Make sure that you make time to connect with your family and friends; if it is not possible to meet them in person, then make use of communication platforms such as: Yammer, ezTalks, Hipchat, Zoom, Slack, Fuze, Atlassian or Teams which are popular platforms available to support social connection.
There will be times in life where you need a little support to help you to stay connected.
Connect spiritually and celebrate Mass with others online.
Find ways to make yourself, and those you love, happy.
Connect with others who support people in education.
Seek support if you are caring for someone else.
If you are part of an education union, please do not hesitate to contact them with any enquires:
- National Education Union - 0345 811 8111
- NASUWT - 0333 014 5550
- UNISON - 0800 0857 857
- NAHT - 0300 303 0333
- GMB - https://www.gmb.org.uk/region/midland
There are many stresses on those who work in education - a challenging student, stress & depression, personal financial worries and so many more. Education Support offer free, confidential help and support, no matter what the problem.
Their trained counsellors listen without judgement. No issue is too big or too small.
Their free and confidential helpline is available 24/7 to everyone working in education and is available UK wide on 08000 562 561.