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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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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.

Teacher Wellbeing Index 2019 - research into mental health and wellbeing of teaching professionals (1)

Work-related stress in the teaching profession has increased for the third consecutive year, with sharp rises in tearfulness, difficulty sleeping and irritability amongst education professionals across the UK according to our 2019 Teacher Wellbeing Index.

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What to do about depression - teachers and education staff

Information and practical advice on what to do if you are feeling depressed. 

I feel depressed - depressed teachers and education staff

Depression is a common mental health problem that causes people to experience low mood, loss of interest or pleasure, feelings of guilt or low self-worth, disturbed sleep or appetite, low energy, and poor concentration.

Teacher helping a student

Teacher wellbeing can be overlooked as a ‘nice to have’ rather than as essential. But, from an organisational perspective, employee wellbeing is an important factor in quality, performance and productivity.

Gail Kinman - wellbeing of higher education staff

Our CEO Sinéad Mc Brearty is joined by Professor Gail Kinman, Birkbeck, University of London, an occupational health psychologist and leading light on research on wellbeing in the higher education workforce. They discuss the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the wellbeing of higher education staff and what can be done to support them. 

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.