Welcome to Education Support Partnership. We are the only UK charity dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of the entire education workforce. Find out about what we do and how this could help you.
Who we are
In September 2015 three sister organisations, Teacher Support Network, Recourse and Worklife Support, merged to create a new charity Education Support Partnership.
We are the only charity dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of the entire education workforce.
Initially established 140 years ago as a benevolent fund for teachers, but today supporting those in higher education and further education as well as schools, we understand the unique pressures of working in education.
We give people working in education the support they need to feel at their best; and organisations the help they need to engage, energise and support their teams.
We champion good mental health and wellbeing of teachers, lecturers, school leaders and support staff throughout their careers and during retirement as well as supporting education leaders with a wide range of tools to help improve professional and organisational development too.
There are many stresses on those who work in education - a challenging student, stress & depression, personal financial worries and so many more. That’s why we offer free, confidential help and support, no matter what the problem.
Our trained counsellors listen without judgement. No issue is too big or too small.
Our free and confidential 24-hour helpline receives over 30,000 calls a year from education staff who have reached breaking point and is available UK wide on 08000 562 561.
Our confidential grants service helps those working in or retired from the education sector and suffering financial problems caused by unemployment, ill health, sudden life events, bereavement or a personal injury.
You use our online form to apply for a grant.
We help education organisations develop a healthy and nurturing workplace culture offering a range of bespoke programmes focussing on:
Our website has information and advice on topics including:
Visit our resources page for more.
Campaigning & research
We campaign for healthy and supportive conditions for all education staff in the UK:
How we do it
We receive no government grants or funding. We exist thanks to the generosity of our donors and income from our work with organisations. Please donate to help us be there for education staff.
Our work is overseen by the Board of Trustees, many of whom have personal experience of education.
Education Support Partnership
40A Drayton Park
020 7697 2750