Tuesday, July 23, 2019
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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 Ace Your Teaching Assistant Interview

So you’ve been invited to an interview for a job as a teaching assistant- congratulations! Working as a teaching assistant can be very rewarding...
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How to Provide Classroom Support for Students with Dyslexia

The British Dyslexia Association states that 10% of the population are dyslexic. That’s at least three students in your classroom. Dyslexia can be a...
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Inclusion in Schools is Not an Illusion

There has been much debate in recent years over how well inclusion in schools is working, or if it is working at all. Arguments...
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Supporting Students with Autism in the Classroom

DfE statistics have shown that 70% of children with Autism are educated in mainstream schools with the rest in specialist provision. Despite this, NASUWT...

Three ways to strengthen your relationship with teaching assistants

Amidst the marking, the planning, and the preparation, I have been known to struggle with planning for my teaching assistant. Especially in light of...
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My Life in Learning Support: Working with SEN Children

It’s a Monday morning and the class are reading Macbeth. The students are all sat in rows as one reads out a line. One...

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