Your Stories

The training fund helped me get back into teaching

Jody and Daughter

After a break from her teaching career to look after her children, Jody wanted to return to the classroom. Our Training and Development fund helped to give her the confidence boost she needed.   

Read my story

Learning in Harmony Academy Trust

Gary Wilkie,Chief Executive and Executive Head of Learning in Harmony Multi-Academy Trust, outlines the positive impact the Positive Workplace Survey has had in this group of schools.

Read my story

Speaking to the helpline kept me in teaching

Education Support stress balls

Victoria was stressed and anxious due to a relentless workload and unreasonable expectations. After breaking down in tears, she turned to our helpline for support. A call which gave her the strength to stay.

Read my story

Haydon School

Haydon School

Robert Jones, headteacher of Haydon School, outlines the work that has been done to improve staff wellbeing and workload, making the school a more positive and productive place to work.

Read my story

Laura's story

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

Read my story

Ollie's story

Ollie in the bath

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

Read my story

Simone's story

Simone

NQT, Simone was able to keep a roof over her and her son’s head with help from our grants. 

Read my story

Elissavet's story

Elissavet

Elissavet moved to London from Leeds as she was offered a great teaching job. She did not have enough money to rent a flat and had to live in one room with her partner.  Find out how she got a space of her own with our help!

Read my story

Boulevard Primary Partnership

Southwood School

Elaine Hawkins,headteacher at Southwood School part of the The Boulevard Primary Partnership, talks about the practical benefits of the Positive Workplace Survey for the school, pupils and all the individual staff members.

Read my story