Work/Life Balance – in teaching

Mr Shelton's Musings

It’s been a while since I’ve blogged about anything, mainly because I’ve been trying to achieve the illusive work / life balance which is so often dreamt of by us teachers.  However, since returning to work in September, in my eighth year in the profession I have managed to achieve something I only dreamt of – reading three books (non educational and for my own enjoyment) in a half term, seemingly working harder than previously and getting all my work completed!  I didn’t want to blog until I had things to share that I knew worked for me, so hopefully some of the things I suggest can help us weary teachers or at least guide us onto a path what is right for us.

Things reflected on in this blog

  • What do we mean by ‘work / life balance’
  • What is our motivation working
  • Why teaching can become all consuming
  • Quick wins…

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