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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 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.

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This guide provides advice and information on how to effectively manage classroom behaviour. 

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!

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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!

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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.

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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.

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Find out how to assess your current working patterns, prioritise your work and set goals to make sure you are working reasonable hours to avoid stress and burnout.