In the second in the series, Gen Hall, our SoEd Belonging Lead, focuses on tips for strengthening staff belonging as we work remotely.
- Although the term ‘social distancing’ is being used, this can be re-framed by thinking of it as ‘physical distancing’ combined with ‘social connectedness’. To enable this, organise a weekly social ‘get together’ meeting on Teams with a small group of colleagues, BYO food and drinks! Don’t forget our Wednesday 12:30 school lunch. Urban School are continuing their Tuesday lunchtime quiz routine.
- During these sessions, share ideas about what is working well online and the challenges you’re facing.
- Be kind to yourself during this stressful time. Try and factor in some time each day to step away from your devices and spend some time outside.