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What Makes An Effective Teacher?

How does OFSTED define an effective teacher? OFSTED defines an outstanding teacher as one who: Possesses a thorough and expert…

  • Your Career
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Supply Teaching In The UK & Ireland – What’s The Difference?

Choosing where you want to work is just as important as deciding what you want to be when you grow…

  • Teach in the UK
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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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Can I Teach In England Without A Teaching Number?

Delays to the registration of new teachers through the General Teaching Council Northern Ireland have been an issue since the…

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5 Qualities The Best People In Education Have

There are some skills that all teachers need – patience, creativity, compassion and great peripheral vision are just a few….

  • Your Career
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7 Little Changes That’ll Make A Big Difference In Your Classroom

One of the first big jobs a teacher has is to create an inviting and inspiring classroom for their pupils…

  • Your Career
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How To Spot Signs Of Student Mental Health 

As a new term begins, everyone will be relieved that schools are returning with some normality. Pre-pandemic, mental health issues…

  • Teach in the UK
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Teaching A Class For The First Time: Top Tips For Staying Calm

Teaching a class for the first time can be a daunting prospect – however many practical classroom hours you’ve clocked…

  • Your Career
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Telephone Interview Tips

A telephone interview is a fast and effective way for employers to screen candidates and ensure they are maximising their…

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