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
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…
Being the NQT is hard work, but you’ve done it! You’re no longer the new teacher – and here are the signs that prove it! Continue reading 5 Signs You’re No Longer the ‘New Teacher’
Teaching is a stressful job and sticking together with your fellow teachers will help you through some of the trickiest of times. Continue reading 6 Reasons Teachers Need to Stick Together
Goodness knows that if anyone deserves a holiday, it’s teachers… but it doesn’t always work out that way and you end up doing everything but having a holiday. Here are some ideas if you’re strapped for time, cash or both. … Continue reading 4 ‘Alternate’ Holiday Destinations for Teachers
Teaching is an incredible, awe-inspiring profession that undoubtedly takes over our lives at some point. So too does it take over the lives of our partners…our poor, poor partners…here’s to our amazing non-teacher other halves… Continue reading Teacher Life: Why Non-Teacher Partners Are Amazing
Penny talks us through using her idea of a ‘happy place’ when things get tough. Continue reading Wellbeing: Where’s Your Happy Place?
Imagine the scenario: your colleague in the classroom next to you has been noticeably quieter recently. They have stopped going to the staff room for lunch, isolating themselves in their classroom and often working late into the evening. Far from … Continue reading Wellbeing: Spotting the Signs
While a greater focus and need for mental health provisions has obviously become increasingly prominent in recent years, we ask whether or not steps could be made to make mental health provisions for teachers, especially NQTs having a rough time, … Continue reading Teacher Mental Health: Reactive, not Proactive
School supplies are like gold-dust, and it’s openly acknowledged that most teachers substantially fund the resources they use day-to-day. But no matter how tight the purse strings get, these are seven must-haves for any teacher’s desk. Glue stick Glue sticks … Continue reading Seven Things Every Teacher Should Have in Their Desk!