Dealing with teacher anxiety
This short blog post on Engage Education's website explores what causes teachers to feel anxious, and offers some tips on coping when you're feeling stressed.
There are many situations in teaching that can leave you feeling anxious – challenging students, concern over coronavirus rules, and exam pressures are common triggers, but sometimes the stress can be low-level and constant so that you don’t notice it until you start to feel physical symptoms.
This short blog post on Engage Education’s website explores what causes teachers to feel anxious, and offers some tips on coping when you’re feeling stressed. It includes information about what anxiety feels like, techniques for coping, and how to ask for additional help.
It also features a section on how schools can support teachers experiencing anxiety and links to further information from other organisations.