12 episodes

The Schools of Well-Being podcast invites you to listen to conversations I am having with fellow researchers and academics who explain the schools of through that influence what they think well-being and well-becoming means and how it connects to schools, students, teachers, educational leaders, and communities. I also have vibrant conversations with K-12 educators about the inspiring ways their schools are living out well-being and well-becoming. Our motto for this podcast? Come for the joy, stay for the flourishing!

Schools of Well-Being Jen Watt

    • Education

The Schools of Well-Being podcast invites you to listen to conversations I am having with fellow researchers and academics who explain the schools of through that influence what they think well-being and well-becoming means and how it connects to schools, students, teachers, educational leaders, and communities. I also have vibrant conversations with K-12 educators about the inspiring ways their schools are living out well-being and well-becoming. Our motto for this podcast? Come for the joy, stay for the flourishing!

    Shift Happens: Talking to “Radical Idealist” Sabre Cherkowski

    Shift Happens: Talking to “Radical Idealist” Sabre Cherkowski

    In this final episode of the Summer Season, I talk to “radical idealist” Dr. Sabre Cherkowski who is Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Programs in the Okanagan School of Education at the University of British Columbia. We talk about how we can learn ways to live better and flourish together even when shift happens in the educational contexts around us. Attributes: Host: Dr. Jen Watt, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Education, University of Manitoba. Executive Producers: Jen Watt and Rebeca Heringer. Editor: Rebeca Heringer. Music composed and performed by Malcolm Ericastilla-Somers (University of Manitoba, Faculty of Education B.Ed., Class of 2020). Artwork by Rebeca Heringer. This podcast is funded through support from my University of Manitoba Research Start-Up Funds. It is hosted on the Well-being and Well-becoming in Schools in Canada Research Initiative website: http://wellbeinginschools.ca/podcast/. A special thank you to my guest on today’s episode: Dr. Sabre Cherkowski

    • 36 min
    Supporting the Well-Being of Educational Leaders: A Conversation with Cameron Hauseman

    Supporting the Well-Being of Educational Leaders: A Conversation with Cameron Hauseman

    Dr. Cameron Hauseman (Assistant Professor in the Department of Educational Administration, Foundations, and Psychology at the University of Manitoba) and I talk about the challenges, strategies, and importance of sustaining well-being for educational leaders.
    Attributes: Host: Dr. Jen Watt, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Education, University of Manitoba. Executive Producers: Jen Watt and Rebeca Heringer. Editor: Rebeca Heringer. Music composed and performed by Malcolm Ericastilla-Somers (University of Manitoba, Faculty of Education B.Ed., Class of 2020). Artwork by Rebeca Heringer. This podcast is funded through support from my University of Manitoba Research Start-Up Funds. It is hosted on the Well-being and Well-becoming in Schools in Canada Research Initiative website: http://wellbeinginschools.ca/podcast/. A special thank you to my guest on today’s episode: Dr. Cameron Hauseman.

    • 46 min
    Interconnections, Educational Leadership, and Well-Being: Barb Isaak

    Interconnections, Educational Leadership, and Well-Being: Barb Isaak

    In this episode, I talk to Barb Isaak, Executive Director of Manitoba Association of School Superintendents, about the WB2 (Well-being and Well-becoming in Schools) Partnership. We also discuss the importance of interconnections and relationships in flourishing educational leadership. Attributes: Host: Dr. Jen Watt, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Education, University of Manitoba. Executive Producers: Jen Watt and Rebeca Heringer. Editor: Rebeca Heringer. Music composed and performed by Malcolm Ericastilla-Somers (University of Manitoba, Faculty of Education B.Ed., Class of 2020). Artwork by Rebeca Heringer. This podcast is funded through support from my University of Manitoba Research Start-Up Funds. It is hosted on the Well-being and Well-becoming in Schools in Canada Research Initiative website: http://wellbeinginschools.ca/podcast/. A special thank you to my guest on today’s episode: Barb Isaak.

    • 38 min
    Land-Based Education and Belonging: Juniper Elementary School

    Land-Based Education and Belonging: Juniper Elementary School

    I talk to Lucy Mayor and Sherri Alexander about the well-being of belonging through a land-based program at Juniper Elementary School. We wanted to make one quick correction here in the notes that Thompson, Manitoba is a community of 14 000, not 1400! Happy listening.
    Attributes: Host: Dr. Jen Watt, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Education, University of Manitoba. Executive Producers: Jen Watt and Rebeca Heringer. Editor: Rebeca Heringer. Music composed and performed by Malcolm Ericastilla-Somers (University of Manitoba, Faculty of Education B.Ed., Class of 2020). Artwork by Rebeca Heringer. This podcast is funded through support from my University of Manitoba Research Start-Up Funds. It is hosted on the Well-being and Well-becoming in Schools in Canada Research Initiative website: http://wellbeinginschools.ca/podcast/. A special thank you to my guest on today’s episode: Lucy Mayor and Sherri Alexander

    • 41 min
    Contemplative Studies in Education: Wayne Serebrin

    Contemplative Studies in Education: Wayne Serebrin

    We begin this season with a very timely and important conversation about compassion and contemplative studies in education with Dr. Wayne Serebrin (Associate Professor in the Curriculum, Teaching, and Learning Department at the University of Manitoba). Attributes
    Host: Dr. Jen Watt, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Education, University of Manitoba
    Executive Producers: Jen Watt and Rebeca Heringer
    Editor: Rebeca Heringer
    Music composed and performed by Malcolm Ericastilla-Somers (University of Manitoba, Faculty of Education B.Ed., Class of 2020)
    Artwork by Rebeca Heringer
    This podcast is funded through support from my University of Manitoba Research Start-Up Funds.
    It is hosted on the Well-being and Well-becoming in Schools in Canada Research Initiative website: http://wellbeinginschools.ca/podcast/
    A special thank you to my guest on today’s episode: Dr. Wayne Serebrin

    • 1 hr 18 min
    7.Season Finale: Summer Season to Start on June 24

    7.Season Finale: Summer Season to Start on June 24

    In this short episode I reflect on our first “Spring Season” of the podcast, thank educators for their incredible work during Covid-19, and talk about the upcoming Summer season that will begin again on June 24, 2020. Attributes: Host: Dr. Jen Watt, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Education, University of Manitoba. Executive Producers: Jen Watt and Rebeca Heringer. Editor: Rebeca Heringer. Music composed and performed by Malcolm Ericastilla-Somers (University of Manitoba, Faculty of Education B.Ed., Class of 2020). Artwork by Rebeca Heringer. This podcast is funded through support from my University of Manitoba Research Start-Up Funds. It is hosted on the Well-being and Well-becoming in Schools in Canada Research Initiative website: http://wellbeinginschools.ca/podcast/

    • 8 min

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