In Japan, it’s the norm for teachers to visit the homes of each one of their students once a year. They are usually invited in for a cup of tea and a short chat about the pupil in question before heading off to the next family down the road.
The teacher was returning to work following maternity leave, worried and looking for tips to juggle her work-life balance so she asked the teacher community.
Going back to school is a nerve-wrecking time for everyone – including teachers! It is a brand new start; a chance to do things differently and establish a new routine. We asked some of our followers what are their “Back to School” tips for teachers.
It can be daunting too as you begin to think about some items you may need for starting off, especially if you haven’t seen your classroom yet.
In the summer of 2019, I applied for jobs as an NQT for the first time. It was daunting and nerve wracking.
NQT Picnic is a specially designed online event for NQT’s in August 2021.
It is a daunting experience starting your very first teaching position – whether it is subbing or your own post! College seems like a long time ago now and you may be starting to feel a tad nervous.
Following the huge success of NQT Fest in January 2021, we are delighted to share this special event for NQT’s in August 2021 with you!
As you may know by now, I’ve recently announced that I am moving to teach in Dubai in the UAE this August. I had planned to begin my teaching journey in the UAE in September of last year, however, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, things didn’t go to plan!
Okay so we’ve all been there – a job post comes up on your screen that you hadn’t seen before and the deadline is that day!
You quickly rush the application to get it in before 3pm and pray to Beyonce (she’s like God, right?) that it’s acceptable!
As teachers, we all know that preparation is key. Planning and preparation are among the core qualities of an effective teacher. Interview preparation is no different and there are a number of reasons for this.
What an exciting time of the year! Your main lessons and topics are complete and the pupils are getting excited for their summer holidays. It can be a challenging time to keep pupils engaged in classroom lessons due to exciting events on the horizon like school tours or sports days, so I like to keep things light and fun and still try to ensure the learning is taking place.