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Resources

How to look after your wellbeing this summer

Teachers and education staff need the summer holidays to unwind, relax and recharge. Our Director of Programmes, Faye McGuinness, outlines some simple ways to look after your wellbeing during the break.

Getting the best out of teacher-parent relationships

Our recent webinar ‘Getting the best out of parent-teacher relationships,’ was a fascinating conversation. Watch the recording and check out our panel’s top five tips on making potentially difficult conversations with parents as productive as possible. 

5 ways schools can show appreciation for their staff

Our Director of Programmes, Faye McGuinness looks at how schools can show they appreciate their staff and ensure mental health and wellbeing is placed at the heart of decision making.

Teacher wellbeing: why appreciation matters

Watch this thought provoking discussion which explores why appreciation is so important to teachers mental health. You will also hear practical tips and recommendations to help encourage a culture of appreciation in your school.

Dealing with uncertainty - teachers and education staff

Managing the many uncertainties caused by the pandemic can be difficult. Mike Armiger provides some practical advice for teachers and education staff to help you to cope more effectively.

managing anxiety teachers and education staff

In this short film, Mike Armiger, Independent Education and Mental Health Advisor, provides practical ways for educators to manage their anxiety in the context of the working during the pandemic.

 

5 ways managers can support teachers and education staff

In this short video ​our CEO Sinéad Mc Brearty outlines 5 ways that headteachers, school and college leaders and managers can best support teachers and education staff during the Covid-19 crisis.

 

ABC model for managing stress - teachers and education staff

The ABC Cognitive Behavioural Tool is a useful model which can help teachers and education staff to work out what we are telling ourselves that feels life threatening when we get stressed or have emotional responses like anger, frustration and irritation.

If we are aware of the signs we are overwhelmed at the early stages we can take preventative action. So how do we know what to look out for in ourselves?

Signs of stress teachers

Take our short stress test to find out what kinds of stress and wellbeing issues may be affecting you.