Why Teachers Quit Teaching: 1 in 3 Teachers Plan to Quit, Says National Education Union Survey

Why Teachers Quit Teaching: 1 in 3 Teachers Plan to Quit, Says National Education Union Survey

Many teachers say if teaching was just about teaching they’d be able to keep going. Sadly, it’s way more complicated than that. Teachers are reportedly leaving the profession in droves and it’s high time we hear their stories. Let’s explore some of the reasons why teachers quit… Continue reading Why Teachers Quit Teaching: 1 in 3 Teachers Plan to Quit, Says National Education Union Survey

Code Switching: What Teachers Need to Know

Code Switching: What Teachers Need to Know

As a black teacher who worked in a predominantly white school for the majority of my career, the art of code switching was nothing new to me. Growing up, I heard my immigrant parents put on their “posh voice” when they spoke to anyone other than family and friends on the phone. For most people of colour, code switching is an essential part of survival and social mobility in the western world. Continue reading Code Switching: What Teachers Need to Know

Reading Aloud Benefits: 5 Reasons Why You Should Definitely Read Aloud in Class

Reading Aloud Benefits: 5 Reasons Why You Should Definitely Read Aloud in Class

There are numerous reading aloud benefits that give your pupils the opportunity to listen to others read, become confident public readers and build their stamina for reading and enjoying texts. You should definitely encourage reading aloud in your classroom! Continue reading Reading Aloud Benefits: 5 Reasons Why You Should Definitely Read Aloud in Class

Workload Reduction Toolkit: 5 Ways to Reduce Marking Workload For Teachers

Workload Reduction Toolkit: 5 Ways to Reduce Marking Workload For Teachers

GL Assessment’s survey of more than 800 school staff, found that “marking and data collation continues to be a major source of concern and stress for teachers in England”. Bearing that in mind, Beyond shares our workload reduction toolkit for teachers! Continue reading Workload Reduction Toolkit: 5 Ways to Reduce Marking Workload For Teachers

Teacher Skills List: 5 Amazing Skills All Teachers Have

Teacher Skills List: 5 Amazing Skills All Teachers Have

Amid the hustle and bustle of teacher life it’s rare we get the chance to appreciate the teacher skills list we’ve been able to develop. It’s no secret that young people can be pretty unappreciative so as teachers, we need to give ourselves a pat on the back from time to time. Continue reading Teacher Skills List: 5 Amazing Skills All Teachers Have