How to Understand the New GCSE Scoring System

A Guide to Understanding the New GCSE Scoring System and How it Affects Teachers With GCSE results being released you may be concerned about how the new GCSE scoring system will affect teachers. Teachers and supply teachers in London will have to adapt their teaching approach to match the new curriculum, and marking systems will […]

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW AHEAD OF THIS ACADEMIC YEAR

Get your facts straight! With education splashed all over the tabloids this summer, what does it really mean for teaching this academic year? Our partners at STA Travel have shared with us their top advice for this academic year.

Can arts and culture change young lives in Sierra Leone?

Joe Hallgarten is co-founder of Global Arts Learning Action, and senior associate with the Innovation Unit and has recently joined the World Class team. His experience and contribution as an educator is second to none; here is a fascinating glimpse into his latest work in arts education and culture in Sierra Leone… I got used to […]

THE TEN WAYS THAT YOU CAN MAXIMISE YOUR STUDENTS LEARNING DURING LESSONS

Objectives then activities As a teacher, it can be tempting to think of an activity and then base some learning around it. However, this could mean that you end up wasting time tasking your students with something that has no end goal. Instead, always start with a learning objective and then base an activity around […]

Top Ten Teaching Blogs to Follow

Whether you’re a NQT or seasoned teacher,  we’ve compiled some of the most inspirational and influential must-follow education blogs. Offering insight and experience, you’re sure to learn a thing or two from these teaching professionals.

te@cher Toolkit talks to WCT about #SupplyTeaching

The UK’s most followed teacher on Twitter talks to World Class Teachers  I had the pleasure of talking with Ross McGill from the infamous @TeacherToolkit about all things Supply Teaching. With a following of 102, 081 (at last check) Ross McGill is fast becoming a leading authority on teaching. However, despite the vast reach of […]

Teaching Ideas for the New Term

The new term is just around the corner, to bring you out of your summer lull. If you are starting in a new school, or have a supply teaching role lined up, you may well be feeling a bit nervous. Here are some of our preparation and teaching ideas to get you ready for the […]

The Future of Education: The Digital Takeover

Digital Takeover in the Classroom The landscape of the classroom changes very quickly in the modern age, fuelled by innovation and technology. Significant leaps have been made from the abacus to the calculator, the notepad to the iPad – making teaching one of the most rewarding and exciting modern careers to embark upon. Electronic learning […]

5 ways to keep primary pupils engaged during lessons

Keeping your students focussed on lessons It’s a well-known fact that attention spans of children are very short. Opinions vary as to the exact length, but it is generally agreed that a 5 year old can concentrate for only 10-15 minutes at best, whilst a child of 11 is likely to manage a maximum of 25 minutes. […]