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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.

 

secondary trauma - teachers and education staff

The emotional impact of the pandemic will be enormous. Psychotherapist Ben Amponsah discusses the effects that teachers and education staff may encounter related to secondary traumatic stress, in themselves or in colleagues, and ways of dealing with it.

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.

 

7 strategies to manage coronavirus anxiety - teachers and education staff

Psychotherapist, Ben Amponsah outlines 7 key strategies to help teachers and education staff to manage anxiety during the coronavirus crisis in this short video.

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.

Work-life balance - teachers and education staff

For education staff to be able to perform well at work and be productive over the long run they need a good work-life balance ensuring that they get the right levels of sleep, nutrition and exercise.

Ideas for your wheel of life - teachers and education staff

Here are some ideas to help you create your Wheel of Life

Creating a wheel of life - teachers and education staff - blog

The Wheel of Life allows you to get a snapshot of how satisfied you are in your life at this moment in time.

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?