The Reading Corner

The Reading Corner is Engage’s thinking space - full of teaching insights and advice!

This content is inspired and informed by the thousands of teachers who we’ve helped to find their
ideal teaching job at one of our fantastic partner schools. To join them, get in touch or browse our
vacancies
.

What is a boarding school and what makes them unique?

What is a boarding school? A boarding school is an educational institution where pupils live on the premises, either fully…

  • Your Career
  • 3 Min Read

How to write a recount and what should they include?

How to write a recount: what is a recount? A recount is a piece of writing that retells (‘recounts’) an…

  • Your Career
  • 3 Min Read

Spelling games for the classroom: what are the most effective?

Spelling games for the classroom: why they’re useful Spelling is one of the most essential skills for young children to…

  • Your Career
  • 3 Min Read

Relief teaching ideas: what are the best approaches?

Relief teaching ideas: what is relief teaching? Relief teaching – also known as supply teaching – involves filling in for…

  • Your Career
  • 3 Min Read

UK school holidays: the key dates

All teachers know that maintaining a good work-life balance is crucial to success in their role. For this reason it’s…

  • Teach in the UK
  • 3 Min Read

Classroom management strategies: how to handle disruptive influences

There are a range of behaviours associated with disrupted lessons and these vary widely. Discover some common disruptive behaviours and…

  • Your Career
  • 3 Min Read

VAK learning styles: what are they and what do they mean?

VAK learning styles: what are they? VAK learning styles form a model of learning designed by Walter Burke Barbe and…

  • Your Career
  • 3 Min Read

UK school terms: when do they start and how long do they run for?

The structure of UK school terms is similar to that in the US and Canada, but markedly different to the…

  • Teach in the UK
  • 3 Min Read

What are the effects of cyberbullying?

The issue of cyberbullying in the UK is approaching the scale of a national crisis. A 2017 study by the…

  • Your Career
  • 3 Min Read
Sign up to the Engage newsletter for education insights.
United Arabic EmiratesEnglishUSAIrelandCanadaAustraliaSouth Africa