What is Wellbeing in Education?
This section has been organised into five main areas that cover staff wellbeing, children, young people and family wellbeing', having a whole school or college approach and a close look at supporting emotionally based school avoidance (EBSA).
For more information (also known as Wellbeing for Education Return), watch the below YouTube video.
The Government announces more support for Mental Health in Schools
The government has announced that more resources have been allocated for supporting mental health and wellbeing to provide:
- Additional investment in Mental Health Support Teams
- Training for Senior Mental Health Leads in schools and colleges
Senior mental health lead DfE training grant available
The DfE are offering schools and colleges (settings) a grant to pay for senior mental health lead training. The grant is to be used to pay for DfE quality assured training that provides a senior lead in your setting with the knowledge and skills to implement and sustain a whole school or college approach to mental health and wellbeing.
- Further support through the Wellbeing for Education Recovery programme.