Why teaching staff need to treat themselves

Can you remember the last time you treated yourself to something? If you’re racking your brains trying to remember or you already know the answer and it’s never, the summer holidays is the perfect time to think seriously about doing something nice for yourself.

Stones on a beach

See how your work-life balance stands at the moment and get tips on how to keep things under control.

Wall of wellbeing online tool

Life's about balance.... find out how you fare with this interactive tool. 

Spotting the signs of stress teachers

Take our short stress test to find out what kinds of stress and wellbeing issues may be affecting you.

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.

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 latest annual Health Survey by YouGov.

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.

How to handle stress: teachers & education staff

In our latest Health Survey, 75% of teachers and other education staff said they had suffered from stress in the last 2 years. In response we have put together these practical techniques to help you handle stress. 

 

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