Is your child starting secondary school? This teacher-parent guide directs you through what you need to know to get your child settled at secondary school. Continue reading Starting Secondary School: A Teacher-Parent Guide
Students often have a way with words – and here are five words that teachers cannot stand hearing! Continue reading 5 Words That Teachers Hate to Hear
GCSE Results Day 2019 is on Thursday August 22nd. As a teacher, here are some thing you shouldn’t do when interacting with parents and nervous students. Continue reading GCSE Results Day: What Not to Do
Does A-Levels results day and Clearing processes cause students to make poor decisions about their future? Continue reading A-Level Playing Field: Why Results Day Is a Source of Misery and Chaos
Are we in too much of a rush to prepare students for their GCSEs? Should we not let them develop as humans first? Continue reading GCSE Prep: Is Patience a Lost Art?
In this blog, we run you through a list of things Secondary teachers should avoid during the summer holidays. Continue reading 5 Things Not to Do During the Holidays
Got some unread books on your shelf? Here are 5 good reasons to get reading them over the summer. Continue reading Five Reasons Teachers Should Take Time out with a Book
We take a look at business dress for teachers and ask whether or not it matters. Continue reading Best Dressed: Can we ditch business dress?
Judging a professional on unforeseeable circumstances is obviously unfair – yet teacher standards are judged all the time! I wonder what it would be like if others were treated the same way? Like doctors, for example, or maybe dentists… Continue reading Teacher Standards: If Other Professionals Were Judged like Teachers…
Paul argues that the professional skills test are a necessary requirement for entering teaching. Continue reading Testing Times: Are the Professional Skills Tests Necessary?