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.

TEN TOP TIPS FOR MANAGING BEHAVIOUR IN THE CLASSROOM

Do you spend more time managing behaviour than teaching? Are you at your wits’ end trying to control some of the children in your class?  These ten tips should help you gain control and get back to doing what you do best:  teach. Rules Rules are important to establish expectations of behaviour in the classroom.  […]

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.

OBAMA | Smarter ways to measure kids’ progress in school

In an address that will appeal to American and English teachers alike, Obama has recently addressed standardised testing calling for US schools to incorporate more creativity into the classroom and reduce the pressure associated with formal tests.  If our kids had more free time at school, what would you want them to do with it? A) Learn […]

To Live is to Learn | Quotes to Inspire

Live & Learn: Quotes to Encourage Learning can be hard work; no matter what stage of life you’re in. Learning is about growth and development, about making connections and overcoming obstacles. To some degree we’re hardwired to want immediate achievement and we regard failure as just that – failure. However ‘failure’ is undeniably a crucial […]