The Samaritans ‘Talk to us’ campaign, highlights the importance of good mental health and encourages people to speak out who are struggling. This is to highlight the importance of good mental health and encourages people to speak out who are struggling. Teaching can be a demanding job, especially during the recent pandemic. Teachers may have felt isolated and anxious whilst juggling their workload and teaching children both remotely and in the classroom.
In March 2021, 82% of teachers described themselves as stressed. Excessive workload and long hours have been sighted as the main factors of stress. With teachers adapting to various methods of schooling and the uncertainty of Covid restrictions in the next academic year, it is important to have a work-life balance and take rest when needed.
So we have put together some tips on how to manage stress as a teacher: