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Our Teacher Wellbeing Index highlights stress epidemic

Teacher wellbeing index results 2018
22nd October 2018

Today sees the publication of our Teacher Wellbeing Index 2018conducted in partnership with YouGov. This comprehensive and robust research highlights a stress epidemic and rising mental health issues across the entire UK education workforce. 

Teacher wellbeing: put your own oxygen mask on first

Oxygen mask
28th August 2018

If teachers are not taking care of themselves, this will inevitably have a knock-on effect for our students too. Adrian Bethune explains why we should start to care for and nurture ourselves as much as we care for and nurture our pupils.

Getting to know you

Teacher with a pupil
23rd August 2018

Building relationships with a new class of students (and their parents!) is something every teacher has to do throughout their career. Here are some tips to make it work well for you.

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.

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.