Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Why promoting kindness in the classroom is a must

Kind words make the world go round. In fact, it has been proven that an environment where safety, kindness and understanding is...

How to survive the stress of exam season

As exam season looms in the not so distant future and our fun filled bank holiday break is now fading to...

Wild, Wild West – the development of Multi Academy Trusts

I’m the CEO of a small MAT, currently two small secondary schools that were previously part of a hard Federation. My job...

The qualities of a tip-top teacher

Teachers, what would we do without them? Often we don’t understand the vitalness of these exceptional human beings until we are adults...

The work-life balance myth

I’m going to generalise here, but teachers work hard. They work hard because they want the best for their pupils, they work...

How to make the most out of your lesson planning

This blog post is for all those new to the teaching game who feel as though structuring and planning each lesson is...

How to balance your mental health with a hectic teaching schedule

As a teacher, you’re often racing around solving a million and one different problems at once, barely getting a moment for a...
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12 Teacher Residential Essentials

It’s that time of year again! The school residential trips are coming up and you’ve been asked to come along. The residential trip is...
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10 Things Every Teaching Assistant Needs in Their Bag

Working as a teaching assistant is an incredibly rewarding job where you get the opportunity to make a difference to children’s lives every day....
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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...