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Feeling stressed and anxious - teachers and education staff

Teachers and education staff endure greater job-related stress than other professionals, according to recent research. However there are a number of tools and techniques to help manage and reduce stress. 

managing technology - work life balance education staff

A good work-life balance is about being able to concentrate well on the task in hand whether at school or out of work and our devices can often prohibit this. Here are some tips to better manage your technology so you can focus better:

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. 

Teachers' Pensions

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

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.

Benefits calculator

Find out information on income-related benefits, tax credits, Council Tax Reduction, Carer’s Allowance, Universal Credit and how your benefits will be affected if you start work or change your working hours.

Debt tes

If you are struggling with debt issues, this free test from the Money Advice Service could help you start to get your finances back on track.