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How to wind down to retirement

Teachers winding down to retirement
11th July 2018

Though you may be longing for the days when your working life ends and the long, languid days of retirement beckon like a waterfall in a desert, the shock of no longer working can be overwhelming.

Why teaching staff need to treat themselves

Teaching staff treat themselves wellbeing
3rd July 2018

Can you remember the last time you treated yourself to something? If you’re racking your brains trying to remember or you already know the answer and it’s never, the summer holidays is the perfect time to think seriously about doing something nice for yourself.

Raffle winners announced!

28th June 2018

Many thanks to everyone who entered our Spring Raffle. Thanks to your generous support, an incredible £24,124 was raised! This will go a long way to help education staff in crisis.

Expert panel discuss staff wellbeing

28th June 2018

It was standing-room only at our discussion ‘Staff wellbeing and its impact on the recruitment and retention crisis’. The panel, Vic Goddard, Adrian Bethune, Victoria Hewett and Lord Lucas, gave some great insights.

Is retirement all it's cracked up to be?

Retiring from education
12th June 2018

You may be looking forward to retiring and have all sorts of plans for how you’ll spend it. Yet nothing can quite prepare you for the shock retirement may bring. We look here at steps you can take to try to get emotionally ready for when you leave work for good.

Why teachers leave school

Why teachers leave school
7th June 2018

When the job feels like it’s getting too much, thoughts can turn to quitting. However, many teachers have come back from the brink, as Julian Stanley explains.

Sexual harassment in Higher Education

6th June 2018

Sexual harassment and misconduct has been highlighted as an issue for the higher education sector and we have been making sure that we are connecting with the people and organisations tackling it, so that we can offer appropriate support.

In defence of the staff room

Teaching staff chatting
15th May 2018

As working life becomes busier and busier, we must all of us find time for a good natter, which is why the staffroom is still vital to wellbeing says our CEO Julian Stanley. 

How to look after yourself during an Ofsted

Ofsted inspections and teacher wellbeing
25th April 2018

It’s always important that you try to take good care of yourself but before and during an Ofsted you need to be extra nice to yourself. Here’s how to survive and even thrive during an Ofsted.

Exam stress - teachers feel it too!

10th April 2018

With so much emphasis on exam stress faced by students and their parents, it’s often forgotten what a truly stressful time this also is for teachers and everyone working in education. So it’s vital you take good care of yourself.