John Illingworth, NUT National President 2001-2002, will talk about how teachers can protect their mental health.
Date: Tuesday, March 20th
Venue: The Holiday Inn, the Leisure Exchange (near Interchange bus and rail station)
Time: 5pm, with a buffet tea from 4.30pm
John was a head teacher before retiring because of stress related ill-health. Since then he has fought back, discussing the growing problem of mental ill-health amongst teachers on Radio 4 programmes “Today” and “OnThe Ropes”, and writing a booklet for teachers on tackling stress.
The focus of the meeting will be a positive one: it’s about fighting back .
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