Westlake Primary School: Kind Teachers Group Program

Westlake Primary School: Kind Teachers Group Program

Promoting a culture of kindness and mindfulness amongst Westlake Primary School Teachers

The Kind Teachers Program enables teachers to cope better with stress on the job, create a more productive classroom environment and help students overcome adverse experiences. The Program uses restorative, trauma informed, social and emotional and mindfulness practices to connect and build supportive relationships between teachers and children and provide teachers with the tools they need to build their own wellness plan.

Benefits of the KTG Program

  • Improves emotional awareness
  • Improves communication with colleagues and students
  • Prepares teachers to recognize and respond to the impact of
    trauma and adversity on students
  • Reduces conflicts and develops a kinder and more compassionate
    response to challenging school situations
  • Reduces stress and burnout
  • Improves performance in the classroom
  • Improves happiness and self-esteem
  • Enables sustained focus on teaching
  • Models positive social and emotional skills for students
    more authentically

 

Ward 71, Cape Town