Emotions and Their Impact on Learning

Emotions and Their Impact on Learning
The learning process is completely interwoven with emotions and the ability to work with others. Therefore, emotional literacy is a vital skills for young learners to develop to ensure they maximise their learning in school. Here is how educators can support the development of emotional literacy in school. Read More...

Developing Emotional Literacy Through Children's Literature

Developing Emotional Literacy Through Children's Literature
"As a teacher working with traumatised children I first started to understand the power of books and stories in helping children understand feelings and emotions." Read on for more insight into Educational Psychotherapist, Alison Waterhouse, and her experiences working with children and how the power of reading can change lives. This article was written to celebrate Children's Book Week and is the first article released on our week of celebrations. Read More...

Supporting Ukrainians in Kent

Supporting Ukrainians in Kent
Homes for Ukraine Kent have recently partnered with Kent-Teach to implement various ways to support Ukrainian guests who have teaching qualifications. Kent-Teach would like to support those with teaching experience and qualifications to gain employment within Kent schools. Read on to find out more and how Kent-Teach can help you find a teaching or support role in Kent. Read More...

6 Benefits of Forest School and Outdoor Learning

6 Benefits of Forest School and Outdoor Learning
Forest School is based on a Scandinavian concept of embracing the outdoors, giving children and adults a wonderful opportunity to enjoy being outdoors in nature, all year round in a safe, secure woodland environment. Forest School not only helps children to reconnect with nature but it has many other benefits. Here are 6 benefits of forest school and outdoor learning. Read More...

12 Ways to Create a Mental Health Friendly Classroom

12 Ways to Create a Mental Health Friendly Classroom
Schools are an ideal setting for supporting the mental health of young people. They play an important role in raising awareness, reducing stigma and supporting children and young people with mental health issues. By creating mental health friendly classrooms, we are able to support positive mental health and wellbeing before difficulties arrive and give the children and young people the skills to manage whatever life throws at them. Here are 12 ways teachers can create a mental health friendly classroom. Read More...

Win Copies of "Bugnificent!" and "Animaltastic!" Books!

Win Copies of "Bugnificent!" and "Animaltastic!" Books!
In our latest competition, to celebrate World Animal Day, you could win a set of fantastic children’s books “Bugnificent” and “Animaltastic" for your school. The author of these wonderful books, AnnaMaria Mclean, shares the inspiration for her works with Kent-Teach on the launch day of the competition. Read More...

6 Reasons Why Being Happy at Work Boosts Productivity and Wellbeing

6 Reasons Why Being Happy at Work Boosts Productivity and Wellbeing
In today's fast-paced and demanding work environment, the concept of happiness at work might seem like a luxury. However, research has shown that fostering happiness among employees is not only beneficial for their wellbeing but also for overall productivity and organisational success. To celebrate International Week of Happiness at Work, we delve into the significance of happiness at work and explore the ways it can positively impact individuals and the school community as a whole. Read More...

5 Ways Teachers Can Support Teenagers With Their Mental Health

5 Ways Teachers Can Support Teenagers With Their Mental Health
Sadly mental health concerns for young people have multiplied in recent years. As a teacher, it can be very difficult to support a young person suffering with a mental health condition or an individual living with emotional distress. Therefore, for Youth Mental Day, we have collated some helpful resources to help you support a young person with their mental health. Read More...
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