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NQTs vs mud!

Tough mudder NQT fundraiser
11th July 2017

On July 29th NQTs Ellie Burland and Helen Teasdale, are taking on the Yorkshire Tough Mudder to raise money for Education Support Partnership. We spoke to Helen to find out why!

Talking staff wellbeing at events & conferences

Events stand
11th July 2017

Over the past 4 months we have been incredibly busy travelling across the country meeting hundreds of teachers, lecturers, school leaders, support staff from schools and colleges across the UK and talking to them about the services we offer.

Too busy to read this blog? Then read this blog....

Busyness blog
6th July 2017

What does ‘busy’ mean? Is ‘busy’ a badge of honour, or a brag, in what sometimes feels like an arms race of workload, deadlines and pressure currently pervading schools and colleges? Or is ‘busy’ some sort of plea, where we are telling others that we have taken on too much?

How the housing crisis is affecting teachers

Housing crisis affecting teachers
14th June 2017

Many of us are aware that the UK is in the grip of a housing crisis which is already affecting many thousands of working individuals and families. What is perhaps lesser known is the impact it is having on many teachers.   

Goodbye Katy

Katy Smith and Julian Stanley
13th June 2017

Recently we congratulated and said farewell to our colleague and friend, Katy Smith, as she left us for her retirement after working for the charity for over 20 years.

Fight or flight: the choices for educators

Boxing gloves
8th June 2017

Current education policy may make you want to take flight like the husband and wife headteachers who resigned recently. There is a lot we can do to help you stay and fight if you feel caught in that struggle between career and conscience.

Life as a prison educator

Prison teachers
24th May 2017

Prison educator, Stephen Boyce, talks about the specific and unique pressures experienced by education staff working in prisons.

Would you like a coach?

Coaching for teachers
24th May 2017

As we go through life, many people support our progress. Personally, this support has included, at certainly critical points, a selection of coaches.