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How to calm the January blues

January blues - tips for teachers
13th January 2021

What positive and proactive steps can we take this particularly difficult January to prevent the additional stresses and frustrations from overwhelming us?

Avoiding rock bottom

Teacher looking pensive
8th December 2020

Before our health, relationships and careers have the potential to be derailed by a wellbeing crisis, there are things we each of us can do. Emma Kell asked fellow school staff what worked for them when they know they’re hitting the danger-zone before rock-bottom.

There’s‌ ‌no‌ ‌teaching‌ ‌standard‌ ‌that‌ ‌says‌ ‌you‌ ‌shouldn’t‌ ‌cry

Impact of covid on teachers and education staff
2nd December 2020

When‌ ‌you‌ ‌burnout‌ ‌there’s‌ ‌nowhere‌ ‌to‌ ‌go.‌ ‌When‌ ‌the‌ ‌tank‌ ‌is‌ ‌empty‌ ‌you‌ ‌have‌ ‌to‌ ‌stop‌ ‌and‌ ‌refuel.‌ ‌What‌ ‌happens‌ ‌if‌ ‌half‌ ‌the‌ ‌profession‌ ‌have‌ ‌to‌ ‌stop‌ ‌and‌ ‌refuel?‌ ‌Fearghal O'Nuallain reflects on the worrying results of our 2020 Teacher Wellbeing Index. 

Why is it so hard to ask for help?

Asking for help - mental health and wellbeing
10th November 2020

For Men's Health Awareness Month, geography teacher, Fearghal O'Nuallain talks about why education staff, and men in particular, can find reaching out for help so difficult.