Wednesday, November 13, 2019
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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...
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10 Qualities of Super Senior Leaders

Leaders of any kind, whether in the public or private sectors, have to display certain qualities in order to be effective. And with school...
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Top Tips for Teaching Assistants

If you’re reading this, you’re probably working as, or thinking about becoming, a teaching assistant. Having worked as a teaching assistant and learning support...
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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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5 Supply Teacher Wellbeing Tips

Supply teaching can be pretty tough. You spend your week working across different schools, running from classroom to classroom providing cover for classes of...
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10 Amazing English Lesson Ideas to Inspire Your Class

Looking for some inspiration for your English classes or need some new ways to engage uninterested students? English is a wonderfully varied subject to...
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Key Stage 4: Reflections and Resolutions

Since results day I've been quietly reflecting on what worked and what I will do in the next academic year. To give some context,...
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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...