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Resources

5 ways schools can show appreciation for their staff

Our Director of Programmes, Faye McGuinness looks at how schools can show they appreciate their staff and ensure mental health and wellbeing is placed at the heart of decision making.

Teacher wellbeing: why appreciation matters

Watch this thought provoking discussion which explores why appreciation is so important to teachers mental health. You will also hear practical tips and recommendations to help encourage a culture of appreciation in your school.

Dealing with uncertainty - teachers and education staff

Managing the many uncertainties caused by the pandemic can be difficult. Mike Armiger provides some practical advice for teachers and education staff to help you to cope more effectively.

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.

 

Dealing with personal issues - education staff

Dealing with difficulties in our personal lives can take its toll on our physical and emotional wellbeing as well as having an impact on us at school, college or university. 

Planning for retirement teacher

You don't have to wait until you're near retirement to begin planning for it. Here's some information to help guide you.

Emma Kell

Eight four per cent of school leaders recently told us they are feeling stressed. April is Stress Awareness Month so we asked Dr Emma Kell, teacher and author to share her practical wellbeing tips for headteachers and school leaders.

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.