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Wayapa Wuurrk - Teacher Professional Wellbeing


Jasmine Corr

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.

Insights into your experience

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.


Aboriginal guide

You should bring

Pen and paper
Phone or laptop

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Things to know

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).


The comfort of your own home.

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