Supervision in education

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Top tips for setting up staff supervision groups in schools

This resource helps school staff understand how a programme of ‘supervision’ can benefit staff and pupil wellbeing as part of a whole school approach. We produced this guide in collaboration with Hollie Edwards, a Director of Mental Health and Wellbeing at Herne Bay Junior School.

Supporting video interview

The resource is supported by a video interview between our schools trainer Ian Macdonald and Hollie Edwards, Director of Mental Health and Wellbeing at Herne Bay Junior School.

The full video can be viewed below (with the timing of each tip referenced in the resource), or you can watch or share each individual tip.

Full video interview

(the timing of each tip is referenced in the downloadable resource above)

Tip 1

Who will facilitate supervision?

Tip 2

What is the purpose of supervision and who is it for?

Tip 3

Understanding supervision

Tip 4

Setting up your supervision groups

Tip 5

Timetable

Tip 6

Staff feedback

Tip 7

Environment

Tip 8

Contract

Tip 9

Check-in/out

Tip 10

Preparing for supervsion and reflection

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Please find the resource available for download below

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