Tuesday, May 11, 2021
A selection of book spines.

The Power of Words: Why I Love World Book Day

World Book Day started in 1998 in the UK and I remember it as if it was yesterday. In reality, I was just being...
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What’s Fake News Got to Do with Schools?

We’re all aware of the spread of fake news in the media over recent years. From internet trolls to politicians, it’s become a tool...
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Why Supply Teaching is Better Than Going Permanent

With the current pressures facing teachers including mounting workloads, accountability measures and reforms, many are turning to other professions or considering supply teaching. And...
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Be a leader, even if you’re not on the leadership team

Have you ever wondered why there are so many phrases that use the word boss? Like a boss. You’re the boss. Who’s the boss?...
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National Anti-Bullying Week: It’s Not Just For the Students

The 13th of November marks the beginning of National Anti-Bullying Week. Thousands of schools across the country will be carrying out assemblies, school initiatives,...
Lone ship at sea

NQTs: have reasonable expectations of yourselves

A lot of teachers I know are perfectionists; it’s not entirely surprising. We have high expectations of ourselves. We have an idea in mind...
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Teacher Retention: The Facts You Need to Know

The UK is struggling with teacher retention during growing numbers of pupil intake and cuts to the education sector. The Government has missed recruitment...
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In the School Garden: The Benefits of Outdoor Learning

A change of scenery can make a big impact on wellbeing, and that goes for schools too. Regularly getting out of the classroom and...

Making the Move- UK to International Teaching

TES job alerts.…it can be your best friend, it can be your enemy. Signing up to the daily job alerts was one of the...
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Let’s Fight Library Funding Cuts: Support Our School Libraries

No one can deny the importance of reading from a young age. Countless studies have shown that children who read frequently enjoy numerous benefits,...