Student Volunteering Week 2016

Student Volunteering Week 2016
Before I started work as an English Language teacher in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, I was unsure about what to expect. I had visions of a classroom full of silent, disengaged students, raising their eyebrows in incredulity as I bumbled my way through my first lesson. It was this feeling of depredation that motivated me to do some volunteer work in a school before I started teaching in earnest. Read More...

A Kent NQT School Teacher's Experience - Q&A

A Kent NQT School Teacher's Experience - Q&A
Will is a primary school teacher in Dartford. He studied for his teaching degree at Chichester University and is in his first post-NQT year of teaching. Tom from the Kent-Teach team met up with him to ask him a few questions about his NQT year and about teaching in general. Read More...

14 Quirky Things You Didn’t Know About Kent

14 Quirky Things You Didn’t Know About Kent
Because it’s more than just the Garden of England 1. Ever wonder where Mick Jagger and Keith Richards first met? Wonder no more because they met at Dartford Railway Station. (Whilst we wouldn’t suggest idly hanging out at a train station, we do recommend exploring Bluewater for food, retail therapy and the blue water that surrounds it.)..... Read More...

NSPCC Number Day

NSPCC Number Day
NSPCC Number Day is a nationwide fun mathematics event held this Friday 5th February 2016. Schools are encouraged to take part in Number Day to positively influence children and engage them with maths... Read More...

6 Top Tips to Help Motivate Students

6 Top Tips to Help Motivate Students
Motivating students for one lesson is a challenge – keeping them continually motivated is an even bigger one, but if we invest the time, effort and energy into developing lessons that sustain student motivation week after week, we find that students both enjoy and achieve more. Here are some suggestions to get you started... Read More...

Robert Burns - Scotland's National Poet

Robert Burns - Scotland's National Poet
Burns night is an annual celebration in memory of Scotland’s national poet, Robert Burns. The event is held on the anniversary of his birth, 25th January and he is known as Scotland’s National Bard. Although more than 200 years have passed since his death, he remains one of the most celebrated and important literary figures in Scottish history and culture. The following link provides brilliant resources for the classroom... Read More...
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