Thursday, July 25, 2024
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How to Be Organised!

Organisation is a funny thing. We all know what it is and we all know the benefits of it, but as term-time madness takes...
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How to Survive Student Panel Interviews

So you’ve applied for a promising teaching job and the school are impressed with your application. You’ve been invited to an interview with the...
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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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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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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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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...

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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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...
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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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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,...