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Emotional wellbeing - teachers and education staff

Our emotional health is paramount to our performance, resilience and ability to manage feelings like stress, anxiety or feeling overwhelmed.

When we feel intense emotional responses i.e. we get angry, cross, frustrated, or overwhelmed, we produce cortisol and adrenaline.  These hormones were historically useful when we were running around the savannah trying to escape threats like tigers. It is an evolutionary response based on our former environment when we were under many threats.  

Better sleep tips for teachers

Sleep is imperative for our minds and bodies to function. Find out why and read our tips to ensure you get a good night's sleep. 

If we are aware of the signs we are overwhelmed at the early stages we can take preventative action. So how do we know what to look out for in ourselves?

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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.

Workload anxiety - teachers

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!

Stormy sky

Education staff manage relationships with numerous people including colleagues, managers, parents and students. It is therefore inevitable that a disagreement will happen at some point so learning how to manage them productively is vital.