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What are the qualities of a good teacher?

If someone asked you to think of a great teacher from your childhood, the chances are that one would immediately…

  • Your Career
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iPGCE: All you need to know

If you have a PGCEi – sometimes also known as an iPGCE – you are not automatically qualified to work…

  • Teach in the UK
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Standard Teacher Interview Questions

Being interviewed for a new teaching position is an intimidating prospect for everyone, whether you’re an established teacher with senior…

  • Your Career
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How to prepare for a parent teacher interview

Whether you’re an NQT or you have years of teaching experience, meeting with parents at a parent-teacher conference can be…

  • Your Career
  • 3 Min Read

Pride in the Classroom

This year, MPs in the UK voted overwhelmingly for LGBT-inclusive regulations for RSE provision by 538 votes to 21. This…

  • Your Career
  • 3 Min Read

PGCE – What does it mean?

The PGCE, or Postgraduate Certificate in Education, is a one- or two-year higher education course in England, Wales, and Northern…

  • Your Career
  • 3 Min Read

What is Autism?

The term ‘Autism’ is shorthand for the complex developmental disability of someone living with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). This disorder…

  • SEND
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The DfE Teachers’ Standards

The Teachers’ Standards as set out by the Department for Education (DfE) outlines the minimum requirements for teachers’ practice and…

  • Teach in the UK
  • 3 Min Read

What does being a Teaching Assistant involve?

The term “Teaching Assistant” or TA, covers a varying range of roles and responsibilities, and what you’ll be doing as…

  • Your Career
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