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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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The End of Year School Survival Guide

This time of year is an interesting one; it can seem like the best time of year because you’re in the countdown towards the summer holidays, but it can also seem like the worst time. Because you’re in the countdown to the summer holidays… Let me paint the picture; you’ve sent your reports home to…

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Why it’s time to start teaching in the UK…

If teaching abroad is something you have been considering, then you might be keen to pursue teaching in the UK. England is one of the most popular destinations for teachers to head to. Here’s why it should be the only choice you make in the next step of your career journey…

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Adjusting to a new environment as a teacher

If you’re considering teaching in the UK but are currently teaching abroad, it can feel like an exciting – but daunting – new move. While some nerves are healthy and completely expected, there’s no need to be too worried. You’ll be absolutely fine; it’ll be a decision you won’t regret once you’ve settled in and…

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Impact’s Trip to India – Days 6 & 7

Be sure to catch up on our previous days here! Part 1 and Part 2. Day 6 By Day 6 we were in our stride, and the week was almost up, with only one more day to go. The Indian teachers were showing real progress in their classes; we even caught a gorgeous rendition of ‘Baa…

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Impact’s Trip to India – Days 3, 4 & 5

Find Days 1 & 2 of our trip here!! Day 3 Day 3 was the first day at school. We arrived at the school eager to get started and get going, and we were warmly greeted, the students were in a similar fashion. With waves, smiles, pointing and staring from both parties, we were very eager…

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Impact’s trip to India – Days 1 & 2

Day 1 After a long and gruelling flight we landed in Delhi, prepared for our trip, one thing we had not prepared for however was the humidity levels! Along with the dust, this is something that we were under prepared for. But we jumped in our taxi with the sole target of reaching our hotel;…

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The increasing demand for teachers in STEM subjects

The UK government has been working to raise the profile of STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) subjects within education. STEM subject specialism is considered vital for the UK to remain competitive with other countries, such as China, which is a current leader in the STEM industries. The concern about economic advancement within STEM in…

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