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.

Our 2015 survey uncovers an ‘epidemic’ of mental health issues as 84% of those working in education admit to suffering problems, with workload to blame in 81% of cases.

Annual survey uncovers an ‘epidemic’ of mental health issues

Clouds

Our survey results reveal 84% of those working in education admit to suffering problems, with workload to blame in 81% of cases.

Results also suggest mental health issues are at risk of being a closely guarded secret as only one quarter of those affected discussed their problems with line managers

Relationship Development Manager

Relationship Development Manager

Are you an excellent relationship manager looking to use your passion and understanding of education to make a difference to the lives of the people who teach? If so, Education Support Partnership may have the perfect role for you.

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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