Teacher Training via School Direct

Teacher Training via School Direct
School Direct is a form of Teacher Training based in schools. The programme can be salaried or tuition fee funded and can enable graduates to become a Qualified Teacher in one year. Read More...

Week 1: Mindfulness, Skills for Life Training

Week 1: Mindfulness, Skills for Life Training
My team and I were given the opportunity to attend mindfulness training which was rather fitting for October Wellbeing month. As I have recently learned more about the importance of wellbeing, I signed myself up for the course and my colleague, Wing, did the same. See how we both got on... Read More...

Fun Autumn Half Term Ideas

Fun Autumn Half Term Ideas
Although the weather is getting colder and the nights are drawing in, there are loads of fun things to do outside this autumn so don’t miss out! Here are some ideas to make the most of your Half Term... Read More...

How to Ace Your Reason for Application

How to Ace Your Reason for Application
The 'Reason for Application' is the most challenging part of the application form but here is some great advice on how to master it and use it to improve your chances of securing an interview. Read More...

How My Work Life Balance Went Wrong and How I Changed It

How My Work Life Balance Went Wrong and How I Changed It
The hectic nature of full time teaching, marking, parent’s evenings, staff meetings and after school student support can take their toll on teacher's mental and physical wellbeing so it is vital that you look after yourself. Here is how I addressed my work life balance and fell back in love with my career. Read More...

How to Get a Job as a Teaching Assistant

How to Get a Job as a Teaching Assistant
So, you’ve decided that you’d like to be a TA and you’re wondering what the next steps are. Should you do a course? What skills do you need? Teaching Assistant roles are competitive; schools often receive a large number of applications so it is important you understand what will strengthen your chances of securing your dream TA job... Read More...

NQT's: Preparing for your first assessment

NQT's: Preparing for your first assessment
Are you an NQT fast approaching the end of term 1? If so, it’s almost time for your first assessment to be completed. Here’s some advice to prepare you for what to expect... Read More...

World Mental Health Day - 10th October 2016

World Mental Health Day - 10th October 2016
World Mental Health Day is today and provides an opportunity to raise awareness of mental health issues around the world. The theme for this year is Psychological First Aid and the support people can provide to those in need. Director of Mental Health & Creative Media Teacher, Clare Erasmus provides some inspiring and interesting information in her recent blog post... Read More...

The Benefits of Using LinkedIn

The Benefits of Using LinkedIn
LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional network with hundreds of millions of members, and it is growing rapidly. The education industry is vastly changing and in recent years, LinkedIn has become an excellent networking tool for schools and more schools are using the professional network as part of their recruitment processes... Read More...
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