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Career guidance for educators

 

Creating a Safe Online Learning Space: A Guide for Parents 

In the fast-paced world of education, we want to help parents make sure their children have a good and safe time learning online.

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Becoming an SEN Teacher with Career Teachers

Embarking on a career as a supply SEN (Special Educational Needs) Teacher involves supporting students with diverse disabilities and learning needs, like autism, learning difficulties, or emotional disorders.

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Importance of Poetry in schools

Though fewer people read poetry than novels, it can help students learn in more ways than you might imagine. 

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Early Career Teachers: Navigating your way to find the best teaching job for you 

Starting your new career as a Teacher in a Primary school or Secondary school can be daunting for many Newly Qualified Teachers (NQTs). As an Early Career Teacher (ECT), you are likely to face many challenges in finding a teaching job that best suits you, your lifestyle, and your experience.

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Education Jobs: Top Tips for Learning New Skills

The ingenious approaches of science fiction have a big impact on children and young people for a number of reasons. Navigating the vagaries of childhood and adolescence can be tough for any student, never mind having to worry about academic concerns like grades and homework.

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How science fiction in education can inspire students to fulfil their potential

The ingenious approaches of science fiction have a big impact on children and young people for a number of reasons. Navigating the vagaries of childhood and adolescence can be tough for any student, never mind having to worry about academic concerns like grades and homework.

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How teachers can tackle eating disorders at school

For those who have never been affected by disorders, it’s easy to form misconceptions around them. “It’s just an eating disorder.” “Eating disorders are a choice”. “Men don’t get eating disorders”. For people living with eating disorders, however, such misconceptions can not only be demoralising — they can be extremely dangerous, too. 

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Should teachers talk about politics in the classroom?

Talking about politics in the classroom has always been controversial. Some teachers flat out refuse to engage. Potentially, a single step out of line could lead to a disciplinary, parental anger, and even social media outrage. So it’s understandable why politics in the classroom is often questioned and rejected by teachers. 

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How teachers can support students with autism

Thanks to increasing acceptance, awareness and improved support networks within the education system, many children with autism are able to access their education via a mainstream setting.

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What kind of classroom is conducive to learning?

We spend years of our lives improving and perfecting the way we plan lessons. We stay late up in bed at night reading books, blogs and articles on how student learning can be improved. But few of us consider the way a classroom can affect the way students learn.  

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Education recruitment trends and news

 

5 edtech startups that will change the way we teach

With tech taking over almost every aspect of our lives, now it is education that is seeing the benefits of tech in teaching. Edtech in the UK is already starting to filter through to the classroom — especially in independent schools.

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How to solve a problem like the UK Teacher recruitment crisis

Recruitment targets not met. Unsuccessful bursary schemes. Alarming retention rates. What can be done to answer the teacher recruitment and retention crisis?

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The potential impact of having a mental health workforce in schools and colleges

The Government published its plan for mental health care in schools for 2019, but do the plans go far enough?

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Global education insights

 

Creating a Safe Online Learning Space: A Guide for Parents 

In the fast-paced world of education, we want to help parents make sure their children have a good and safe time learning online.

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Winning formula or numbers game? Weighing up the cost of Singapore’s education system 

The success of Singapore’s education model is the envy of many in the developed world. Top of the global charts for international tests, this Southeast Asian economic powerhouse has created an efficient system that shapes gifted students into highly-skilled workers.

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What the UK education system can learn from Finland

Finland has one of the most successful education systems on Earth but what makes it so successful? Read our blog to find out what the UK can learn from Finland’s education system.

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What the UK can learn from Japan’s education system 

Japan has one of the most successful education systems in the world, as well as one of the most unique. But can its methods for attaining academic excellence work in British schools, or are the cultural differences between the two nations too vast to broach? 

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Regional guides for educators

 

Where to live in London 

This seems to be the first question Overseas Teachers ask after they have sorted out the logistics of moving to London. We have asked two of our Overseas Teachers about choosing London and then choosing where to live within London. 

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Top Tips for living in London 

So you’ve made the immense move to London, the children have all imitated your accent and you’re starting to make friends, life’s looking pretty sweet, right? Well for those that feel the sting of missing home now and then, this blog will help you stay on track whether you’re living the big overseas experience dream or simply trying something new.  

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Teach in Wandsworth

With over 120 Primary, Secondary and SEN schools you will not be lost for work, Wandsworth also offers easy access to Merton, Lambeth and Richmond, so if you don’t want to work in Wandsworth, it doesn’t mean you can’t live there. 

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Reasons to live in Leicester — the complete guide to moving to this title-winning city 

The 10th-largest city in the UK has much to offer teachers who are seeking a fresh start in a new location. In our latest city guide, we look at why Richard III’s resting place is much more than an outside bet. 

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Teach in Camden

Camden has over 100 Primary, Secondary and SEN schools with excellent transport links via tube and bus making this an excellent location for teachers to live or teach, or both in the borough. 

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Your guide to Leeds 

If you want to be part of one of the most enterprising, savvy and hard-working cities in the country, you have to go to Leeds. 

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Teach in Ealing

Ealing has over 100 Primary, Secondary and SEN schools making this an excellent location for teachers to live or teach, or both in the borough.  

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Teach in Greenwich

Greenwich is a South East London borough with good transport links via the tube, bus and trains so ideal for commuting in and out of.

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Teach in Croydon 

Croydon is one of the largest London boroughs, located south of the River Thames. This borough has grown and grown and is now considered one of London’s leading business, financial and cultural centres with offices, apartment blocks and shopping centres popping up all the time.

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Reasons to live in Manchester – the complete guide to moving to the city of raves and rain 

As people in Manchester will tell you, they do things differently there. Spend more than a few hours in the city amongst its 2.7 million people and you’ll see just how.

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