2015 New Year Teaching Resolutions

2015 New Year Teaching Resolutions
It’s still not too late to make a New Year resolution! Do you need some inspiration?! Why not try something different in 2015 to continually improve your teaching career. Here are a few ideas to help:- Read More...

New Year, New Career... Become a Teacher!

New Year, New Career... Become a Teacher!
Traditionally, New Year is a time when people re-think their job options and teaching is a popular job choice. Those with established careers continue to change jobs and retrain as a teacher, which provides strong evidence that changing to a teaching career is more achievable than you think! The teaching profession has excellent rewards and challenges and is generally in demand, providing steady jobs and job security. Read More...

How to Beat the "Winter Blues"

How to Beat the "Winter Blues"
It’s that time of year again when you may start to feel down as temperatures begin to drop and days are increasingly shorter with less sunshine. Seasonal Affective Disorder is known as “winter depression” because symptoms are more apparent and tend to be more severe during this time of year.

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What is School Direct Teacher Training?

What is School Direct Teacher Training?
School Direct is a programme of on-the-job training allowing graduates to qualify as a teacher while they work. The Schools Direct Salaried option is a good choice for people who want to change to a teaching career but need to continue earning while they train. Read More...

Technology in the Classroom: Keep your pupils focus

Technology in the Classroom: Keep your pupils focus
Technology has opened up a whole world of amazing resources for teachers and students to use in the classroom but it is all too easy for them to become a hindrance rather than a help! Follow our infographic to keep your students on task when they are learning with devices... Read More...

Kent-Teach's Top Tips for Settling in to Kent

You’ve secured a brand new teaching opportunity in Kent, you’ve found a place to live, decorated your new classroom and met your new pupils…but when you are living in a new area sometimes it hard to know how to kick back and relax when the teaching day has ended… Read More...

Ofsted and e-Safety: updates for September 2014

Ofsted and e-Safety: updates for September 2014
In July 2014 Ofsted published the updated version of their School Inspection Framework ready for use in September 2014. Ofsted have significantly reduced the number of guidance documents which they publish for inspectors, schools and other stakeholders. This has resulted in there now being just three guidance documents: The framework for school inspection; School inspection handbook and Inspecting safeguarding in maintained schools and academies. Read More...

Social Networking for Teachers – Practical Tips

Social Networking for Teachers – Practical Tips
There have been many articles written about social networking and teachers, varying from sensible advice to horror stories and scaremongering. In this blog post, Kent’s e-Safety Officer, will share some practical tips about using social media as a teacher safely. Read More...
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