Mental Health in Initial Teacher Education

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Mental Health in Initial Teacher Education

Developing an understanding of emotional wellbeing and mental health is an essential component of initial teacher education – if learners are to be equipped both to support and nurture the mental health of pupils, and to enhance their own wellbeing and that of colleagues.  With space in the curriculum at a premium, there is a need to consider how best this area of learning can be addressed.

A number of initiatives have been developed to promote dialogue and support learning in this area. 

Jill Anderson, Senior Project Development Officer for Mental Health in Higher Education at Lancaster University has created a page on Initial Teacher Education. Follow the link here to go to the site.

ESCALATE funded projects: