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...

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...
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