Keeping Busy During Lockdown - A Teacher's Perspective

Keeping Busy During Lockdown - A Teacher's Perspective
The past year will not be forgotten, we will all remember what it was that kept us going every day and how we managed to stay positive throughout. A Primary school teacher in Kent tells his story of what he did to keep going in a time of worry. Read More...

How Can Schools Rekindle Creativity in Students?

How Can Schools Rekindle Creativity in Students?
For much of the last year, kids have been forced to stay at home and rely on online learning. Now restrictions are lifting it is vital we reignite pupil enthusiasm towards learning. This blog contains tips to prompt this. Read More...

How To Go The Extra Mile To Encourage Childhood Exercise

How To Go The Extra Mile To Encourage Childhood Exercise
Exercise has multiple benefits for childhood development. The Daily Mile is a fun and easy way to integrate physical activity into school life. Don't miss out on The Daily Mile's first national event on the 30th April. Read to find out more on how to sign up. Read More...

Thamesview School Case Study– Supporting Staff’s Wellbeing

Thamesview School Case Study– Supporting Staff’s Wellbeing
For Kent-Teach, wellbeing and teacher retention is a top priority. With dedicated Wellbeing Advisors, we work closely with schools in and around Kent to help support them with employee wellbeing. As part of our ongoing commitment to wellbeing, we asked one of our valued Kent-Teach Customers, Thamesview School, to share their experience of establishing a Wellbeing Programme for their staff. Read More...

Leading in a Pandemic - A Headteacher's Perspective

Leading in a Pandemic - A Headteacher's Perspective
Being a Headteacher has always had its own special challenges but since Covid-19 hit us, the role has taken on many new dimensions. This article explores how one Headteacher has led their school to adapt their educational offering throughout the coronavirus pandemic and how they have led their teachers to support students and parents throughout lockdown. Read More...

Book Review - The Teacher Gap

Book Review - The Teacher Gap
I was fascinated to find out how real-life teachers actually felt about the profession and what the key triggers were for wanting to leave long-term. The recruitment process to replace a good quality teacher is expensive, time consuming and disruptive for the pupils therefore it’s really important to understand where school leaders may be going wrong. Read More...

An Inside Guide To How An Apprenticeship Works

An Inside Guide To How An Apprenticeship Works
As apprenticeships are starting to become more popular it is important to understand what an apprenticeship entails, how the education side works and how the actual work side functions. As an apprentice myself hopefully I will be able to shed some light on these questions concerned. Read More...

How to Reduce Conflicts to Live a Happier, Healthier and a More Fulfilling Life

How to Reduce Conflicts to Live a Happier, Healthier and a More Fulfilling Life
Unique experiences and unexpected events which haven’t been encountered before are perfect recipes for conflicts and drama which can take their toll on your mental, physical and psychological wellbeing. Here is how to reduce conflict in the workplace to help you live a happier and healthier life. Read More...

5 Steps: Leadership for Mental Health in Schools

5 Steps: Leadership for Mental Health in Schools
The 5 Steps framework, just launched by the Anna Freud Centre, calls for change in the way schools and colleges support the mental health of their pupils and staff. This change requires leadership, and ‘Leading Change’ is the first of the five steps of the framework. Read More...
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