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How to become a Teaching Assistant

How to become a Teaching Assistant
Teaching assistants are important in the modern classroom. They provide support to the class teacher as well as helping, supporting and challenging pupils within the learning environment. Here's helpful advice to help you become a TA... Read More...

Play is a Powerful Thing

Play is a Powerful Thing
Early Years Foundation Stage Teacher, Sarah, shares her experience about how play is central to learning, brain development and creativity. Play is a powerful learning tool for all children and adults and without play, learning is significantly poorer. Read More...

5 Reasons Why Teachers should be on Twitter

5 Reasons Why Teachers should be on Twitter
I find Twitter an excellent and varied source of information; you can discover and read popular topics that trend across the Twitter community as well as search for specific topics you want to learn about. Twitter helps keep me in the loop on all sorts and I am sure many avid Twitter users will agree it is a great platform that enables you to collaborate with people of similar interests. Read More...

How to become a Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA)

How to become a Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA)
If you are looking to progress as a TA then perhaps a HLTA qualification is for you; as a HLTA you will be given more responsibility such as teaching classes independently, supervising other support staff, acting as a specialist assistant for particular subjects and more... Read More...

Festival of Learning - CPD Opportunities

Festival of Learning - CPD Opportunities
The Festival of Learning takes place in June and is the perfect opportunity for you to discuss your Continuous Professional Development with your Senior Leadership Team. Here are some suggestions to help you progress with your career in education. Read More...

8 Tips to Effectively Prioritise your Workload

8 Tips to Effectively Prioritise your Workload
Ever struggle with your workload and procrastinate for too long thinking about the long list of work you have to complete, wasting your time and energy? Below are 8 tips to improve your time management, increase your productivity and prioritise your workload efficiently... Read More...