10 of Kent’s Most Interesting Museums

10 of Kent’s Most Interesting Museums
It’s International Museum Day on the 18th May, this is a day to raise awareness on the importance. We’ve picked 10 of the most interesting museums. How many museums have you taken your class to? Read More...

Festival of Learning 2017

Festival of Learning 2017
Did you know one of the six ways to contribute to your wellbeing is to continue learning new skills and knowledge? Festival of Learning, previously Adult Learning Week, starts 1 May to 30 June and dedicates two months to raise awareness of new learning opportunities and encourages adults to explore wonderful FREE sessions. Read More...

A Marathon of a Challenge!

A Marathon of a Challenge!
Having been in charge of fundraising at Invicta Grammar School over a number of years and encouraging my colleagues to do something silly for charity, I decided this year it was my turn. Running has always been an interest for me and a great stress reliever after a busy week at school so I somewhat naively signed myself up to take on the London Marathon 2016... Read More...

Appointing staff - why you should go for the best!

Appointing staff - why you should go for the best!
You have two options. One will be popular the other not. Which do you go for? When it comes to appointing staff, go for the best! Faced with the prospect of appointing my first deputy head early in my headship career, I had some definite ideas of the sort of skills I needed working alongside me... Read More...

How To Secure That Teaching Job #KTChat

How To Secure That Teaching Job #KTChat
On Wednesday 2nd March, we hosted our second Kent-Teach Twitter Chat (#KTChat): “How to secure that teaching job” and what a brilliant chat. We had an excellent panel of education professionals who offered their expert advice on questions we posted throughout the session – thank you again to Headteacher Graham Chisnell, Retired Headteacher Julia Skinner and SPS HR Consultant Lirette Mill for your participation! During the Twitter Chat, we discussed 8 questions and valuable advice was offered to help job seekers improve the chances of securing teaching roles. Read More...

Kent Teachers’ Got Talent

Kent Teachers’ Got Talent
Kent-Teach needs your talent! Calling all secondary school teachers with an active passion outside of work. If you sing, paint, dance, act or play in a band, we want to hear from you. Make a difference to Kent Schools, be a part of our new exciting video project. Read More...

International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
This year’s International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination falls on 21 March and is a good opportunity to teach about the history of this subject. The American Civil Rights Movement is often used by teachers to illustrate the history of racial discrimination and promote tolerance among their pupils. Figures such as Rosa Parks and Martin Luther King and their struggles are well known and iconic in the modern classroom... Read More...

Taking the Class Outside

Taking the Class Outside
With Spring almost upon us, there are more opportunities to get out of the classroom and make good use of Kent’s beautiful countryside! Not only are there potential benefits to children’s education, creativity and wellbeing by teaching outside, but also taking a teaching outdoors course in Kent can really boost your teaching credentials and contribute to your continuing professional development!... Read More...
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