Help with research into heads' well-being

6th July 2012 at 01:00

I am writing to ask for some assistance with my PhD research. The topic is the effect of school headship on mental health and well-being. During 30-plus years as a teacher, I watched a number of heads suffer. It's not getting any easier. Why do some struggle and others glide through their term of office? The help I need is for heads in and out of post to contact me if they have had any mental health issues. This can range from significant stressanxiety to a complete breakdown. If colleagues would be prepared to help, or just want to talk through these issues, please contact me at

Jonathan M. Block, Retired head, PhD student and trainee Ofsted inspector.

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