Recourse

The helpline dedicated to school teachers and staff in FE and HE

Recourse is here to offer you practical and emotional support if you are experiencing problems in your work or home life
We provide free support services specifically for all staff working in adult, further and higher education. Supported by UCU, Recourse complements the work of the union
They were very kind and helpful and donated this money with the minimum of fuss and red tape. I now feel less anxious about my situation and far more hopeful

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Higher Education has been in the spotlight for students' mental health, but now the focus is turning to staff. Julian Stanley, Group Chief Executive at Teacher Support Network, Recourse & Worklife Support looks at what is happening and offers ideas on how people in Universities can help improve things.

Do you want to be part of setting the education news agenda? Can you build on the level of media attention that, we as the leading charity for the wellbeing of education staff, are accustomed to? 

Have you not heard of Teacher Support Network and Recourse? Nor have 80% of the education sector. Do you want to help us change that?

Teachers feel they aren't prepared to teach same-sex marriage and LGBT issues

We have an Advice Centre with articles, tips and help on a large range of issues and a new Practical Guide to Time Management for FE & HE professionals to download.

We last carried out a survey into workplace discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) staff in education in 2005. We have decided to repeat the survey nearly a decade later to coincide with Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender (LGBT) History month to see how things may (or may not) have changed.

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Higher Education has been in the spotlight for students' mental health, but now the focus is turning to staff. Julian Stanley, Group Chief Executive at Teacher Support Network, Recourse & Worklife Support looks at what is happening and offers ideas on how people in Universities can help improve things.
Post date: Thursday 10 July 2014
Teachers feel they aren't prepared to teach same-sex marriage and LGBT issues
Post date: Monday 31 March 2014
We last carried out a survey into workplace discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) staff in education in 2005. We have decided to repeat the survey nearly a decade later to coincide with Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender (LGBT) History month to see how things may (or may not) have changed.
Post date: Tuesday 04 March 2014