Friday, November 16, 2018
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A Good Start to the School Year

And here we are again! I’ve found it’s fun to start afresh, but a lot of work. I always think teaching is unique in...
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How to Set a Seating Plan That Works For You

It’s that time of year again. The school gates have opened, and teachers and students are heading back in to the classroom. And with...
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NQT: The End is Just the Beginning

So, just like that, I finished NQT. My final observation was 2 weeks ago and I think that it was probably the biggest anti-climax ever,...
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5 Things Teachers Need To Do During The Summer Holidays

The summer holidays are one of the renowned benefits of being a teacher and make you the envy of all your non-teaching friends. While...
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Making Books Accessible With a Moving Library

Having completed my second year of Primary Teaching in May – I finished the year exhausted but enlightened in equal measure. Though I welcomed...

Why Teachers Must Have a Support Network

Teaching is one of the most rewarding and fulfilling vocations there are. It’s can also be one of the most exhausting. With increasing workloads...
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7 Ways To Brush Up Your Teacher CV

When schools are looking for new teachers, they’re looking for someone with passion and commitment, someone dedicated to the profession, especially amongst the current...
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Why I Love Teaching

Teaching. It's a bit of a funny job really. You get berated publicly for both working too much and working too little (I never...
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3 Go-Home-Happy Strategies When You’ve Had a Bad Day

Bad days happen. I wish I could promise you that you won’t have a bad day, but I can’t. There will be those days...
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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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