Anti-racism and mental health resources: supporting racially minoritised staff

Information about the impact of racism on school staff, and guidance for schools on how to foster a safe and supportive environment.

In order to properly support the wellbeing of students, the wellbeing of staff must be treated with equal importance.

Some schools already have good initiatives in place to support their staff’s mental health and wellbeing, making it a whole-school priority.  

This resource helps schools specifically think about supporting the mental health and wellbeing of staff from racially minoritised groups.

It covers topics that may impact the mental health of staff from these groups, including the ‘hidden workload’ and the diversity of the teaching profession. It also includes a case study from a teacher reflecting on the impact of support for teachers from diverse backgrounds.

Using this resource

This resource is designed for:

  • use by senior leaders and education staff at primary or secondary schools

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