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LGBT report reveals teachers suffering discrimination

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

News published on Thu, 27/03/2014 - 12:22

Primary school teachers report decline in pupil behaviour with damaging effects for their mental health and ability to teach

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%) of primary school teachers say they have seen worsening behaviour, compared with only 46% of secondary school teachers.

News published on Thu, 13/02/2014 - 16:26

Thank you for making it BIG!

Before Christmas we asked all our supporters to help us raise £5,250 as part of the Big Give Christmas Challenge. We are happy to report that together we exceeded our target and raised a fantastic £6,368.75!

News published on Wed, 29/01/2014 - 00:00

Private school teachers report pupil behaviour in continuing decline with damaging effects for teaching standards

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.

News published on Mon, 30/12/2013 - 08:00

Will we never learn - press response

In response, to a Sunday Times piece Will we never learn, Julian Stanley, Teacher Support Network Group Chief Executive writes:

News published on Wed, 04/12/2013 - 15:34

Damned if you don't, damned if you do - press response

In response to a Guardian article Damned if you don’t, damned if you do, Julian Stanley, Teacher Support Network's Group Chief executive comments:

News published on Tue, 26/11/2013 - 10:00

More teachers need financial support for essentials like food and accommodation

The Teacher Support Network is calling for greater financial support for teachers after new data released by the charity reveals a significant rise in the number of teachers asking for grants to help them afford essential items like food and accommodation.

News published on Mon, 09/09/2013 - 09:00

Schools should share the best teachers, a report claims

The greatest teachers should be shared amongst schools so that under achieving children and young pupils improve, claims a report ‘Better to best’ commissioned by Liverpool Mayor Joe Anderson. Authored by former Education Secretary Baroness Morris, it claims whilst schools have improved since the city failed an Ofsted report in 1999 the real challenge was to deliver high standards for all groups, the BBC reports.

News published on Tue, 16/07/2013 - 17:01

Mental health should be added to school timetables

Mental health lessons should be added to pupil’s timetable in secondary schools, a new UK charity has urged. In their inaugural report ‘Alone with my thoughts’, Mindfull calls for awareness of the importance in mental health to be integrated into every aspect of young people's development particularly in schools and health services.

News published on Sat, 06/07/2013 - 00:00

Teachers ‘distraught’ according to NASUWT survey

Teachers are distraught and are considering quitting the profession because they are concerned about the changes in their pay and pensions suggests a survey by the NASUWT.

News published on Wed, 03/07/2013 - 10:30

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