Teacher Support Network

Counselling, information and research for all teachers

 

 

What we do

We want to keep teachers in teaching. We do this by being the only charity in the UK to provide practical and emotional telephone and online support, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, to any teacher, at any stage of their career, at any age, in any role, in any type of school, with any union. More about us

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There are plenty of ways to help us provide emergency support for your colleagues - from doing a fundraising event in our name to a one-off or regular financial contribution.
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Pupil behaviour, management pressure and Ofsted rated as major factors for teacher stress 

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How do you cope if you are working in education and a victim of domestic violence? Teacher John Yates-Harold shares his story.

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Julian Stanley's SecEd Column

As the Government introduces legislation on equal marriage, enabling same-sex couples to marry for the first time, are teachers ready?

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Teacher Support Network is pleased to announce that thanks to the generosity of our supporters and the Big Give, we will be running a series of free workshops across the UK, for working teachers.

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Julian Stanley's SecEd Column

Following International Women’s Day, Julian Stanley discusses why female teachers are still drawing the short straw when it comes to pay.

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Teachers feel they aren’t prepared to teach same-sex marriage and LGBT issues

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Education expenditure limit down £300 million for 2014-15

Kevin Armstrong, Teacher Support Network's Head of Research and Policy, gives his reaction to 2014's Budget. 

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Teacher Support Cymru is pleased to announce its first ever national conference.

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Julian Stanley's SecEd Column

With more 26,000 reported incidents of stress in the past six months, Julian Stanley calls for a culture of engagement in education, where staff do not feel stigmatised for sharing problems....

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Julian Stanley's SecEd Column

Julian Stanley examines new research that shows behaviour is worse in primary schools, but what does that mean for the future of secondary school teachers? 

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New research released today by the UK’s leading charity for teacher well-being, the Teacher Support Network, shows primary school teachers reporting a worsening of pupil behaviour over the last five years. The poll of teachers reveals over half (53%)...

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How do you create and maintain positive relationships with your colleagues? Psychology and Sociology Teacher Sarah Best offers her solution.

 

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Every year, thousands of newly qualified teachers - NQTs­­­­­ – enter the job market for the first time. This should be an exciting time, as each crop of graduates gets ready to put...

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A YouGov poll commissioned by the Teacher Support Network has revealed a significant a decline in pupil behaviour over the last five years, particularly among staff at private schools.

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We provide a free telephone Support Line for all teachers in England, Wales and Scotland. The Support Line is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

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