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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.

Teacher Wellbeing Index 2020
Education Support's annual Teacher Wellbeing Index provides a comprehensive and robust insight into the mental health and wellbeing of all educational professionals throughout the UK. This year's report shows more UK teachers than ever are experiencing symptoms that can lead to depression and anxiety, in a significant rise on previous levels.
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.

 

Covid-19 and the classroom - the impact on the wellbeing of teachers and education staff

Our research report investigates the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the mental health and wellbeing of education staff. It reveals a profession feeling unsupported and unappreciated.

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.