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Benefits calculator

Find out information on income-related benefits, tax credits, Council Tax Reduction, Carer’s Allowance, Universal Credit and how your benefits will be affected if you start work or change your working hours.

Debt tes

If you are struggling with debt issues, this free test from the Money Advice Service could help you start to get your finances back on track. 

money

This free Budget Planner from the Money Advice Service puts you in control of your household spending and analyses your results to help you take control of your money. 

teacher bullying image

This factsheet will look into what constitutes bullying or harassment and what to do if you are in the unfortunate position of being subjected to these unwanted behaviours.

Stressed person

This factsheet addresses how you should be able to reduce anxiety around your workload with practical tips to help ground you despite the piles of paperwork!

Teacher helping a student

When you are approaching parents' evening, make sure you know the kids - know their progress, know their levels, know everything! A really wise teacher interprets it more broadly, however. Know your kids, but know your audience too. Try these tips for a parents-friendly evening!

Better sleep tips

Stress or too much work can keep you up all night. Don't underestimate the importance of a quality night's sleep, says Kathryn Lovewell.

Woman crying

Experiencing a divorce or separation can be one of the most emotional and stressful times in your life. Trying to juggle day to day life when you are going through such a change and loss can leave you feeling drained and overwhelmed.

Teacher in a classroom

We worked with the national charity for families, Family Lives, to produce an online resource: 'Guidance for Head Teachers and School Staff: How to Support Pupils' Parents'. The guidance offers advice to educational professionals on how to better work with their pupils' parents and where they can go for additional support.

Teacher looking at a computer

New figures show increasing numbers of teachers are facing abuse online. We've put together some tips for social media to help education staff avoid cyberbullying from students, colleagues or parents.