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Eating well - teachers and education staff

We need to eat well for our prefrontal cortex (rational brain) to work and allow us to perform to the best of our abilities. Often when people feel irritable, are in a mood or they are finding it hard to concentrate it is because their prefrontal cortex needs refuelling as it has a short battery.

Physical wellbeing - teachers and education staff

Your physical wellbeing is key to your mental performance. The stronger you are physically the better your mind and body will work. Chess master Garry Kasparov swears by his exercising routine to keep his brain in shape.

Emotional wellbeing - teachers and education staff

Our emotional health is paramount to our performance, resilience and ability to manage feelings like stress, anxiety or feeling overwhelmed. Here's some advice on how to look after your emotional health. 

Better sleep tips for teachers

Sleep is imperative for our minds and bodies to function. Find out why and read our tips to ensure you get a good night's sleep. 

Teacher wellbeing index 2018

An overwhelming majority of the UK’s education professionals say they have suffered physical and mental health issues as a result of their jobs according to our latest annual Health Survey.

Promoting staff wellbeing

Our factsheet outlines some key ways to promote staff wellbeing in an education environment. 

Teacher with a pupil

When you are approaching parents' evening, make sure you know the kids - know their progress, know their levels, know everything! A really wise teacher interprets it more broadly, however. Know your kids, but know your audience too. Try these tips for a parents-friendly evening!

Teacher in Classroom

Whether you are thinking about progressing your teaching career or changing focus to a non-teaching position in the education sector, the information below gives some tips on how to move through the career ladder.

Teacher in a classroom

Our comprehensive guide will help you build positive relationships at work, identify different types of relationships and suggest ways of managing challenging conversations.

Woman with head in her hands

We review the impact of allegations on staff health and wellbeing, how stress factors can be mitigated and provide advice on what support is available.