We want to keep teachers in teaching. We do this by being the only charity in the UK to provide practical and emotional telephone and online support, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, to any teacher, at any stage of their career, at any age, in any role, in any type of school, with any union. More about us
In 2005, Teacher Support Network surveyed teachers to coincide with Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender (LGBT) History month on what discrimination and harassment LGBT teachers face in schools. We have decided to repeat the survey nearly...
Julian Stanley examines new research that shows behaviour is worse in primary schools, but what does that mean for the future of secondary school teachers?
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%)...
After Sir Michael Wilshaw's comments on teacher training earlier this month, Julian Stanley asks how we can better support and mentor new teachers.
How do you create and maintain positive relationships with your colleagues? Psychology and Sociology Teacher Sarah Best offers her solution.
Every year, thousands of newly qualified teachers - NQTs – enter the job market for the first time. This should be an exciting time, as each crop of graduates gets ready to put...
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.
We provide a free telephone Support Line for all teachers in England, Wales and Scotland. The Support Line is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
Coaching and Counselling are available over the phone from 8am to 8pm, 365 days a year.
Our phone coaches can help you find out information on a range of issues about teaching and being a teacher. We can also point you in the direction of other organisations that may be able to help.
We can help you take control of your finances problems with debt counselling from our money management team. Additionally some teachers may be eligible to receive financial assistance.
Following the launch of a new campaign from Stonewall and a new soap storyline, Julian Stanley asks whether teachers are subject to homophobic bullying as...
Following National Stress Awareness Day, Julian Stanley considers if awareness campaigns actually help.
A coaching relationship can make a difference to your well being. Mike de Val shows you how you can set up a buddy coaching system with a friend or colleague.