b'FEATURED ARTICLEBut of course, it was not without its toll on the leaders,Thetermwork-lifebalanceisaconceptusedto teachers and school staff. Although the education sector isdistinguishbetweenworkresponsibilitiesandother to be commended for the way it responded, the impact onaspectsofourpersonalwellbeingsuchasthesocial, peoples social, financial, physical and mental wellbeingrelational, spiritual or financial. But as work continues to should not be understated. permeate other areas of our life, a new term is appearing: work-lifeintegration.Thistermhelpsusseethatwork and life are ideally not in competition, but that our at As we begin to consider what work wellbeing will look likework life and our away from work life are both key to our in the current and post COVID-19 era, here are some wayscontributions, relationships and fulfilment.tobuildhealthywork-lifeintegrationfortheeducation sector.COVID-19 Report (Education Sector) Click below to download the reportBuild a culture of prioritising wellbeingThere are many reasons work wellbeing needs to be at the top of the agenda of workplace leaders. The education sector, perhaps more than most others, faces significant healthconcernsfrompeoplebeingoverworkedand stressed.Overworknotonlyimpactspeoplespersonal healthandabilitytothrive,italsoleadstoincreased turnover as well as impaired productivity and engagement. All of these issues will affect a schools ability to perform well.Inournationalsurveyof1,160workers,more thanoneinfive(22%)saidthemainreason theylefttheirpreviousemploymentsituation wasbecauseofthework-lifebalance.Formany educators, work and life, or work and rest, have become more blurred than ever. OCTOBER 2020 59'