Hi all, It recently occurred to me that with over 1000 volunteers signed up to #Teacher5adayBuddyBox it might be nice to create a online community for people to discuss ideas, share photos and chat about wellbeing. You can join the community here. Let’s get chatting. V x
I hear this from time to time. Firstly I’m sorry that your buddy signed up but has not been in contact. Secondly I’d like to point you towards the FAQs. This page outlines exactly what you need to do. “If you have trouble contacting your buddy, let me know either through the contact form, by email… Continue reading My buddy hasn’t been in contact…
In April 2016, on return to work after the Easter break I had a breakdown. Anxiety hit as I walked into my classroom the morning after the Easter break. Anxiety that was so crippling I immediately left my classroom with no words to convey how I felt. A member of staff caught me in the… Continue reading Breakdown, reach out, recover.
The 1st of February represents 1 year of #Teacher5adayBuddyBox and what a year it has been. From a handful of volunteers at the end of the February 2016 to over 400, from countries near and far. To celebrate 1 year, a very special #Teacher5adayBuddyBox has been sent out. A collaboration between more than 20 teachers… Continue reading Happy 1st Birthday #Teacher5adayBuddyBox
If you’d liked to get involved but perhaps you’re not a twitter user or perhaps you’re an email only participant. Well now you can find us on Facebook; keep up to date with #teacher5adaybuddybox, meet other #wellbeingheroes and be inspired. You can find us over at https://www.facebook.com/teacher5adaybuddybox/ Feel free to share photos, experiences and ideas… Continue reading Find us on Facebook
I found out about buddy-boxes by following @MrsHumanities on Twitter, after discovering the #teacher5aday hash-tag/movement at the end of last year when I was suffering from burnout/depression. I actually teach in Germany, but this whole idea of #teacher5aday appealed to me so much that I just joined in, and no one seems to worry that… Continue reading Hello from Germany