Teachers’s Emotions and Wellbeing -workshop

Name:Teachers’s Emotions and Wellbeing -workshop 

Description: The workshop has been piloted with teacher students in teacher education programme in Haaga-Helia 

The learning outcomes of the workshop are:  

  • to understand the importance of teachers’ emotions in teaching situations  
  • to become aware of the importance of teacher’s wellbeing and how to support it 

Working in the workshop is organized to follow ‘think-pair-share’ –process. Also drama pedagogical methods can be used 

  • think alone (drama walk) 
  • talk with your pair 
  • share in a team of three or four persons 
  • discuss wellbeing; what do you do for your wellbeing, what is done in teacher communities 
  • create table of ‘golden rules’ for teacher’s wellbeing 


Hagenauer, G & Volet, S. E. ‘‘I don’t hide my feelings, even though I try to’’: insight into teacher educator emotion display. Aust. Educ. Res. (2014) 41:261–281 

DOI 10.1007/s13384-013-0129-5 

Postareff, L. & Lindblom-Ylänne, S. 2011.  Emotions and confidence within teaching in higher education. Studies in Higher Education,  Vol. 36, Issue 7https://doi.org/10.1080/03075079.2010.483279 

Postareff, L. 2018. University teachers’ emotions, well-being and pedagogical competence. Keynote, Pedaforum-conference  


Teacher’s Ethical principles. https://www.oaj.fi/en/education/ethical-principles-of-teaching/teachers-values-and-ethical-principles/ 

Teachers’ working conditions. https://www.oaj.fi/en/education/teachers-working-conditions/ 

Contact person: Liisa Vanhanen-Nuutinen, Haaga-Helia