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Our helpline rated excellent!

Helpline for teachers and education staff
7th November 2018

To ensure the increasing numbers of education staff can call us with confidence our helpline is regularly audited. We’re delighted with this result as we’re committed to providing the highest quality support services available.

Our Teacher Wellbeing Index highlights stress epidemic

Teacher wellbeing index results 2018
22nd October 2018

Today sees the publication of our Teacher Wellbeing Index 2018conducted in partnership with YouGov. This comprehensive and robust research highlights a stress epidemic and rising mental health issues across the entire UK education workforce. 

Open days - what do you say to parents?

Open days - what to say to parents
9th October 2018

There’s no shortage of advice to parents on what to look for as they do the tour round schools. Somewhat thin on the ground though, or even non-existent, is advice to teachers on how to handle what could be a tricky encounter. 

What teachers can learn from performers

What teachers can learn from performers
9th October 2018

Teaching is a performance art. However you feel, whatever kind of a mood you’re in you know you have to leave one part of yourself at the door and go out there and perform every time you enter a classroom. Our CEO Julian Stanley looks at what can teachers learn from performers.

Performance reviews: time to rethink

Performance appraisal school staff and teachers
22nd September 2018

The traditional performance review is seen as outdated and ineffective by many. Kristian Still implores school leaders to think again about their performance management conversations that could being doing more harm than good. 

When there is no wind – row!

Boat - support for teachers wellbeing and mental health
9th September 2018

​Kristian Still reflects on the positive and inspirational things happening to support teachers and others working in education with their health and wellbeing despite the structural problems the profession faces.