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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…

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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…

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Classroom Essentials – Everything A Teacher Needs Day To Day

So you’ve landed your first teaching role and you are wondering what you’ll need to take with you? We can…

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Learning Styles: Visual Learner Characteristics

How can you tailor teaching to suit visual learners? Research into the process of learning has shown there are three…

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How does the teacher pay scale compare with other graduate jobs?

There are tonnes of ways of getting into teaching right now, many of which are generously funded. Pay for teachers in…

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What is the average Primary School Teacher salary in the UK?

Pay for teachers in the UK is determined by the School Teachers Pay and Conditions Document (STPCD) which is legally…

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How to manage disruptive pupils

It is important to manage disruptions in your classroom – or to get out ahead of them with preventative methods…

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Teaching in a UK Primary School: The Basics

Being one of the first educators in a child’s life isn’t without its pressures but can be hugely rewarding. As…

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What is the average secondary school teacher salary in the UK in 2019?

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

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