Teacher Support

Edapt

Edapt are the only alternative to joining a teacher’s union. They provide impartial specialist advice and support for those with jobs in education during allegations, disciplinary matters and other grievances.

Behavioural Management Techniques

For teachers, methods for managing the class and any specific misbehaving pupils is key to ensuring students stay engaged, on-task and remain positive.

Teaching Union: NASUWT - The Teachers’ Union

Your guide to the NASUWT teaching union.

Teaching Union: NAHT - National Association of Head Teachers

Your guide to the NAHT teaching union.

Teaching Union: Voice

Your guide to the Voice teaching union.

Teaching Union: ATL - Association of Teachers and Lecturers

Your guide to the ATL teaching union.

Teaching Unions: NUT - National Union of Teachers

Your guide to the NUT teaching union.

Managing Stress

Stress is your body’s natural reaction to an excess of mental and emotional pressure. Long-term stress can affect every part of your life, from sleeping problems and high blood pressure to depression. Stress is always a threat regardless of your job, but leading classes of 30 pupils 5 times a day and then working late into the night marking and preparing more lessons is bound to push some teacher to breaking point. The following techniques are proven to help you manage your stress levels and ultimately improve your quality of life.

About

Very few people outside of teaching know the pressure and stress of being a teacher. Dealing with your schedule and staying above water is a serious issue and one every teacher grapples with at some point in their career. Here are some of the sites and resources we recommend if you are feeling overwhelmed or undervalued.