James Holmes was a primary school teacher with an overloaded, and growing, workload. A story I’m sure many of you are familiar with. James was so overloaded with work that he decided to see if he could make his life easier through software. Mark Mate was born. While back then,
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Teacher wellbeing is a huge focus for pretty much everyone in education at the moment, and rightly so. We all work so hard to do a job that can be so difficult, so it’s certainly time that we all take a look at what we can do to improve wellbeing
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An unfathomable 70 million work days are lost each year due to mental health. At Mark Mate, we’ve tried to do our best to reduce teacher workload, and therefore some of the causes of stress. Of course, marking isn’t the only cause of stress in education, and stress isn’t the
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There’s a headline that I never thought I’d write. At Mark Mate, we’re incredibly passionate about teacher wellbeing. It’s the reason our CEO created the product and the company. We all know that workloads for teachers can reach unmanageable levels, so we wanted to do something about it. Last week,
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As we’ve been discussing all week, teacher wellbeing isn’t the only main concern in education. Student mental health and wellbeing are fast becoming areas of even more concern. There are a number of different strategies available to help young people suffering with their mental health. Today we’re going to take
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