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

Our 2015 survey uncovers an ‘epidemic’ of mental health issues as 84% of those working in education admit to suffering problems, with workload to blame in 81% of cases.

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

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UK education is facing a crisis that we truly believe we can help solve, but we need your support.

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In partnership with Parentline Plus (now Famliy Lives) we reviewed the extensive literature and many studies examining the link between parental engagement and pupil attainment, behaviour and attendance.

We are currently sponsoring a major three-year project looking at how headteachers can change their school climate and the effect a school climate has on teacher wellbeing. 

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An independent piece of research was commissioned in 2013 to measure the demand and supply of wellbeing support services.

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In December 2014, we carried out a poll of 804 individuals looking at the impact inspections have on the wellbeing. The poll also reveals insights into how inspections can be improved for everyone involved. 

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More than two-thirds (68%) of staff in education witnessed homophobic harassment and just under half (48%) were personally discriminated against because of their sexual orientation, according to our research carried out in March 2014.

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We carried out research that shows that according to teachers, over the past 5 years pupil behaviour has worsened and the impact this has had on teacher wellbeing.