Mental health updates
8 April 2019
As concerns continue about the mental health of pupils, the DfE has revised its guidance document Mental Health and Behaviour in Schools. The previous version was published in March 2016 and the new document is worth revisiting.
Mental Health and Behaviour in Schools 2018 can be found at https://bit.ly/1qnxNSq.
At the same time, a recent survey suggests that teachers themselves are suffering from mental health issues, often as a result of difficulties with behaviour management. The research by Education Support Partnership has identified that a third of teachers suffer from poor mental health, see https://bit.ly/2Dusbmd.