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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Julian Stanley's SecEd Column

Julian Stanley considers how the charity's programmes can help headteachers develop their students and themselves

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Running a session on Mindfulness for a group of 25 Supply teachers recently, we talked about the importance of looking after yourself in order...

As Worklife Support and Teacher Support Network embrace an exciting future as one organisation, we are looking to develop and expand our national network of experienced associate trainers, consultants and facilitators to work with school, senior leaders and charities.

Homepage of new website Be Well Teach Well

Today we are pleased to launch a new website packed with information, advice and practical tips to help teachers overcome some of the key...

Julian Stanley's SecEd Column

On the verge of the election, Julian Stanley reflects on the last five years in education and looks ahead for what the next government may bring

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Kevin Armstrong, our Head of Research and Policy, takes a look at what the main parties are promising for education in their election manifestos. ...

We’re in the final stretch before the General Election and we need your help to get the political parties to support our Education Manifesto. Here's some simple steps you can take to help us spread the word.

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Welcome to the new dedicated blog for the charity’s research and policy work.

With so many stories about child mental health recently, David Exall from children's counselling charity Place2Be, says teachers and education professionals must look after their own...

New figures show increasing numbers of teachers are facing abuse online. We've put together some tips for social media to help education staff avoid cyberbullying from students, colleagues or...

Teacher Support Network spoke to Radio 4 about teacher stress for a documentary looking at the cost of sickness absence on staff. 

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For success not survival, focus on your audience.

As parents’ evening draws near, “Do your homework,” is the wise teacher’s mantra. Make sure you know...

Julian Stanley's SecEd Column

Julian Stanley says teachers cannot be solely responsible for poor student behaviour but you can make a positive difference.

We helped 299 more NUT members last year than the year before. Fact

This page is for those of our donors who currently give to Teacher Support Network through your NUT membership. 

Teacher Support Network is backing a piece of research commissioned by the Department for Education to find out why so many teachers are leaving the profession.