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Psychological Safety in Schools for Staff

This INSET uses evidence-based research and practice to explore what we mean by ‘psychological safety’, and how it links to the mental health and wellbeing of staff.

  • Understand the meaning of the term ‘psychological safety’
  • Unpick the links between psychological safety and staff wellbeing
  • Draw together ideas for creating psychologically-safe schools

About this INSET

Current education research shows that teachers’ mental health and wellbeing is deteriorating - for instance as reported in the 2021 Teacher Wellbeing Index. This INSET will help you consider what the term ‘psychological safety’ means, and how it can be applied to the school workplace culture. 

This INSET will:

  • Support understanding of the concept of ‘psychological safety’ within education
  • Use research and evidence-based practice to explore the links between psychological safety, staff wellbeing and performance
  • Give you practical ideas and strategies to develop psychological safety in your workplace culture.


  • Headteachers and SLT
  • Senior Mental Health Leads

Contact Us

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