On 10 October, let’s celebrate World Mental Health Day. As educators your wellbeing matters and nurturing your own mental health is important. It’s also an important day to reflect on what health and wellbeing looks like and how we can continue to equip young children with the skills they need to overcome challenges. Explore our collection of curated resources to celebrate world mental health day, educator wellbeing and the wellbeing of young children.
Early Childhood Educator Wellbeing
This Everyday Learning Series title explores the questions: How often do educators actually think about supporting their own wellbeing? Do educators consider that, before they can facilitate children’s wellbeing, they need to look after themselves first? It is difficult for early childhood educators to work well, build relationships with colleagues, children or families, or be role models for the children they teach, if they are unwell, unhappy or burnt out.
ECA resources and publications celebrating mental health and wellbeing
Explore our curated collection of publications and resources focused on educator wellbeing and nurturing the emotional development of young children. Authored by SMEs in early childhood education and care, these materials empower educators with practical tools and strategies for a balanced professional life.
Wellbeing resources for the classroom
Taking care of you: Reducing stress and burnout for teachers and educators
$21.20 Member Price
Looking after yourself is important and this book explores what can be done to manage stress and encourage team members and team leaders to collaborate, plan and take action to reduce the likelihood of stress and burnout.
A box full of feelings
Explore the four basic feelings of happiness, fear, anger, and sadness with the second edition of A box full of feelings. This box contains materials to support the social-emotional development of children agreed two to seven with over 20 different activities.
Elevate your practice with our dedicated professional learning courses focused on enhancing educator wellbeing. Authored by leading experts in early childhood education and care, these courses provide actionable strategies for achieving balance and fulfillment in your professional life. Invest in your personal and professional growth by enrolling in our educator wellbeing courses. Take proactive steps towards a more balanced and fulfilling career, while also creating a nurturing environment for the children in your care. Equip yourself with the knowledge and skills needed to excel in your role.
Wellbeing matters: A guide to why wellbeing matters at work
$24.75 Member Price
Designed for service leaders, Rod Soper encourages self-reflection and explains how to make connections in a way that adds ‘wellbeing value’ for all. He also introduces ways to embed the concept of wellbeing across the team and highlights the importance of maintaining a renewable wellbeing source while actively engaging with others.
Wellbeing Matters: Let your wellbeing thrive!
$24.75 Member Price
Discover the different between ‘listening to hear’ and ‘listening to respond’. This course will support building a greater sense of wellbeing for everyone across the service.
Free professional learning courses
Wellbeing resources for families
Empower your family with our curated collection of wellbeing resources, designed to nurture emotional expression in young children. These books offer invaluable insights and practical techniques for families, providing a foundation for fostering emotional intelligence and resilience in your child.
Discover a range of carefully selected titles focused on supporting your child’s emotional development. From understanding and articulating feelings to cultivating healthy coping mechanisms, our resources guide families in creating a nurturing environment where children can flourish.
Children's books on mental health and wellbeing
Introduce your child to the enriching world of emotional expression with our carefully curated selection of children’s books. These stories are designed to help young readers understand and communicate their feelings in a healthy and constructive manner.