The Impact of Principals’ Work on their Well-being

  • Annette Rosemarie Walker Western University of Ontario
Keywords: Principals' work, well-being

Abstract

This case examines Ethan’s workload and well-being issues. Ethan is floundering amid the growing demands and challenges associated with his work at Norwood Secondary School, Ontario, Canada. Although Ethan has been seeing a doctor to improve his well-being, he realizes that he needs to create a better work-life balance to successfully manage his school and better his health. This case has four teaching notes. The first and second activities invite participants to discuss how Ethan’s work-related challenges impact his well-being. The third activity looks at misrecognition, while the fourth activity explores the strategies Ethan can use to improve his well-being issues.    

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Published
2019-07-29