Supporting Teacher Wellbeing

Created on: 10 Mar 2022

Local Authorities as employers have a duty of care to school staff.

 The EIS demands:

  • Increased support for the health and well-being of all those working in education, including specific support for mental health

  • Investment in improved health and safety measures and contingency planning during the Covid-19 pandemic and post-pandemic and a commitment to maintain improvements in basic health and safety measures such as adequate ventilation and enhanced cleaning regimes

  • Fair work for all teachers and education staff, including those who share protected characteristics

  • Appropriate support at all stages of career for disabled teachers, including through reasonable adjustments.