Thursday, July 25, 2024
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Top Teaching Interview Tips

Job interviews of any kind are nerve-wracking and we’ve all had interview experiences we would be happy to forget. Interviews for teaching posts can...
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NQTs: How to Handle Criticism

 This one is really tough. You're going to devote so many hours to planning lessons, making resources and working hard to establish yourself and...
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Teachers: How to Use the Christmas Break Wisely

As we move in to the last weeks of winter term, teachers will be looking forward to a well-earned rest over the Christmas break....
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Best Books for Teachers

School’s out for summer and there’s no better way to relax than put your feet up and get stuck in to a great book....
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Students as Teachers: Empowering, Encouraging, Enlightening

As a result of my teaching timetable last year, I started to involve my students more at the front of the class. I had...
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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...

Top Ten(ish) Tips for Teacher Training

As I write this post from the comfort of a secured place at an incredible school for my NQT year, it's easy to forget...

How to Plan a Lesson

Over my next few posts I'm going to offer some (hopefully) helpful advice on teaching. I know some of you may not have taught...
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How To Write a Teaching Cover Letter That Stands Out

So you’ve created a stellar teaching CV and now it’s time to pen a stand-out cover letter. But where to start? Cover letters are...
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How To Streamline Your Marking and Be a More Productive Teacher

  Martine Ellis hosts a popular education podcast called The Teaching Space. She is also a teacher educator and Google Certified Trainer based in Guernsey. This...