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Course Description

In the busy environment that we live in today, avoiding stress could seem like an impossible effort. Every day, whether at work, school, or even at home, we are confronted with a variety of stressful situations and circumstances. When stress becomes overpowering, it can cause a variety of major health problems, both physically and mentally. Working for the same company or organization for a significant amount of time can lead to feelings of burnout as well as disillusionment with one’s professional path. To our good fortune, there is still a chance of success. There are a lot of different approaches that may be taken in order to deal with stress management and stay away from burnout.

Stress management and burnout prevention is a crucial topic for educators, as it is important to ensure the well-being of teachers, who are at a high risk of burnout due to the nature of the profession. This training course aims to equip educators with the necessary knowledge and skills to manage stress and prevent burnout. The course will cover the definition, causes, and consequences of stress and burnout, as well as strategies and techniques for managing stress and promoting well-being. It will also provide opportunities for self-reflection, self-care, and peer support. The course will be interactive, participatory, and evidence-based, and will provide a safe and supportive learning environment for educators to develop the skills and strategies to manage stress and prevent burnout.

Learning Outcomes

Successful graduates of the course will have the knowledge and skills to do the following:

  • Understand the physical and emotional effects of stress on the body and mind
  • Identify personal stress triggers and develop strategies to manage them
  • Learn techniques for relaxation and mindfulness to reduce stress in daily life
  • Understand the concept of burnout and the signs and symptoms associated with it
  • Develop a self-care plan to prevent burnout and maintain overall well-being
  • Learn effective communication skills to manage stress in relationships and in the workplace
  • Understand the importance of goal-setting and time management in stress management
  • Identify and challenge negative thought patterns that contribute to stress and burnout
  • Learn about the relationship between stress, diet, and exercise, and how to make positive changes in these areas
  • Understand the importance of seeking professional help when needed and know how to access resources for stress management and burnout prevention

Course Details


Professionals in the education sector (e.g., teachers, guidance counselors, principals, and administrators at elementary, middle, higher education, vocational institutions, kindergartens and pre-primary schools) and non-governmental organization (NGO) staff.


The training course on stress management and burnout prevention will be conducted through a combination of lectures, group discussions, and practical exercises. Participants will learn about various techniques for managing stress and preventing burnout, such as mindfulness, cognitive-behavioral therapy, and time management. They will also have the opportunity to practice these techniques in a safe and supportive environment. Additionally, the course will include guest speakers from various fields, such as psychology, human resources, and wellness, to provide a well-rounded perspective on the topic. The course will be interactive and will encourage participants to share their own experiences and insights to create a dynamic learning environment.

Course Objectives

  • Understanding Stress and Burnout: Provide participants with an understanding of what stress and burnout are, the difference between them, and the common causes and symptoms.
  • Identifying Personal Stressors: Teach participants to identify their personal stressors and recognize early signs of stress and burnout.
  • Stress Management Techniques: Introduce various stress management techniques such as deep breathing, visualization, and progressive muscle relaxation, and allow participants to practice these techniques.
  • Time Management and Prioritization: Equip participants with time management and prioritization skills to manage workload effectively and reduce stress.
  • Healthy Lifestyle Choices: Discuss the role of a healthy lifestyle in stress management, including exercise, balanced diet, and adequate sleep.
  • Building Resilience: Develop participants’ skills in building resilience to better cope with challenges and setbacks.
  • Emotional Intelligence and Self-awareness: Teach the importance of emotional intelligence and self-awareness in recognizing and managing emotional responses to stress.
  • Setting Boundaries and Saying No: Train participants in setting healthy boundaries and the art of saying “no” to prevent overcommitment.
  • Mindfulness and Meditation: Introduce mindfulness and meditation as tools for managing stress and enhancing focus and well-being.
  • Social Support and Networking: Discuss the importance of social support and networking in reducing stress, and provide strategies for building and maintaining a support system.
  • Burnout Prevention Strategies: Explore specific strategies for preventing burnout, such as taking breaks, finding hobbies, and seeking professional help if necessary.
  • Work-Life Balance: Teach the importance of work-life balance and provide practical tips for achieving a balanced life.
  • Crisis Management and Coping Skills: Equip participants with crisis management and coping skills for handling high-stress situations.
  • Developing a Personal Stress Management Plan: Guide participants in developing a personalized stress management plan that incorporates learned techniques and strategies.
  • Promoting a Stress-Free Environment: For those in leadership roles, provide guidelines for promoting a stress-free environment at work and supporting the well-being of colleagues.

Tentative Schedule


  • Welcoming activities
  • Ice-breaking activities
  • Overview of stress and burnout
  • Common causes of stress and burnout
  • Understanding the impact of stress and burnout on physical and mental health


  • Identifying personal stressors
  • Techniques for managing stressors
  • Time management and prioritization
  • Nutrition and exercise for stress management
  • Coping with change and uncertainty


  • Communication skills for managing stress
  • Building a support system
  • Delegation and boundary-setting
  • Effective communication in the social space
  • Assertiveness and conflict resolution


  • Introduction to mindfulness
  • Breathing exercises and progressive muscle relaxation
  • Guided meditation and visualization
  • The benefits of yoga
  • Practicing yoga and mindfulness techniques


  • Signs and symptoms of burnout
  • Strategies for coping with burnout
  • Re-evaluating career goals and making a plan for change
  • Understanding resilience and its importance
  • Techniques for building resilience
  • Self-care and self-compassion


  • Guest speakers from the field of stress management and burnout prevention
  • Case studies and group discussions
  • Implementing the action plan in the project-based place
  • Follow-up and support


  • Course evaluation, feedback, discussion and wrap-up
  • Certificate ceremony
  • Cultural activities

*The schedule describes likely activities but may differ significantly based on the requests of the participants, and the trainer delivering the specific session. Course modifications are subject to the trainer’s discretion. If you would like to discuss a specific topic, please indicate it at least 4 weeks in advance.

Our courses usually include two cultural activities. Further information is available on the webpage of each course.

Duration 1 - 2 weeks
Price 80.00

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