You should be free of fear of abuse from parents at your school. There might be instances when you encounter aggressive behaviour or harassment from parents. This could be at parents’ evenings, receiving abusive emails or phone calls, angry parents at the school gates to even parents posting negatively about you on social media.
You may be a new teacher to the profession, have had pupils asking you to follow them on Instagram or are unsure how to safely navigate social media while at school. Edapt has produced a guide on how teachers can manage their social media accounts with a selection of practical tips.
Teachers at your school might be about to go on strike and you might be unsure of what to do. In this article, we answer frequently asked questions about striking, what your entitlements are and provide definitions for different terminology.
You may feel like you are being bullied or harassed by another teacher, your head of department or headteacher. All teachers have the right to work in a safe and secure environment free from intimidation, harassment and fear and where they feel valued and respected.