In 2021, a letter to the Straits Times forum page penned by a husband of a teacher went viral when he called for teachers’ workloads to be relooked so his wife could have more time with their family.
A teacher juggles multiple duties, which include academic teaching, classroom management, dealing with parents, and event planning. Educators from institutes of higher learning also have to helm research projects and industry engagement apart from their academic duties.
You are a Staff Wellness and Development officer at an education institute and your roles and responsibilities include:
- Conceptualize, implement and refine national strategies to increase Workplace Health Promotion (WHP) programs and boost participation by educators.
- Forge and develop strategic and sustainable collaborative partnerships to advance health promotion efforts in the workplace setting.
- Develop effective and sustainable workplace health promotion solutions to achieve positive health outcomes among educators.