Teacher Support Network

Counselling, information and research for all teachers


Teacher stress puts education at risk

Pupil behaviour, management pressure and Ofsted rated as major factors for teacher stress 

News published on Thu, 17/04/2014 - 12:07

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

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

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

Volunteers needed for market research

We are inviting expressions of interest from you, to take part in independent research that is being carried out on our behalf. You would be asked to give about 30 minutes or so of your time, either: during one telephone conversation, or over several shorter sessions online.

News published on Thu, 13/06/2013 - 13:46

Teachers turning to payday loans to make ends meet

Teachers are increasingly turning to payday loan companies in an attempt to make ends meet, one teaching union is claiming.

News published on Tue, 26/03/2013 - 09:23

Education professionals work an extra 11 hours a week

Teachers and education professionals work an extra 11 hours a week on average, research has shown, coming second in a top ten list of occupations most likely to work unpaid overtime.

News published on Mon, 25/03/2013 - 12:29


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