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I nearly left teaching after the first term – 30 years on, here’s my advice for those considering quitting

Growing up, the only thing I ever wanted to do was to be a teacher. I loved my subject, English, and wanted a career that let me continue to read and discuss, think and learn, and convey my enthusiasm for my subject to others. As a child I played "school" with my dolls and my friends and always took the teacher role. I completed a PGCE after m...
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Internal promotions into school leadership: how to lead those who used to be your colleagues

Every professional who is new to leadership – or takes up a new leadership role – needs to consider how they develop relationships with those they lead.The same is true if you are promoted internally. There are many benefits and potential drawbacks to being promoted to a leadership position within a school where you are already employed. What is it...
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Teachers hall of fame for World Book Day

We pick the best teachers' costumes for World Book Day 2019
There's no denying it – World Book Day is one of our favourite days on the school calendar. It's not just an opportunity to celebrate all things books and reading – it brings joy and silliness to schools across the country that makes teachers happy and learning fun.Nor do you brilliant teachers disappoint, donning your...
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