Preparing Your Students

Preparing Your Students For Successful Futures

As a teacher, your day-to-day responsibilities include more than just ticking off items on the curriculum. Along with giving your students the tools and techniques to learn effectively, you’ll also be dictating their behaviour, shaping their minds, and influencing future decisions.

In fact, school children who receive words of encouragement from a teacher are significantly more likely to continue their education beyond the age of 16 than those who do not according to a study by the University of Cambridge.

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10 Top Autum Books 2018

Top 10 Autumn Book Reads 2018

Now that the Summer holidays have past, the Autumn term is in full swing.

For those teachers that like a little extra curricular reading, there are no end of books written by experienced teachers or education professionals, which not only provide intriguing insight, but also some excellent advice.

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Planning Tips for September

Here are 6 Essential Planning Tips for September Readiness

Seeing as the summer holidays are still very much in full swing, the thought of returning to school is bound to be at the back of your mind. However, every teacher knows that September will roll around sooner rather than later.

So, to prevent any last-minute panicking and to ensure you’re as fully prepared as possible, here are 6 planning tips for September readiness.

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Strategy Education awarded a place on the Crown Commercial Service Supply Teachers Framework

We are delighted to announce that Strategy Education has been awarded a place on the Crown Commercial Service Supply Teachers Framework – exciting times ahead! If you would like more information, please get in touch by emailing teach@strategyeducation.co.uk

Teaching Assistant

Using Research Evidence To Inform Timetabling

Timetabling plays a vital role in how pupils develop and progress throughout the year. If you learn how to get timetabling right, then it will inevitably benefit the students – and the school – moving forwards.

One of the best ways to do this is by using research evidence. With evidence, we can inform timetabling to come up with the best strategies that elicit the most success. Here are a few things that you should maybe keep your eye on:

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Form Tutor

10 Tips For Being An Effective Form Tutor

You need to take on more responsibilities as a form tutor, but it’s an incredibly rewarding role. If you’re keen to develop your skills in this position, then here are some top tips:

Don’t be a typical teacher

Take on a more active role with the students in your form group, and interact with them differently to how you would with students you teach.

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Help Teachers Develop

Help Teachers Develop Their Careers And We Can Stop Them Leaving

We need more teachers, and we must work to keep those who have already signed on in the fold. This isn’t an opinion, it’s a fact as unions have informed that the number of losses in teaching is quickly becoming unmanageable. It is important to take action, investing in the future of our teachers and developing their careers. Currently, there is very little being done in this area.

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Do you have GCSE lesson blues?

Working as a teacher, you might think that you’re the only one who hates the GCSE study preparation period, but we’re here to tell you that you’re not alone. While students look forward to a time with no lessons, they quickly realise how boring studying for GCSEs can be. Particularly if there is no class structure.

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Educational Trends

The Most Common Educational Trends

It’s fair to say that education is in a constant state of flux. All governments make promises about making changes, then make more changes when they realise things aren’t quite going to plan, and the cycle continues like this for evermore. It’s also fair to say that if these sweeping changes and trends had a positive impact, we would all welcome them with open arms. But are they successful? Let’s take a look at the most common educational trends and look a little closer at their effectiveness.

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