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...

World Wildlife Day - 3 March 2016

World Wildlife Day - 3 March 2016
3 March marks World Wildlife Day, an international day to raise awareness of wildlife conservation. Find out how you can use this topic in the classroom. Read More...

World Book Day 3 March 2016

World Book Day 3 March 2016
Over the last few decades, reading has faced growing competition from television, computer games and smartphones for children’s leisure time. According to a 2013 survey conducted by the National Literacy Trust, 40.7% of children aged between eight and eleven read outside the classroom every day, with 34.7% reading a few times a week, and around 14% reading less than once a month. Read More...
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