Taking the Class Outside

Taking the Class Outside
With Spring almost upon us, there are more opportunities to get out of the classroom and make good use of Kent’s beautiful countryside! Not only are there potential benefits to children’s education, creativity and wellbeing by teaching outside, but also taking a teaching outdoors course in Kent can really boost your teaching credentials and contribute to your continuing professional development!... Read More...

Spring Into Spring!

Spring Into Spring!
Spring is the time to say goodbye to the winter and embrace the season of renewal and rebirth. The ideal time to start new things and look forward to changes. Here are some ideas to get you started. Read More...

Kent Rewards

Kent Rewards
Working in education in Kent has a number of benefits that can improve your work/life balance and leave you with more money in your pocket! Kent Rewards is the home of employee benefits, including staff in KCC maintained schools and academies. Read More...

Health & Wellbeing When Working at Your Desk

Health & Wellbeing When Working at Your Desk
Some of us spend a lot of time sitting at a computer at work. The Kent County Council Health & Safety Team has great advice on how you can look after your health and wellbeing by checking if your workstation is properly set up. Read More...

World Wildlife Day - 3 March 2016

World Wildlife Day - 3 March 2016
3 March marks World Wildlife Day, an international day to raise awareness of wildlife conservation. Find out how you can use this topic in the classroom. Read More...

National Salt Week: 12th - 18th March 2018

National Salt Week: 12th - 18th March 2018
National Salt Week starts on 29 Feb and it's a great time to look at how much salt we are eating and how to be healthier. Find out about foods with hidden salt and top tips on how to cut down salt intake. Read our latest blog post on how to be salt savvy! Read More...

Student Volunteering Week 2016

Student Volunteering Week 2016
Before I started work as an English Language teacher in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, I was unsure about what to expect. I had visions of a classroom full of silent, disengaged students, raising their eyebrows in incredulity as I bumbled my way through my first lesson. It was this feeling of depredation that motivated me to do some volunteer work in a school before I started teaching in earnest. Read More...
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