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Teacher Wellbeing Index 2018 highlights stress epidemic and rising mental health issues across the sector

22nd October 2018

We are demanding urgent action be taken by the government and sector to address a stress epidemic and rising mental health issues across the entire UK education workforce following the release today (22 October) of our Teacher Wellbeing Index 2018, conducted in partnership with YouGov.

Teachers worrying more about their students’ results

22nd August 2018

As students prepare to receive their GCSE results, new research* released today from the charity Education Support Partnership finds that teachers are worrying significantly more about the implications their students’ results than previous years – something that is leading to increased levels of anxiety and poor health amongst the profession.

Out of survey respondents, 44% of teachers said they are worrying more about the exam results of their pupils compared to three years ago, with this increasing to 65% amongst senior leaders.

Fundraising partnership with academic diary company Pirongs

20th August 2018

Academic diary company Pirongs has teamed up with Education Support Partnership to raise funds. Education Support Partnership are the only UK charity dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of the entire education workforce.

Charity shortlisted for three leading sector awards

31st July 2018

Education Support Partnership is delighted to announce that it has been shortlisted for three sector awards, which recognise best practice and excellence in the UK charity and non-for-profit sector.  The charity has been shortlisted for both Charity Principal of the Year and the Financial Management award at the prestigious Charity Times Awards.

New research highlights concern about teacher wellbeing over the summer break

26th July 2018

New research into the health and wellbeing of teachers during the summer holiday has found that over half (53%) worry to a ‘large extent’ about the amount of preparation needed for the next academic year.

Education charity announces growth plans

23rd May 2018

A UK charity that exists to improve the mental health and wellbeing of teachers and education staff has announced plans to double its income to £5.7m over the next four years to cater for a sharp rise in demand for its services. 
 
Education Support Partnership, which started over 140 years ago as a Benevolent Fund for teachers, offers a range of services for individuals and organisations. 
 

Sharp rise in teachers calling helpline

9th April 2018

Our helpline for education staff has reported a 35% increase in calls from teachers over the past 12 months and a rise in calls from headteachers and deputy heads of 24%.

​Comedy-first a sell-out success for UK education charity

1st March 2018

Brilliant sets from Jack Dee and Stewart Lee together with fantastic hosting by Kerry Godliman made Education Support Partnership’s first-ever comedy fundraiser a roaring sell-out success last night.  

Top names to perform at comedy first for UK education charity

1st February 2018

Laughs are guaranteed with a brilliant comedy line-up including Jack Dee and Stewart Lee for Education Support Partnership’s first-ever comedy fundraiser this month.

Teachers Building Society donates to Education Support Partnership

28th November 2017

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