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Well-Being at School: What does it look like?

A national symposium on educator and student well-being has shifted the conversation from ‘fixing symptoms’ to transforming entire school cultures.

Education Canada Well-Being Educators

This multimedia follow-up report from the EdCan Network’s Educator Well-Being: A Key to Student Success Symposium, which took place last October in Toronto, includes presentation recaps and videos of the latest research and good practices for ensuring the well-being of students, teachers, principals, and education leaders.

Two days of engaging keynotes, panel discussions and workshops inspired attendees to  answer the following questions:

  • What is well-being?
  • What does student success look like?
  • And how can school districts lead systemic change to meet unique learner needs?

Well-Being at school: what does it look like


Looking to get up-to-speed? Here are 5 articles to read on youth mental health:

  1. Fact Sheet: How could students’ use of social media be affecting their mental health?
  2. Fact Sheet: How can we best support student mental well-being?
  3. Fact Sheet: What are effective approaches to improving students’ mental well-being?
  4. Expert article: School Mental Health Literacy
  5. Expert article: What is Child and Youth Mental Health?


Looking for more?

Bien-être des éducateurs Educators Well-Being Check out our special edition of Education Canada magazine on Educator Well-Being.’


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