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To Coach or to Mentor? That is the question

To Coach or to Mentor? That is the question
'Coaching and mentoring has helped me become a better person, a better teacher...If it’s helped me cope with the chaos of the classroom then I’m pretty sure it can help our young people too!' Primary School teacher, Samantha, shares her tips on how to incorporate coaching and mentoring in your student's education. Read More...

How Much of Learning Maths is Attributed to Confidence?

How Much of Learning Maths is Attributed to Confidence?
'Six months later, I started to see real results of what happens when a teacher believes in a student. Those students that had given up previously, started working and the results were phenomenal. A 75% pass rate and a new attitude for those retaking...' Read More...

8 Top Teacher Interview Questions

8 Top Teacher Interview Questions
Wouldn’t it be helpful to know the kind of questions schools might ask during interviews? Well, to help you prepare for those dreaded and nerve racking interviews, we asked a couple of Headteachers some of the questions they use and here is what they said... Read More...

7 Sparks to Create Classroom Buzz Moments

7 Sparks to Create Classroom Buzz Moments
This buzz of excitement will lead to motivated, ready learners who are keen to get going on a task or project, leading to higher involvement and opening pupils up to better outcomes. Here are some activities which I have seen spark buzz moments... Read More...

Pension Awareness Day

Pension Awareness Day
According to a government report 12 million people aren’t saving enough for their retirement. Do you know what pension you have and how much you are paying in each month? Pension Awareness Day is the perfect the time to look into your pension to ensure you are planning for your future and stay on top of your finances. Read More...

8 Tips to Settle in your New School

8 Tips to Settle in your New School
Congratulations on landing your new teaching role and for making it through the first week of the new school term. Check out these 8 tips to help you along the way... Read More...

Gender Pay Gap in Teaching

Gender Pay Gap in Teaching
Following the discovery of a School Teachers Pay and Conditions Document from 1945 which contained some surprising statutes on men and women's pay; we started to look into the Gender Pay Gap and realised that men and women being paid differently is maybe not such a thing of the past after all... Read More...

How to Master Body Language

How to Master Body Language
Body language contributes to 55% of effective communication; your eyes, voice, arms, hands and full body position play important roles in connecting with people. Check out this infographic that provides information on how to effectively communicate by mastering body language... Read More...