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Screen-Free Learning at School and Home

Screen-Free Learning at School and Home
As our world becomes increasingly digital, it can be difficult for teachers and parents to encourage students to disconnect and turn off their electronic devices. Research shows that encouraging students to spend time away from technology improves their relationships with classmates and.... Read More...

5 Tips When Dealing with Negativity Online

5 Tips When Dealing with Negativity Online
If you are deciding to take your school ‘online’ or develop your existing social media presence, here are 5 tips on how to handle negativity online from Social Media Expert, Zoe Cairns. Read More...

The Future World of Automation and Robotics

The Future World of Automation and Robotics
We have all seen the movies predicting a bleak dystopian future but are these films realistic? Here’s what the real predictions are for the world of work in a future of automation and robotics and what it means for teachers. Read More...

Safer Internet Day Report Highlights

Safer Internet Day Report Highlights
On Tuesday 7th February schools across Kent and beyond joined together to celebrate Safer Internet Day (SID) with the aim of inspiring people to ‘Be the Change’ and unite for a better internet. The day is celebrated globally in February each year to promote the safe and positive use of digital technology for children and young people. Here are some report highlights... Read More...

Safer Internet Day 2017

Safer Internet Day 2017
Safer Internet Day 2017 will take place on Tuesday 7th February with the theme 'Be the change: Unite for a better internet'. Celebrated globally and coordinated in the UK by the UK Safer Internet Centre the campaign sees hundreds of schools and organisations join together to raise awareness of online safety issues and run events and activities right across the UK. Read More...

Week 3: Help I’m a New Teacher

Week 3: Help I’m a New Teacher
Week 3 as a new teacher. This is a good time to take a look at your social media settings and think about your posts as you don't need extra stress during your NQT Induction. Read More...

National Coding Week

National Coding Week
Coding powers our digital world and our digital world is increasing more and more each year. In order to operate devices, coding is needed - every website, smart phone app, computer programme, calculator and even microwave! All of these will do exactly what you tell them to do (through coding). For additional online support, The Open University provides 7 step by step guides on how to code... Read More...

Enhancing Your Teaching Career Through Continual Professional Development

Enhancing Your Teaching Career Through Continual Professional Development
A big thank you to those who joined us on Wednesday 1st June for our latest Twitter Chat, ‘Enhancing Your Teaching Career Through Continual Professional Development’. We had our panel of experts below involved in the conversation who gave excellent advice and top tips! For those that missed the chat, the full conversation can be found on Twitter by searching #KTChat. Here is a summary of the session... Read More...

Enhancing Your Teaching Career Through Continual Professional Development 1 June

Enhancing Your Teaching Career Through Continual Professional Development 1 June
For those of you who wish to expand your teaching experience and move on to the next stage of your career, whether you are an NQT or an experienced teacher, this chat will give you information regarding the best courses and resources available. In addition, you will have the opportunity to ask questions, share ideas and experiences on Continual Professional Development (CPD) as a teacher in Kent. Read More...