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Half term: how not to waste your week off

Half term is coming up, and it’s the same old story – you have a week off; so long, yet so short. After the habitual bed and pj days needed after a long term, you’ve got time on your hands to do something enjoyable, which doesn’t involve work. So what to do? Here’s Impact’s top…

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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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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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Our Trip to India – 2018 – Wednesday

“Every face tells a story” was a quote used by one of our volunteers as we wandered our way through the narrow streets of Old Delhi today. We began with a walking tour of Old Delhi which is the oldest area of Delhi, a tangle of ancient streets and alleyways, filled with all kind of…

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