The UK's only charity providing mental health and wellbeing support services to all education staff and organisations.

Sharp rise in teachers calling helpline

Our helpline for education staff has reported a 35% increase in calls from teachers over the past 12 months and a rise in calls from headteachers and deputy heads of 24%.

Day in the life of a helpline counsellor

One of our helpline counsellors talks about the types of calls we receive and how we help the education staff who contact us in distress on a daily basis.

Speaking to the helpline kept me in teaching

Victoria, Head of Geography in a secondary school, was stressed and anxious due to a relentless workload and unreasonable expectations. After breaking down in tears, she turned to our helpline for support.

Events

3rd May 2018

We'll be exhibiting at the NAHT Annual Conference, this year it's being held at the ACC, Liverpool

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There is a recruitment and retention crisis in education. School, college and university leaders have a critical role to play to improve staff wellbeing to help address this. Our factsheet outlines some key ways to promote staff wellbeing in an education environment. 

Effectively managing time and high workloads is a challenge for all those working in education. Whatever your role here are some useful techniques to help.

This guide provides advice and information on how to effectively manage classroom behaviour. 

An overwhelming majority of the UK’s education professionals say they have suffered physical and mental health issues as a result of their jobs according to our latest annual Health Survey by YouGov.

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