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10 Top Tips for Video Interviews

10 Top Tips for Video Interviews
Video interviews are used to filter candidates at an early stage, more so if you are not yet local to the school you have applied to. They are becoming increasingly popular alternatives to phone interviews as more information can be gained than over the phone. Here are 10 top tips to help you avoid the common pitfalls of this increasingly used approach to recruitment... Read More...

World Book Day - 2 March 2017

World Book Day - 2 March 2017
What do you have planned for World Book Day on Thursday 2 March this year? Here are some literacy charities you can consider fundraising for on the day. Read More...

10 things to do in Kent - March 2017

10 things to do in Kent - March 2017
Look out for things to do in March. Quizzes, vintage fairs, markets, music, magic, great theatre events and the Thanet International Women's Day festival. Don't miss out! Read More...

22 Things to Give up for Lent

22 Things to Give up for Lent
You can consider giving up something that will be either difficult, life-changing or creative (or all three!). I have put together a list of ideas to give you some inspiration... Read More...

10 Ways to Stop Work Stress from Taking Over

10 Ways to Stop Work Stress from Taking Over
Are you finding that work is beginning to take over your evenings and weekends and stress is beginning to impact your life negatively? Here are 10 ways you can prevent work stress from taking over and get your work-life balance in check. Read More...

Building Resilience and Managing Your Wellbeing as a Teacher

Building Resilience and Managing Your Wellbeing as a Teacher
I attended the NQT Induction Conference as an exhibitor last week and was fortunate to attend one of the workshops … ‘Taking Care of You – Building Resilience and Managing your Wellbeing’ with Summer Macer, HR and Training Consultant at SPS. Here are some highlights... Read More...

Safer Internet Day Report Highlights

Safer Internet Day Report Highlights
On Tuesday 7th February schools across Kent and beyond joined together to celebrate Safer Internet Day (SID) with the aim of inspiring people to ‘Be the Change’ and unite for a better internet. The day is celebrated globally in February each year to promote the safe and positive use of digital technology for children and young people. Here are some report highlights... Read More...

8 Tips to Survive your First Year Teaching!

8 Tips to Survive your First Year Teaching!
I have started work at a boys’ secondary school in mid-Kent and am currently now half-way through my first year of teaching. Here are my top tips on how best to survive your first year of teaching to anyone else new joining the profession… Read More...