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How to unwind in the school holidays: five top tips for teachers

Jill Berry shares her tips for teachers to relax during the school holidays
Throughout my 30 years in education – starting as a classroom teacher and ending as a headteacher – I worked hard: six days a week (and very occasionally, when a head, seven). I was committed and conscientious, I enjoyed my job and found it rewarding.The rewards and sources of satisfaction have continued since I left headship. Earlier this year, I ...
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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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Brexit set to exacerbate widespread problems in education

Historically, many of the UK's teachers have - and continue to - come from overseas, settling in the UK through their work in education. However, the current Government's hardline approach to Brexit is threatening to make current issues in education worse, while adding a whole new host of others. Many of these revolve around migrant ...
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10 principles of effective online teaching

Photo by Maya Maceka for Unsplash
10 Principles of Effective Online TeachingOver the past few weeks, schools all over the world have moved to online learning. Thousands of teachers have had to quickly adapt to educating in an entirely online environment. Making that switch has been undeniably challenging. Teachers need help with methods that help them take offline learning online, ...
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