Wayapa Wuurrk - Teacher Professional Wellbeing

Half Day
South Coast, New South Wales
Wellness
Year Round
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The Wayapa® Wuurrk Teacher Professional Wellbeing workshops promote the caring of school staff. It supports one of our most valuable assets of the school community, our Teacher’s. A morning with colleagues within the community, this workshop supports participants in developing emotional wellbeing through the cultural practice of Wayapa Wuurrk.

Location

The comfort of your own home.

What to expect

Teachers’ mental health and wellbeing is becoming increasingly critical and is linked to absenteeism, long term incapacity and burn out. This Teacher Professional Wellbeing Workshop provides an opportunity for holistic wellbeing to enable school staff to identify strengths and “fill their cup”. It is recommended that Teachers maintain their health and wellbeing by “living well” and “being well”.

Through the Wayapa Wuurrk - Teacher Professional Wellbeing Workshop Teachers are lead through a combination of mindfulness, narrative meditation, a series of physical movements to create and enhance the holistic well-being of individual Teachers. Together with collegial support participants engage in professional teaching networks to broaden individual knowledge and experience.

NSW Department of Education: Standard Descriptors addressed (Proficient level):

7.4 Engage with professional teaching networks and broader communities.

This is a 2 hour Professional Development Workshop - Teacher Identified with lunch provided.

As an accredited Wayapa Wuurrk Practitioner since 2019, Jaz has experience in delivering Wayapa Wuurrk as Educational Programs, Staff Development Programs, University Programs, NAIDOC Programs, Reconciliation Week Programs, Studio Practice, Online Practice, Private Practice for Aboriginal and Non-Aboriginal participants. And is featured as an Aboriginal Educator at Bundanon facilitating Additional Learning Activities.

Wayapa® Wuurrk has been featured via NITV, ABC Illawarra and Welcome to Country.

What is included

Please note this course requires a minimum of 10 participants to run. There will be a maximum of 15 participants per course.

Scheduled Workshops:

  • Term 2 Week 6, 3rd June 10.00am - 12.00pm, Location Kiama
  • Term 3 Week 3, 5th August 10.00am - 12.00pm, Location Kiama
  • Term 4 Week 3, 28th Oct 10.00am - 12.00pm, Location Kiama
  • Term 4 Week 6, 18th Nov 10.00am - 12.00pm, Location Kiama

The course is open to individual teachers across Australia. We require a minimum of 10 teachers to run the session. If you have a group of 10+ teachers and would like to organise an alternative date or location, please enquire now.

Meeting point

Online in the Zoom meeting room. Please note the event time scheduled is in AEST - Australian Eastern Standard Time (GMT+11.00).

What to bring

Audio
Internet
Pen and paper
Phone or laptop
Questions

YOUR EXPERIENCE PROVIDER

Jasmine Corr

Visual Artist, Visual Arts Teacher and Wayapa Wuurrk Practitioner.

Jaz Corr is an Aboriginal Visual Artist that resides on the South Coast of NSW, Australia. A graduate of Curtin University Western Australia (Boodja) as an Undergraduate Bachelor of Arts (Double Major Fine Art and Visual Culture) and a postgraduate Master of Education (Visual Arts) from the University of Wollongong.

As a proud Dharawal women her curiosity of the world has inspired a varied amount of artwork that reflects a critical view of social, political, cultural and environmental issues. Jaz’s art practice demonstrates effective visual communication appropriate to both studio practice and art critical discourse.

You can see Jaz's detailed portfolio here https://jazcorr.myportfolio.com/home

As an accredited Wayapa Wuurrk Practitioner since 2019, Jaz has experience in delivering Wayapa Wuurrk as Educational Programs, Staff Development Programs, University Programs, NAIDOC Programs, Reconciliation Week Programs, Studio Practice, Online Practice, Private Practice for Aboriginal and Non-Aboriginal participants.

Ready for an experience you won't forget?