Teacher Support Network

The helpline dedicated to school teachers and staff in FE and HE

What we do

At Teacher Support Network we believe that no teacher should have to cope with emotional strain alone, which is why we're always here to listen. Our dedicated helpline, the only one of its kind, is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. More about us

Support our work

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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We have been overwhelmed by the amazing messages of support sent by our generous supporters to help teachers, lecturers and other staff in education who are near...

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This poll of 804 individuals working in schools in England, carried out for the Teacher Support Network Group by...

Julian Stanley's SecEd Column

Julian Stanley considers how a school's tough stance on dress code can impact on a child's education.

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Emma Kell remembers a former colleague who passed away this summer and the power of an inspirational school leader.

Our chief executive, Julian Stanley, considers the state of further and higher education in the news.

Jennifer Watts, a freelance writer for Persil, suggests how you can include hands-on learning techniques in your lessons.

Julian Stanley's SecEd Column

Julian Stanley talks about bullying at work and what teachers can do to stop bullying behaviour escalating.

2 parents evenings

It's time for parents evenings. Do you love or loathe  them?

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Unpacking the science of teaching; what is pedagogy? Education Research Director, Rob Loe gives his perspective

TSN YouGov Survey Teacher Training infographic

Significant numbers of teachers are deprived of adequate training and development, according to a YouGov...

Each year, we award 12 grants of up to £500 to help young people with their education through our Cutler Trust Scholarships scheme.

Our Trustees have now agreed a new governance structure with a view to creating a brand new single entity charity to replace Teacher Support Network, Recourse and our trading company, Worklife Support.

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There comes a point in many teachers’ and lecturers’ lives when they have to consider retirement. For those people thinking of retiring, what are the key things to consider in order to make...

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