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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. 

money

This free Budget Planner from the Money Advice Service puts you in control of your household spending and analyses your results to help you take control of your money. 

Promoting staff wellbeing

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

Education staff health survey

This research published in September 2017 revealed a bleak picture of the physical and mental health issues caused by the pressures on those working in the sector.