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  • Hire a tutor in 5 mins, here's how

    By Danish Wadhwa, 24 Jan 2020

    Many parents haphazardly decide to hire a tutor to help their children. However, every child has unique needs, along with different mindsets for tutors that you need to consider before hiring. Whether your child is not clear with elementary grammar rules, juggling hard to understand Newton's laws...

  • How to settle students into the new school year

    By Mark Richards, 24 Jan 2020

    The beginning of the new school year can be a very challenging time for students. Transition is a word that is used a lot in schools – usually referring to the move from primary to secondary – and much is done in most schools to make the transition smooth. New Intake Meetings, Taster Days and all...

  • How to move from middle leadership to senior leadership successfully

    By Mark Richards, 24 Jan 2020

    You might be ambitious. You may want a new challenge. Your headteacher might be encouraging you to make the move into senior leadership and it might seem like a logical next step. However, it still requires some serious thought. For many teachers, moving into middle management is a natural and...

  • Middle Management Courses for Teaching Career Progression

    By Mark Richards, 24 Jan 2020

    I thought that a little bit of research on the kind of middle management courses that were available to teachers looking for promotion might be handy. I thought I could have a look online, have a word with a few ex colleagues and offer a few details about half a dozen promising courses from which...

  • How to climb the career ladder in teaching

    By Mark Richards, 24 Jan 2020

    The best teachers are taken away from the classroom the further up the career ladder they move. The education sector has always wrestled with an important challenge – one of many, of course – in that it is, ultimately, the quality of teaching and the classroom experience that enables students to...

  • 10 Poor Leadership Characteristics

    By Ryan Crawley, 24 Jan 2020

    Listed below are ten poor leadership characteristics to be aware of that will not impress anyone. These poor leadership qualities are not ideal in any work situation regardless of the profession. Being considered a highly professional educator means that you are able to lead both in and out of...

  • How Can We Help Dyspraxic Learners?

    By Ryan Crawley, 24 Jan 2020

    There is no cure for dyspraxia, there are ways teachers can help dyspraxic learners so they are able to manage much better throughout life. Educators are expected to be psychologists, physicians, and psychiatrists. We don’t just have to teach children, but we have to know what is going on in...

  • How to Become A Tutor

    By Alan Peters, 24 Jan 2020

    Anybody can be a tutor.  However, not everybody can be a good one.  Some experience of teaching is really a must, but assuming that as given, there are then three options

    • Employment as a 1-1 tutor in a school (a decent, if decreasing, option but not the subject of this...

  • How do schools vary around the world?

    By Charles Feliciano, 24 Jan 2020

    Every year in September students all over the UK return to school. This busy time normally sees a surge of parents and students rushing around to prepare for the new academic year. The same that happens in...

  • How to deal with difficult colleagues

    By Mark Richards, 24 Jan 2020

    It is absolutely normal to have difficult colleagues in staff room. In a perfect world, the school staff room would be a place of harmony and support. Ideally, in any school its staff will embrace a shared vision and will pull together in the same direction at all times. But, that’s the ideal...