Tag Archives: Education

News about the GTC 2012 (General Teaching Council) and how to register with the New DfE Teaching Agency

The General Teaching Council for England (GTC) has ceased operations. From 1 April 2012, the Teaching Agency, a new executive agency of the Department for Education (DfE), will be the body responsible for the following activities in England: The award of Qualified … Continue reading

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Tip of the day for Supply Teachers

Conduct in Schools      Working in Schools is not just in the classroom. As a supply teacher you are expected to conduct yourself in a professional manner. Make sure you introduce yourself to the office staff, teachers and head teacher, do … Continue reading

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Tip of the day for Supply Teachers

Working for more than one agency? If you work for more than one agency which a lot of supply teachers do, its a good idea to make sure you keep note of where you have worked and how much you … Continue reading

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Tip of the day for Supply Teachers

Teaching resources There are a number of teaching resources on the internet. We have tried to list them all on our resources page, but if you know of any more please let us know at info@educationappointments.com It’s a good idea … Continue reading

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Tip of the day for Supply Teachers

Tip of the day for Supply Teachers Make sure your phone is always on in the morning! Most supply work can come from emergency supply day to day cover, if you don’t have your phone on or don’t answer it … Continue reading

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Tips for Supply Teachers

Tips for Supply Teachers Sending your CV to schools directly is a great way to get a job, but signing up to agencies maximizes your chance of getting work. It’s worth contacting a few to find out the rates of … Continue reading

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Information for Newly Qualified Teachers (NQT’s)

Induction All new teachers in England and Wales are required to complete an induction programme lasting one academic year (pro-rata for part time). During the induction you are assessed against Core Standards in England and End of Induction Standards in … Continue reading

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Don’t Buy Twitter Followers

I came across yesterday a company offering to sell you packages of Twitter followers – don’t be tempted by companies that offer quick fixes like these. Just like with direct mail it’s not just the size of the list, but it’s quality … Continue reading

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AWR Supplementary Guidance for Supply Teachers

AWR Supplementary Guidance for Supply Teachers 2011  The Department of Business Innovation & Skills have now issued their supplementary guidance notes for the Education Sector. Importantly, they have clarified who would be the classed as the Hirer, specific Job Roles and … Continue reading

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Cyberbullying

Teachers targeted by cyberbullying pupils and parents Parents were responsible for about 25% of the online abuse suffered by teachers, the study found School teachers have been subjected to online abuse and cyberbullying by pupils and parents, a study has … Continue reading

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