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Organising around mental health

This course taps into the necessity to turn the challenges of workload and stress in schools into an opportunity to organise our members.

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Advice

Stressed School Teacher Advice
Protecting staff mental health

It is important to understand the extent of governing body’s responsibilities for managing health, safety and welfare of teachers and ways in which the NEU and governors can work together to safeguard the mental health of teachers.

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Tackling stress

Excessive workload and working hours are continually cited by teachers as one of the main causes of their workplace stress. This advice explains how to tackle stress at a local level in your workplace.

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Work and suicide

If someone is threatening imminent suicide call 999 and stay with them until the emergency services arrive.

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Stress risk assessment

A stress risk assessment is a careful examination of what in a workplace could cause staff to suffer from work-related stress, so that you can weigh up whether you have done enough, or should do more to prevent harm.

Blog

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Clean Air Day 2019

Last year's Clean Air Day saw over 550 events taking place nationally and this year's event on Thursday June 20th is set to be even bigger. Clean Air Day aims to raise awareness of how we can all take action, and support action, that will make the air we breathe cleaner and safer for all.

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Mental Health funding

Dr Mary Bousted, joint general secretary of the NEU writes about the impact of school funding cuts on pupils with SEND and poor mental health.

Press release

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Mental Health Training

Commenting on an announcement by Theresa May that every new teacher will be trained in spotting the signs of mental health issues, Dr Mary Bousted, joint general secretary NEU, said: “The aspiration to train school staff to spot signs of mental illness amongst pupils is welcome, but it will amount to little more than a sticking plaster."

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Mental health in exam factories

Commenting on the passing of Motion 29 at the Annual Conference of the National Education Union, Kevin Courtney, Joint General Secretary of the National Education Union, said: “The current draconian approach to the education of children and young people is turning our schools into Exam Factories and squeezing the joy and creativity out of the classroom.

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Capita and Primary School Tests

Capita is set to make a vast profit at the expense of young primary children’s mental health and well-being, after the award of a £109 million contract by the government, says the NEU.

Event

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Resilience and mental health

This course is divided into two parts allowing participants to try techniques and ideas back in the classroom and then reflect on their practice.

York -
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Academic resilience

This course is divided into two parts allowing participants to try techniques and ideas back in the classroom and then reflect on their practice.

London -
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Introduction to Mental Health

This multi disciplinary course will enable you to consider how you can promote the mental health and wellbeing of the children and young people you work with.

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