role of school leaders is changing and the consequences for principal and vice-principal well-being, both professionally and personally.
Think about some of the best schools you’ve ever worked at. What made these workplaces stand out? In this episode, Dr. Ilene Winokur discusses the power of belonging in the workplace and the positive impacts it can have on K-12 staff well-being.