Education Support Partnership Blog

Handling money difficulties as a supply teacher

12th July 2016

Money difficulties are one of the most common problems that supply teachers face. Here is some advice to help you manage your money in advance of the long school holiday.  

The gender imbalance in schools

8th July 2016

Is the gender imbalance in teaching linked to the gender imbalance in pupils’ outcomes? It is a question more people are asking. Our Chief Executive, Julian Stanley looks at the role teacher recruitment and retention has to play.

EdSupport out and about

8th July 2016

Wow June was a busy month for us! We attended events up and down the country from Bristol to Birmingham, Leeds to Liverpool, talking to education staff about how we can support them and speaking on topics ranging from wellbeing to leadership. 

Stresses & strains of being a teaching assistant

5th July 2016

Teaching assistants from around the country have described how the role has become increasingly demanding resulting in a negative impact on their health and wellbeing. Find out more.


How my work life balance went wrong and how I got through it

15th June 2016

Kathryn Lovewell, teacher and author, talks about how she tackled the stresses of being a full time teacher, wife and mother and achieved a work-life balance.

Be adventurous with your skills!

8th June 2016

92 year-old supporter Rupert Brooks shares his fascinating story with us, with advice for teachers today. 

Examination season survival tips

8th June 2016

Exam season stress is not just for pupils. Here is a reminder that you need to look after your own wellbeing too as the summer term reaches its climax.

Our grant helped 3 year old cancer patient Ollie

25th May 2016

Carl Hanser, Grants Officer, talks about how the grant he awarded helped 3 year old cancer patient Ollie get some pain relief. 

The six key tasks of headship

25th May 2016

Here we outline the key tasks headteachers needs to perform to become great leaders of successful schools.