How much do teachers need their half term holiday? Research seeks to find out

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Research conducted by City University in collaboration with Education Support Partnership seeks to find out how much teachers need their half term holiday.

Starting this May, academics from City University London will be conducted the second round of a valuable piece of research, conducted in close collaboration with the Education Support Partnership, looking into the psychological value of the school holidays for teacher health resilience and wellbeing.

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Teacher wellbeing can be overlooked as a ‘nice to have’ rather than as essential. But, from an organisational perspective, employee wellbeing is an important factor in quality, performance and productivity.

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The benefits of parental support in education cannot be underestimated but can be difficult to secure at times. Here's how to nurture the important relationship between schools and home.

Balancing rocks

Work-life balance is something that is often spoken about in the education sector, but is often difficult to achieve. Read our guide to help you find that ever-elusive sweet spot of a work-life balance.

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Our comprehensive guide will help you build positive relationships at work, identify different types of relationships and suggest ways of managing challenging conversations.

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In our latest Health Survey, 77% of teachers, lecturers, teaching assistants and headteachers said they had suffered from stress. In response we have put together these practical techniques to help you handle stress. 

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In this guide we consider the types of disagreements in the workplace, what causes them and how conflict can be resolved.

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We review the impact of allegations on staff health and wellbeing, how stress factors can be mitigated and provide advice on what support is available.

Support to prevent radicalisation

Education Support Partnership is working with the Quilliam Foundation to find out what support is needed for staff to fulfil their new Prevent responsibilities. 

New research suggests good leadership is the major contributor to reducing education job strain

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Charity launches formal consultation on recruitment and retention

At an event being held tonight in the Houses of Parliament, UK charity Education Support Partnership will launch a new formal consultation process designed to gather insights that will help fix the current recruitment and retention crisis. The consultation, opening tomorrow, will run until later in the academic year when Education Support will publish and submit the associated findings to Government.