You could be able to soon, following the announcement of a £5m pilot sabbatical scheme for UK teachers by education secretary Damian Hinds. In this post, we take a look at the announcement, explaining what’s being proposed, why it’s happening, when it’s being rolled out and what the news means for teachers in London and across the UK.
This week on the Future Education blog we have a guest blogger, Julieanne Cresswell a transformational coach. We understand that teaching is a very rewarding job but it also has its challenges – as with any profession. When balancing everything it is very easy to forget about taking care of yourself.
Bad days, a heavy workload, deadlines, high expectations, managing pupils and parents, difficult classes and a multitude of other factors – teaching is a job that comes with a multitude of unique pressures and challenges. These can all take their toll on physical, emotional and mental wellbeing. In this post, we look at some of the different options and organisations that are out there.