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Useful activities for relief teachers: what are they and how do they work?

Useful activities for relief teachers: What is relief teaching? Relief teaching (also known as supply teaching in the UK) means…

  • Your Career
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Quick maths games: what are the most effective for engaging students?

Engaging students in maths lessons: why is it important? In an AP poll discussed in Psychology Today, over a third…

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How to write a lesson plan: everything teachers need to know

What is a lesson plan? When you think of teaching, what springs to your mind is most likely the image…

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Poster ideas for school projects which are fun and educational

Poster ideas for school projects: why posters are fun and educational Poster projects are an excellent way of getting your…

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Behaviour management strategies for teachers: how to handle difficult students

Behaviour management strategies: positive versus negative reinforcement In order to understand the motivations for pupil behaviour patterns, it’s important to…

  • Your Career
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Classroom door display ideas which are fun and educational

Are you considering putting up some classroom door displays? Creating a display of your pupil’ work for your classroom door…

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Maths activities for Year 1: what are the most effective?

Maths activities for Year 1 Considered one of the most important subjects, maths is an essential part of every pupil’s…

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What does GCSE stand for?

What does GCSE stand for? The exams taken by 16 year olds in the UK are officially called ‘General Standard…

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The English school system: how is it structured?

How is the English school system structured? The school system in England differs to the Australian school system. In the…

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