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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!

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.

Tower of files

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. 

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.

School kids by bus stop

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.

School gates

In 2007 we conducated a joint survey with British Council for School Environments (BCSE) conducted of 530 teachers on school buildings. This report summarises our findings and the subsequent recommendations we made to make building investment even more beneficial for schools.

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Sandra Taylor shares 5 tips for mindful living with and why it is so important for you to look after yourself in order for you to look after others! 

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. 

Rainbow flag

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.