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New Years Resolutions 2019 – Teachers

New Year’s Resolutions for Teachers. Now, I personally have changed the way I devise my new year’s resolutions. Instead of having a lot of resolutions, I focus on one word. This year was listening. It proved very effective. Next year I will focus on health. Now, this is not for everyone. So here are a…

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Beating Homesickness at Christmas

If like me you have travelled from the other side of the world to be here, going home for Christmas unfortunately isn’t an option. It is a hard time for anyone to be away from family and the traditions that you’re used to over Christmas so here is our top ideas to get you through…

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Impact Teachers: Not just a recruitment agency

One of the daily questions I get as a consultant at Impact is ‘what makes you stand out from the rest?’ Of course I speak about our bonuses and our unique care service and all things related to pay. What is left to the wayside is the biggest part of what makes Impact who we…

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What I miss most about the classroom.

It has been over 8 years since I last led a classroom unless you count the lesson I delivered on our trip to India in 2016. Having worked in many different environments with the majority being in an open office, there are a number of experiences that I miss, that only a teacher would know…

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Winter in London

It is clear now that winter is definitely creeping in, it is dark in the morning and dark in the evening and the layers are being piled on. If you like me are from the southern hemisphere, then a winter Christmas always seems odd but not to worry there are plenty of things to get…

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10 Tips for Newly Qualified Teachers

Take these bits of advice from someone who learns each and every lesson the hard way. Make the kids do it! Wall displays, IT set up, handing out and collecting resources… you’ll feel tempted to do it all yourself. Don’t! You’ll be pleasantly surprised that students will genuinely want to demonstrate their responsibility so let…

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Finding your teacher-life balance

It’s not uncommon for a teacher to be in high stress mode at the beginning of the academic year. The first week is a shock to the system after a long break, and then soon enough you forget that you even had a break  at all. You may be weeding your way through the chaos of…

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Myths about Education Recruitment

Myths and reality of education recruitment agencies As a trained Teacher with 4 years’ experience and having worked in the education recruitment industry I am in the unique position to have been on both sides of the pond. Many of the consultants that you speak with have actually come from the classroom. We love education…

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