Teachers are heroes says top comedian

Comedian Russell Howard’s has a new series on Sky 1. This week he talks about how hard teachers work and why we must trust and appreciate them more.

Pressure on teachers damaging mental health and wellbeing

Education staff health survey

An overwhelming majority of the UK’s education professionals say they have suffered physical and mental health issues as a result of their jobs according to our new YouGov research.

Finding a new kind of perfect

Teaching seems to attract a disproportionate amount of people prone to perfectionism. Alex Bell discusses why and what can be done about it. 

Speaking to the helpline kept me in teaching

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.

Teachers Building Society donates to Education Support Partnership

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Teachers Building Society was delighted to donate £4775 to the Education Support Partnership in July as its annual Charity Saver Account donation.

Comment on the NAHT’s annual survey looking at retention and recruitment

Tower of files

Julian Stanley, Chief Executive of Education Support Partnership said: “These results make grim reading, echoing what we hear on a daily basis from many teachers and school leaders who tell us they love their job but are struggling to make it work.  

Planning for retirement teacher

You don't have to wait until you're near retirement to begin planning for it. The sooner you begin making arrangements, the smoother the whole process will be. The following information and resources can help guide you.

Headteachers promoting staff wellbeing

There is a recruitment and retention crisis in education. School, college and university leaders have a critical role to play to improve staff wellbeing to help address this. Our factsheet outlines some key ways to promote staff wellbeing in an education environment. 

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Teaching has never been easy. But today, because of a whole new range of targets and demands, teachers have never been under as much pressure. It can affect you personally. And when things do get tough, it can be difficult to talk about it. Especially when your pupils need you to be on top of things.