National Fitness Day 2021: Fitness Unites Us

National Fitness Day 2021: Fitness Unites Us
National Fitness Day 2021 is taking place on Wednesday 22 September with the theme 'Fitness Unites Us'. In her blog for Kent-Teach, Katie Sawyer from Kent Sport, discusses the importance of exercise and fitness for both teaching staff and pupils and details how Kent Sport can support you to become more active and involved in fitness. Read More...

The Importance Of Working Memory In the Classroom: How To Develop Working Memory

The Importance Of Working Memory In the Classroom: How To Develop Working Memory
Memory is a powerful cognitive tool which allows us to embed, store and recover information when it is required. For pupils, working memory is an essential tool for internalising the knowledge and skills taught in the classroom and applying them to reasoning and problem solving. Read the blog to find out how you can help to engage and develop the working memory of your students. Read More...

The International Week of Happiness at Work: Building A Positive and Happy Workplace

The International Week of Happiness at Work: Building A Positive and Happy Workplace
The 20th to the 26th September 2021 is International Week of Happiness at Work. Happiness should be a top priority for all organisations. This awareness week seeks to emphasise the importance of employee happiness and prompt organisations to review their policies and assess the happiness, health, and wellbeing of their employees. After all, we spend a large proportion of our time at work so why not invest time in building a happy and positive culture? In this blog, we explore happiness in the workplace and how this can be achieved. Read More...

Roald Dahl Day 2021

Roald Dahl Day 2021
On the 13th September 2021, children, teachers and schools across the UK will celebrate the wonderful worlds, characters and stories of the great storyteller Roald Dahl. There are so many ways for your school to get involved! Read More...

Youth Mental Health Day 2021

Youth Mental Health Day 2021
In her blog for Kent-Teach, guest blogger Liz Miller discusses youth mental health and the worrying number of children who now suffer with their mental health and wellbeing. Liz discusses her experience of working alongside children to improve their mental health and the importance of literature in promoting positive mental health. Read More...

Bring International Literacy Day 2021 into Your Classroom

Bring International Literacy Day 2021 into Your Classroom
The 8th September is International Literacy Day; an annual celebration! This year ILD has a focus on human recovery and narrowing the digital divide. In this blog, we explore what International Literacy Day is all about and provide some inspiration for bringing ILD into your classroom. Read More...

10 Positive Affirmations You Need to Hear Ahead of the New Academic Year

10 Positive Affirmations You Need to Hear Ahead of the New Academic Year
Taking care of your wellbeing and mindset before the commencement of the new school year is crucial to getting off to a flying start! Positive affirmations help change your state of mind for the better. This blog explores the effect positive affirmations can have as well providing inspiration for your own positive affirmations. Read More...

10 Summer Activities in Kent for Teaching Staff

10 Summer Activities in Kent for Teaching Staff
With the summer holidays in full swing, you might be marvelling at where the time has gone and wondering how to make the most of the remainder of the summer break. Kent is a county teeming with things to do. The vast array of options for activities and days out means there is bound to be something for everyone to enjoy in the Garden of England! If you are lacking inspiration for how to spend the rest of the summer, then look no further! Read More...
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