Teaching seems to attract a disproportionate amount of people prone to perfectionism. Alex Bell discusses why and what can be done about it.
Now that mental health and wellbeing are firmly high up the agenda, let’s work together to look at how we can practically make a real difference to that of teachers and their students.
Matt Butcher teacher, dad and blogger writes an emotional account of his difficult decision to leave teaching.
During January calls to our helpline increase. One of our helpline counsellors talks about the types of calls we receive and how we help the education staff who contact us in distress on a daily basis.
Teacher and researcher, Emma Kell, has identified key ways that can promote positive experiences of teaching and boost wellbeing in schools.
On Sunday 4th December, staff and supporters put on their Santa costumes and ran 5k to raise money for stressed education staff. Have a look at our Santas, reindeer & camel!
Staff wellbeing expert, Sue Hugo, explains why and how taking time out can help you to concentrate on and balance your workload better than ever.
Most NQTs will have doubts and stresses as they face the challenge of their first year in teaching. Our CEO, Julian Stanley, offers some reassurance and some tips to help you survive
With huge pressure on today’s school leaders, our Chief Executive, Julian Stanley discusses the programmes offering wellbeing and mental health support to school leaders.
Teachers need to find their joy, sense of purpose and balance to inspire students and rediscover the joy of teaching says Education Support associate Alex Bell.
This can be a difficult subject for any teacher to broach so here are some strategies for teaching your pupils to recognise, challenge and avoid sexual violence.
On the 19th of October 2016 we attended the Education Select Committee final meeting on teacher supply. We have summarised the key themes and suggestions from committee witnesses.