Inspiration Sparkers Has Launched!

Inspiration Sparkers Has Launched!
We have launched our new competition – Inspiration Sparkers – to celebrate just some of the great teaching talent we have in Kent and to inspire the next generation of STEM Talent. Enter our fantastic competition to be in with a chance of designing your own fireworks display to be held at your school! Read More...

4 Self-Care Tips for When You're Feeling Burnout

4 Self-Care Tips for When You're Feeling Burnout
If you’re struggling to stay on top of things at the moment, then you’re not alone. It’s important not to keep it to yourself though and just hope that things get better. Open up about how you’re feeling to your colleagues, or a friend. Not only is it good to talk about things, but it could give you some perspective and they might be able to offer some helpful advice or support. Read More...

The Return to Teaching Myth

The Return to Teaching Myth
The ‘myth’ that you cannot teach if you have too many years between qualifying and teaching in the classroom appears to be widespread. But the truth is, you can return to teaching after a career break and here is how... Read More...

7 Benefits of Gardening for Children

7 Benefits of Gardening for Children
Gardening is often thought of as a hobby for the older generation, but gardening can be enjoyed by anyone and has many health benefits for people of all ages. This National Children’s Gardening Week we explore the benefits that gardening has for children and young people and how you can enjoy getting outdoors with your family. Read More...

How to Practice Meditation

How to Practice Meditation
Meditation is a practise that has been used for centuries, that allows for the person to be in the present moment, rather than thinking about the past or future. Although many religions use this practise, it is not religious itself. There are many different techniques that can be done, from simply focusing on your breathing, to focusing your attention onto a specific thing. The idea is to be in touch with your body and mind, moment by moment. Read More...

Top Ways to Maximise Your Revision Strategy

Top Ways to Maximise Your Revision Strategy
Test your knowledge by asking a friend or family member to test you. Past exam papers can be used to help the knowledge really sink in or highlight any areas you may need to do more revision. It is important that you test yourself on a topic more than once, so test yourself straight after revising, a day later and a week after that to give optimum retention of information. Read More...

How to Spot a Microaggression

How to Spot a Microaggression
A lot of the time the perpetrator of the microaggression has no intention of causing offence or hurt. People are often unaware of how their words or actions, impact the recipient, whose experiences will differ so much from their own. This does not mean that being unaware is an excuse or free card to perpetrate these beliefs or behaviours Read More...

5 Ways to Combat Loneliness in Young People

5 Ways to Combat Loneliness in Young People
Loneliness and mental health are closely linked, many people with anxiety and depression feel lonely and loneliness and isolation can lead to mental health illnesses. A YouGov poll (2019) of 13-19-year-olds found 69% said they felt alone “often” or “sometimes” in the last fortnight and 59% feel like they “often” or “sometimes have no one to talk to". The survey also reported that 88% Britons aged from 18 to 24 say they experience loneliness to some degree Read More...

Do You Want To Blog For Kent-Teach?

Do You Want To Blog For Kent-Teach?
The Kent-Teach blog is a resourceful hub of information, insightful articles, personal reflections and ideas that inspire the teaching and education community. We are now looking for more bloggers to join our talented pool of writers – are you interested? Read More...
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