Reduced workload and better support for wellbeing key to retaining teachers

Teacher with a pupil

Our latest research identifies and explores possible solutions to education’s ongoing retention and recruitment crisis.

Teacher with a pupil

Our latest research identifies and explores possible solutions to education’s ongoing retention and recruitment crisis.

Response to the Education Select Committee’s ‘supply of teachers’ inquiry report

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This inquiry echoes what we hear from teachers every day. Many are struggling with crippling workloads which cannot be sustained. Pressure on budgets and a failure to attract new recruits is exacerbating the strain experienced by those in the job.

Training & development fund

Training room

Our new Training and Development fund can assist staff in education with the cost of education-related training and help former education staff to re-enter the education sector or to transition to a new career.

 

Education Support Partnership comment on the government’s plans to “transform” attitudes to mental health, with a focus on children and young people

Teacher in a playground

Julian Stanley, Chief Executive of Education Support Partnership said:

“It’s good to see the Prime Minister’s commitment to making mental health a priority.

Statues

Here we outline the key personalities types you may encounter in your job and give advice on the best way to cope with them. 

Candles

Kathryn Lovewell, author of 'Every Teacher Matters' offers these top tips to keep your energy high and your focus sharp throughout your teaching day.

Say no

Many people are uncomfortable saying no because they do not want to disappoint others, have had negative experiences saying no in the past or don't want to be viewed as uncooperative.

Empty meeting room

We commissioned a poll which has revealed that schools are set to suffer an ‘experience exodus’ by 2020 and beyond.

Training room

Significant numbers of teachers said they were deprived of adequate training and development, according to a 2015 YouGov poll we commissioned.