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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. 

The 4 Rs to manage stress

Impact of covid on teachers and education staff
29th October 2020

For National Stress Awareness Day on 4th November, teacher and author Victoria Hewett looks at 4 ways teachers and education staff can manage the many stresses that have arisen recently.

An extra dose of serenity please

Serenity - a headteachers experience of Covid half term
27th October 2020

Headteacher Darren Morgan explores some of the problems faced by education staff. Read his three quick and simple suggestions to help you cope. 

What happens when you call our helpline?

teachers and education staff - calling helpline
8th October 2020

Talking about your problems can feel scary, so we thought it would be useful to explain what happens when you ring our free and confidential helpline to reassure those fearful of picking up the phone. 

Covid-19: importance of resilience and relationships

Covid -  teacher resilience
17th September 2020

In light of our recent report on the impact of Covid-19 on education staff, Adrian Bethune explores how resilience helps us cope better in the face of adversity and just how crucial relationships and support networks are at times of need.

Covid-19: concerns and challenges

Covid - teachers challenges and concerns
17th September 2020

Teachers and education staff are facing immense challenges in the weeks and months ahead and will need support for their physical and mental health, says deputy headteacher Andrew Cowley. 

Looking after yourself during the year ahead

Kindness in schools
9th September 2020

Teachers and education staff have the capacity to shape boundaries, to say ‘no’, to actively cordon off time for the most important activity of all: self-care. Here are some practical strategies to keep your oxygen tank topped up.