Skip to product information
1 of 3

The Teacher Collection

Staff Gratitude Conversation Cards

Staff Gratitude Conversation Cards

Regular price $0.00 AUD
Regular price Sale price $0.00 AUD
Sale Sold out
Tax included. Shipping calculated at checkout.

Staff Gratitude Conversation Cards

The more we express what we appreciate, the more we realise what abundance and richness our lives can be filled with. It's not necessarily the big and bold things we need to express gratitude for. Relatively smaller things like a yummy lunch, a smile from a stranger, a new flower or the warmth of the sun can be impactful when you notice them.

 Sharing our gratitude with others has a two fold effect. Not only does it help our colleagues learn more about us, but it also helps us appreciate what we have within our lives. Colleagues that have stronger connections with one another are more likely to display help seeking behaviours, feel valued, support one another and show empathy towards their colleagues. 


This resource is designed to start rich conversations with our colleagues. These questions encourage deeper discussion, letting our colleagues have a glance into the people we are outside of teaching.

Sharing your gratitude with someone adds a deeper layer to our own sense of appreciation, and helps them feel valued, important and connected.

  • Place all the cards into a single pile. Have each colleague draw a card, sharing their response with the group.


  • Choose a single card for all colleagues to respond to, taking turns to share.


Finding the 'why' here is important. Encourage colleagues to consider why that person, event or moment in time made them feel how they did. Name the emotions they felt.



Some prompts include:

  • I am thankful for...
  • I found joy today when...
  • Someone who helped me today was...
  • Today I smiled when...
  • I felt proud when...
  • I put effort into...
  • The strengths I used today were...
  • Something that went well was...
  • An unexpected win was...
  • I felt in control today when...
  • I enjoyed...
  • Today I laughed when...
View full details

So what do I get?

By being a part of the Wellbeing Hub, you’ll be able to:

  • Access current research in the wellbeing space and explore the possibilities for teachers
  • Network with like-minded teachers, who can provide a unique support and knowledge network for you as a teacher and as a person
  • Find flexibility with a program that evolves and modifies around your needs and interests
  • Structure a strong habit that meets all the dimensions of wellbeing 
  • Develop an awareness of your wellbeing strengths and barriers
  • Dip into a repertoire of strategies available to support your wellbeing
  • Use resources and templates to save your valuable time 
  • Create clearer flow between your life as a teacher and as a person 
  • This is the program for you if...

    • You want a wellbeing pathway that is tailored to your strengths, interests and passions
    • You want wellbeing strategies based on research
    • You are looking for resources and templates to support your wellbeing
    • You’re seeking a supportive, judgement-free space to share and learn
    • You want to take ownership and responsibility over your wellbeing now rather than wait for departmental programs to come into play
    • You want to work alongside a safe, respectful and knowledgeable community of like-minded teachers who share a common goal

You're probably wondering...

Why am I the best person to lead this program?

I’m currently a teacher and have been teaching for the past eight years. I get it. I know what it’s like and I’m going through the education system right now alongside you. I understand the contemporary challenges of being a teacher. I also work in a regional, high disadvantage setting, so I understand the additional unique set of challenges that come with that context.

I’m constantly reading and accessing the research, reviewing current studies and considering the implications for teachers. Not only is this a job for me, but it’s an area I’m passionate about. As well as having undertaken significant professional learning within this area, I’ve also completed a Masters of Evidence Based Teaching (University of Melbourne), with the focus of that being in the wellbeing space. 

Most importantly though, I care. I care about our teachers, the challenges they face. We have kids within our education system that really need us. We are their person, and when we give so much to them, day in and day out, the toll on us can be immense. We can wait the 10+ years it could take to develop policies and a clear, coordinated approach to support teacher wellbeing, or we can take ownership of our own wellness now. It fills my cup being able to support my colleagues.