The General Teaching Council for Scotland

Health and Wellbeing


GTC Scotland has created and curated a variety of resources and advice to support teacher and lecturer health and wellbeing during the Covid-19 crisis.

  • Get valuable insights from health and wellbeing professionals in our Webinar Recordings and Resources sections.
  • Watch interviews with Scottish education professionals about how they're coping with lockdown in the A Brew and a Blether section.
  • Read insightful articles from in the Teaching Scotland section.

Latest Resources

Preparing for Your Probation: Becoming a Probationer in Scotland during the Covid-19 Pandemic - Dr Emma Hepburn. Read the resource

Hugh Smith's think piece on Teacher Resilience is available in video and text formats in the Resources section below.

Paul Mills: Focus for Achievement webinar recording is now available in MyPL. A guide to taking mindful walks is available in the webinar section below.

Education Workforce Support - a ‘one stop shop’ of health and wellbeing resources, created by partners who are all contributing to a new workforce support group, supporting the wellbeing of staff and colleagues within education. Details on where you can access and find supports are included, as is a survey to identify further needs, and a link to offer more resources to the package. - Read the resource (available at the bottom of the linked page)

Claire Lavelle: Being a Leader in a New World webinar recording and support materials are available in the Webinar Recordings section below.

If you would like to recommend health and wellbeing resources that you have found useful please contact:

Education Support

Anyone in education can call the free and confidential helpline run by Education Support, 08000 562561

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