Education Support Partnership Blog

Desperate times, golden handshakes, and sticking plasters

21st January 2016

Desperate times call for desperate measures.

Supporting School Support Staff

10th December 2015

Around half of the school workforce is made up of support staff, but their voices struggle to be heard.

Dealing with stress in teaching

10th December 2015

Recent events in my work life have made me evaluate how I manage stress and I have come to the conclusion that I am in need of a stress management MOT (the chronic shoulder-ache was the catalyst).

Is there a crisis in FE funding?

10th December 2015

Further Education is facing a significant crisis as we speak. Arguably, this could be the worst challenge that Further Education has faced in terms of funding.

5 tips for mindful living

10th December 2015

Running a session on Mindfulness for a group of 25 Supply teachers recently, we talked about the importance of looking after yourself in order for you to look after others. 

Why I'm leaving teaching

10th October 2015

Further Education art and design teacher and lecturer Annabeth Orton blogs for us on World Mental Health Day on why she has had to leave teaching 

Handling incidents of racism

24th September 2015

Julian Stanley asks what are the best ways for schools to teach their students about discrimination.

Why blaming individuals is counter-intuitive - the riots from a student's perspective

24th September 2015

I am sure by now that everyone is aware of the violence and chaos that engulfed the streets of England in the form of mass rioting throughout the past few weeks.

Improving student behaviour

24th September 2015

Julian Stanley says teachers cannot be solely responsible for poor student behaviour but you can make a positive difference.

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