In the midst of already increasing levels of mental illness among young people globally, educators now must also contend with the challenges brought by the COVID-19 pandemic. Recent research indicates that educators are feeling this pressure and that as many as 75 percent have seen a rise in their anxiety and feelings of struggle since the pandemic began. More alarming still, nearly half of these educators also report a lack of confidence in their ability to care for their own well-being. We need a collective effort to reaffirm and prioritize well-being for both educators and learners around the world if we hope to help both actualize their full potential.
The Shipley School, a Pre-K through Grade 12 independent day school in Pennsylvani...
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