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Time for a digital detox?

Digital detox for teachers
28th March 2018

Are you one of many people thinking about deleting your Facebook account due to the massive data breach by Cambridge Analytica? Could this be the spur you’ve been waiting for to try a digital detox? We take a look at the benefits of going “off grid”.

Is now the time to embrace flexible working?

8th March 2018

With the recruitment and retention crisis getting worse, a simple solution is to do more to support women stay in their jobs. We look at the experiences of women who have asked for more flexibility and share some top tips to help makes positive changes to working practices.

Teaching and parenting: are they compatible?

Parenting and teaching
7th March 2018

Keziah Featherstone, co-founder and national leader for #WomenEd, discusses the difficulties of combining teaching and parenting in the current climate of ever increasing pressures on the profession. 

Housing: a helping hand

Terraced housing
14th November 2017

The impact of stagnating salaries and rising housing costs is becoming clear for many in the teaching profession. Our CEO Julian Stanley looks at what help is out there.

World Mental Health Day: practical information

Teacher wellbeing on World Mental Health Day
5th October 2017

It is World Mental Health Day this Tuesday 10th October so we have compiled our latest guides, factsheets, blogs and video for practical advice on addressing wellbeing and mental health issues. We hope you find these useful. Please share them with your friends and colleagues who work in education. 

Words of wisdom for NQTs

31st August 2017

Retired teachers offer a wealth of knowledge and experience to the younger generation. We have collected together some of their words of encouragement for NQTs.