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Staff wellbeing in Higher Education research report
This research report looks at the positive and negative factors that influence the wellbeing of staff who work in higher education and how wellbeing in the sector could be improved.
Helpline for teachers and education staff sees rise in calls
This report outlines how many education staff use the helpline services, a demographic breakdown of callers, what they are calling about and the what impact the call had on their mental health.
Planning for retirement teacher

You don't have to wait until you're near retirement to begin planning for it. Here's some information to help guide you.

Time management for teachers

Effectively managing time and high workloads is a challenge for all those working in education. Whatever your role here are some useful techniques to help.

Say no

Many people are uncomfortable saying no because they do not want to disappoint others, have had negative experiences saying no in the past or don't want to be viewed as uncooperative.

Teacher helping a student

Teacher wellbeing can be overlooked as a ‘nice to have’ rather than as essential. But, from an organisational perspective, employee wellbeing is an important factor in quality, performance and productivity.

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.

Woman with head in her hands

Our 2018 Teacher Wellbeing Index revealed that 67% of education professionals describe themselves as stressed. Check out these practical techniques for teachers and education staff on how to handle stress.

Dealing with caring responsibilities - teachers and education staff

You are a carer if you provide (unpaid) support and care for someone who has an illness, disability, mental health problem or addiction. 

It can be difficult when relationships change to include caring responsibilities as often it is not what people wanted or expected (sometimes for both carer and the cared person).

As well as the additional tasks that can take time and sometimes physical effort there is also the emotional impact of seeing someone ill, having to look after them and also sometimes dealing with their resistance to being cared for.

how to deal with emotions - teachers and education staff

If you feel the following common difficult emotions that can make you feel overwhelmed, here are some things that can help.