Coronavirus support | Education Support

Coronavirus update: Throughout this crisis we're here to provide mental health and wellbeing support to all education staff. Find out more.

Coronavirus support

Coronavirus support

We have produced these mental health resources for teachers, lecturers and support staff dealing with the Covid-19 crisis. These are the topics which have been highlighted as especially difficult. View the resources below or view all our short video guides here

We're here for you. We will listen. We can help. 

Coronavirus anxiety - support for teachers and education staff

Anxious

Many people working in schools, colleges and universities have health conditions that leave them particularly vulnerable to the virus. Or their children, partners or parents are vulnerable. Feeling vulnerable can create heightened anxiety and tension within families and households.

Grief - coronavirus emotional support for teachers and education staff

Grieving

People are experiencing grief about the loss of our way of life that has occurred since lock-down began. Some are also experiencing grief due to the death of a loved one, and the inability to connect with family, friends and colleagues in the way that we normally would at such times. 

Coronavirus isolated - support for teachers and education staff

Isolated

Working in education is profoundly social. Relationships with pupils/students and colleagues are known to be especially important to educators. In the current situation, where contact is significantly limited this can produce feelings of isolation and can be very disorienting. 

Supporting education staff - coronavirus

Supporting education staff

There is a wide range of issues affecting teachers and education staff right now. We look here at how headteachers and senior managers in schools, colleges and universities can best support them.