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Dating a Teacher 101: Either get on board, or keep moving

I’ve come to the conclusion that, unless your partner is also a teacher, dating is almost close to impossible…here are my reasons why: Number 1 “It’s a school night” is taken very seriously as an adult. When you were a kid, this phrase was laughable. As an adult, sleep can be the most exciting thing…

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Mindfulness in our classrooms

There is a multitude of benefits that come from mindfulness including but not limited to better concentration, less distraction and building self-awareness. Introducing this practice that was developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn into our classrooms has the potential to support education, mental health, physical health and wellbeing. Here are some starting points to bring this into…

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Top 5 Places to Visit in England

Have you been in the UK for a little while now?  Been working in London or already visited?  Thinking about a change of scenery for a few days or a place to get away over one of the long weekends?  Then we are here to help.  Check out our recommendations below on the Top 5…

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The big move

So you’ve decided to move to the UK to live the Aussie and Kiwi dream, living in London is incredible and has numerous opportunities to travel to Europe and see the UK easily. However, before you get here there are a number of things to get in check prior to jumping on that plane. This…

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Top 10 Motivating Quotes for Teachers

The school holidays are fast approaching.  A time to reflect on how the last term went and prepare for the next one.  We’re ready for them and we’re sure you are too!  Therefore we thought let’s keep it light and refreshing for you as you hit the holidays with a quick snappy blog without too…

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Our Top Teacher Memes

Sometimes a good laugh can really be the medicine we need when things are not going our way. Teacher memes have been gracing us with their influence online for a while now, we wanted to to share our favourite ones with you. What are your faves? 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8 9. 10…

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Top 5 Tips to survive your first year in the classroom

Are you a teacher who is qualifying this year?  Getting ready to begin the big journey to becoming a full time teacher?  Combined with a potential move to the UK this leaves many teachers with nerves and worries of what life as a teacher is really going to be like.  Here we provide our top…

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Friend requests from parents?

Should you accept a parent’s friend request on Facebook? Most teachers, if not all have come face to face with this conundrum. The issue with this, even though logic dictates that you would decline is the nature of the relationship with the parent or the expectation of the school and management. I am sure there…

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Our Trip to India – 2018 – Friday

  All I can say about today is- WOW! This is hands down one of the best experiences I have ever had in my life. I can’t even put it into words how blessed I am feeling to experience a day like today. We started back at JJR this morning for the last lesson observation…

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Our Trip to India – 2018 – Thursday

“A smart teacher is someone who uses this opportunity as professional development for themselves, while using their skills to help other teachers grow for the future”. With yesterday being a public holiday in Delhi, today was a busy one. All of the volunteers were keen and eager to get going with observations this morning and…

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