Mental health

‘Stark gap’ between teacher and leader wellbeing

Survey finds teachers twice as likely as leaders to report feeling 'physically and mentally' unwell

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Mental health

32,000 children wait at least 2 years for mental health treatment

Children's commissioner calls for early intervention as pupils wait 'significant portion of their young lives' for support

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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Schools

Working in schools ‘unsustainably demanding’ as teacher wellbeing hits five-year low

The education workforce is 'stressed and unhappy at work,' warns teacher support charity

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Samantha Booth
Mental health

Heads unable to take up wellbeing support because of workload

Study evaluating government-funded service found overworked leaders couldn't find free hour

Jack Dyson
Jack Dyson
Schools

Ministers extend mental health support as waiting list swells

The DfE is looking to extend a mental health support package for headteachers beyond March after a waiting list...

Samantha Booth
Samantha Booth
Schools

Revealed: The five advisers who will support DfE’s sex education review

Panel includes academy bosses, women's health ambassador, chief social worker and lawyer who liked controversial tweets

Amy Walker
Amy Walker
Ofsted

Investigate teacher suicides, experts tell Health and Safety watchdog

Writing in the BMJ, academics also call for inquiry by MPs into impact of Ofsted on teaching staff

Amy Walker
Amy Walker
Mental health

Mental health leads struggle to find time for the job

Almost 6 in 10 schools have taken up training grant funding, but survey reveals workload concerns

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker