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Expert panel discuss staff wellbeing

Panel discussion on staff wellbeing at Festival of Education
28th June 2018

It was standing-room only at our discussion ‘Staff wellbeing and its impact on the recruitment and retention crisis’. The panel, Vic Goddard, Adrian Bethune, Victoria Hewett and Lord Lucas, gave some great insights.

Is retirement all it's cracked up to be?

Retiring from education
12th June 2018

You may be looking forward to retiring and have all sorts of plans for how you’ll spend it. Yet nothing can quite prepare you for the shock retirement may bring. We look here at steps you can take to try to get emotionally ready for when you leave work for good.

Why teachers leave school

Why teachers leave school
7th June 2018

When the job feels like it’s getting too much, thoughts can turn to quitting. However, many teachers have come back from the brink, as Julian Stanley explains.

Sexual harassment in Higher Education

Sexual Harassment in Higher Education
6th June 2018

Sexual harassment and misconduct has been highlighted as an issue for the higher education sector and we have been making sure that we are connecting with the people and organisations tackling it, so that we can offer appropriate support.

In defence of the staff room

Teaching staff chatting
15th May 2018

As working life becomes busier and busier, we must all of us find time for a good natter, which is why the staffroom is still vital to wellbeing says our CEO Julian Stanley. 

How to look after yourself during an Ofsted

Ofsted inspections and teacher wellbeing
25th April 2018

It’s always important that you try to take good care of yourself but before and during an Ofsted you need to be extra nice to yourself. Here’s how to survive and even thrive during an Ofsted.

Exam stress - teachers feel it too!

10th April 2018

With so much emphasis on exam stress faced by students and their parents, it’s often forgotten what a truly stressful time this also is for teachers and everyone working in education. So it’s vital you take good care of yourself. 

Time for a digital detox?

Digital detox for teachers
28th March 2018

Are you one of many people thinking about deleting your Facebook account due to the massive data breach by Cambridge Analytica? Could this be the spur you’ve been waiting for to try a digital detox? We take a look at the benefits of going “off grid”.

Is now the time to embrace flexible working?

Teacher with a pupil
8th March 2018

With the recruitment and retention crisis getting worse, a simple solution is to do more to support women stay in their jobs. We look at the experiences of women who have asked for more flexibility and share some top tips to help makes positive changes to working practices.