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Coronavirus update: We continue to be here to provide mental health and wellbeing support to all education staff.

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Top tips on sleep - teachers and education staff

Good quality sleep is what we need to counteract the instability, uncertainty and high levels of anxiety that seem to permeate our everyday lives during this pandemic. If you are struggling to get this much needed sleep this advice might help. 

Nick Juba - Greater Brighton Metropolitan College  - staff wellbeing in further education

In the first of our ‘in conversation’ videos, Education Support’s CEO Sinéad Mc Brearty speaks with Nick Juba, CEO of Greater Brighton Metropolitan College about his perspective on staff wellbeing issues in further education.

Isolation - teachers and education staff

In this short video from Channel 4 News Doctor Radha Modgil, an NHS GP, gives advice on how people can stay mentally healthy and happy while in self-isolation. 

 

 

Tips for looking after teachers and education staff during coronavirus

There are a wide range of issues affecting the mental health and wellbeing of teachers and education staff right now. We have developed these tips to help you look after yourself in these extraordinary times. 

As a new national lockdown starts and schools are once again closed to all but key workers, it is time to remind teachers and education staff in these uncertain times we are here to listen. Please share our new helpline poster so that education staff both both past and present know they can access our free and confidential emotional support 24/7. 

Dealing with caring responsibilities - teachers and education staff

Here's some information about what you can do to get support if you have caring responsilibities. 

Talking to colleagues about mental health - teachers and education staff

The skills to have healthy conversations about mental health and wellbeing are key to creating a culture where people feel valued, cared for and supported.

If the signs of stress, anxiety and poor mental health can be spotted early this can allow teachers and education staff to get help and so not have to get to a point where they become physically sick, burnt out or have to be signed off with stress. 

Helpline for teachers and education staff sees rise in calls
This report outlines how many education staff use the helpline services, a demographic breakdown of callers, what they are calling about and the impact the call had on their mental health.
how to deal with emotions - teachers and education staff

If you feel the following common difficult emotions that can make you feel overwhelmed, here are some things that can help.