What's on in Kent this summer?

What's on in Kent this summer?
Stuck for ideas on what to do this summer holiday? Are you afraid of wasting your 6 weeks off work? Well, fear not! Here are a range of events and activities you can participate in to ensure you make the most of your time off school! Read More...

Summer Fostering

Summer Fostering
Kent County Council needs more foster carers for children with medical conditions, learning difficulties and health needs to give them the chance of a better future. Foster carers are paid, they need a spare room and the determination to make a difference to young lives. Read More...

5 Minute Lesson Review

5 Minute Lesson Review
After an interesting discussion during our staff meeting about the role of subject leadership in critiquing the quality of teaching and learning and reflecting on the recent OFSTED inspection where feedback was devoid of judgment grades; we asked the question of the teaching staff, “Would you prefer to have feedback without grades?” Read More...

Malala Yousafzai's speech at the United Nations #MalalaDay

Malala Yousafzai's speech at the United Nations #MalalaDay
Today, it is an honour for me to be speaking again after a long time. Being here with such honourable people is a great moment in my life. I don't know where to begin my speech. I don't know what people would be expecting me to say. But first of all, thank you to God for whom we all are equal and thank you to every person who has prayed for my fast recovery and a new life. Read More...

National Transplant Week: Ben Pott's Donor Story

National Transplant Week: Ben Pott's Donor Story
National Transplant Week is an annual campaign held every July (www.transplantweek.co.uk) that aims to educate people about the benefit of organ and tissue donation, and tackle the ‘I'll do it later’ mindset. To mark National Transplant Week, Kent-Teach would like to share Ben Pott's story a good friend of the team who did something heroic to save a life 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...

“I can’t make it in today…”

“I can’t make it in today…”
I was recently sent a list of “worst excuses for missing work” by a colleague as a little light relief amidst a really hectic week in the life of the consultancy team. The top 25 giving me a bit of check list for the ones I’ve heard over the years. If it had been a game of bingo I wouldn’t have got a full house, but I was close. Read More...
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