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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 impacts on our work, relationships and ability to manage feelings like stress and anxiety. 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. 

Teachers' Pensions

Information on the Teachers' Pension Scheme, pension and retirement planning, and pension giving. 

Promoting staff wellbeing

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

Workload anxiety - teachers

This factsheet addresses how you should be able to reduce anxiety around your workload with practical tips to help ground you despite the piles of paperwork!

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.