Education Support Partnership Blog

Managing disagreements

Stormy sky
19th October 2016

Education staff manage relationships with numerous people including colleagues, managers, parents and students. It is therefore inevitable that a disagreement will happen at some point so learning how to manage them productively is vital.

Relationships at work: a guide

Teacher in classroom
13th October 2016

Our comprehensive guide will help you build positive relationships at work, identify different types of relationships and suggest ways of managing challenging conversations.

Mental health: you're not alone

Calm landscape
10th October 2016

October 10th was #WorldMentalHealthDay so we took a look at the challenges we face in tackling the mental health crisis in teaching, as well as action we can take in the short-term.

Sharing why you #LoveTeaching

Tweet about why #LoveTeaching
6th October 2016

On Education Support Partnership asked you to share why you love your job!

Crying in cupboards: what happens when teachers are bullied

Woman in distress
7th September 2016

​Pat Bricheno and Mary Thornton have written a new book about the experiences of teachers who have been bullied. They share some of what they discovered here.

Our grant helped Lisa survive financially after cancer diagnosis

Lisa Brabrook before and after treatment for leukaemia
5th September 2016

Lisa Brabrook and her family were struggling financially after she had to stop working as a teacher folllowing a diagnosis of leukaemia. This is when our Grants Caseworker, Carl, stepped in to help. 

September: a blank page

Teacher in a classroom
31st August 2016

Emma Kell is a researcher on teacher wellbeing. Here she shares strategies that may help you in surviving – and thriving – the year and, hopefully many more fulfilling and successful years to come as a teacher. 

Teacher suffering stress & panic attacks turns to our helpline for support

Laura Braun and her family
30th August 2016

Laura Braun was miserable and suffering from panic attacks. A call to our helpline clarified what she wanted out of her life and career.

NQT Special: Do you know how and when to say no?

Young teacher in the classroom
23rd August 2016

Both NQTs and more experienced teachers can often find it difficult to say no. Julian Stanley explores how teachers can turn down additional requests on their time in a professional manner.