Using Social Media in Education Settings

Using Social Media in Education Settings
In today’s modern society, social media is often considered to be an everyday communication tool. For many members of educational setting communities, social media is the most commonly used communication channel; it’s how people stay in touch with friends and family, but also how many people access local and national news or events. Here's some guidance... Read More...

Are you an Inspirational Teacher?

Are you an Inspirational Teacher?
As a teacher, what does it mean to be inspirational? From a Headteacher’s point of view teachers who are recognised as inspiring are most likely to be considered “outstanding” in their practice. An educator who not only teaches a topic, but also teaches an individual how to grow outside of the classroom and beyond. Read More...

12 Tips to Beat Exam Stress

12 Tips to Beat Exam Stress
1) Have a routine, 2) Take regular breaks, 3) Drink water, 4) Do something you like, 5) Exercise regularly, 6) Eat & sleep well, 7) Meditate & breathe, 8) Be realistic, 9) Be positive, 10) Talk about it....... Read More...

Top 12 Revision Tips

Top 12 Revision Tips
Follow these techniques to produce the best exam results... Create and use a revision planner, set an alarm and revise early, find a suitable space to work, be prepared, limit distractions, revise, repeat, remember!... and much more! Read More...

The Importance of Learning Outside

The Importance of Learning Outside
The concept of learning outside the classroom and outdoor learning has been with us now for a number of years. The Government’s 2006 Outdoor Learning Manifesto outlines that ‘every young person should experience the world beyond the classroom as an essential part of learning and personal development, whatever their age, ability or circumstances.’ It defines learning outside the classroom as ‘the use of places other than the classroom for teaching and learning.’ Read More...

Teaching in Kent

Teaching in Kent
Gemma Haughey is a 3rd year student at the University of Limerick undertaking her teaching practice. In January 2014 she joined a secondary school in Kent for a week's work experience. She is hoping to teach Science in Kent as a newly qualified teacher in September 2015. Read More...
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