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UK Term Dates 2020/2021

Coming to the UK to teach? One of the first major differences you’ll notice is that in the UK, the…

  • Teach in the UK
  • 3 Min Read

How To Write A Cover Letter When Applying For A Teaching Role

How important do you think your cover letter is to your teaching applications? Your cover letter is often the first…

  • Your Career
  • 3 Min Read

What Is A Private School & What Makes Them Unique?

The majority of students in the UK attend state-funded schools within the government-operated school system. Parents can choose to send…

  • Teach in the UK
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Celebrate Teachers this Public Service Day

June 23rd is Public Service Day, which was established in 2002 by the United Nations, so it has some pretty…

  • Your Career
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Celebrating Australian Teachers this Australia Day

Celebrating our Australian teachers this Australia day This Australia day, we’d like to celebrate the contribution that Australian teachers have…

  • We are Engage
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Teaching interview tips to land you your dream role

Although interviews can be daunting, the fact that you have made it to this late stage of the shortlisting process…

  • Your Career
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Teacher pay scale in the UK: how is it determined?

In 2019, UK ministers agreed a 2.75% raise for all teachers in maintained schools across the board, including those on…

  • Your Career
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Literacy Activities for Year 1: What are the most effective?

Literacy skills are essential to almost every subject a child studies in their school lives, so it’s imperative that effective…

  • Your Career
  • 3 Min Read

Managing challenging behaviour in the classroom: the most effective approaches

It is important to manage challenging behaviour in your classroom – or to get out ahead of it with preventative…

  • Your Career
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