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Anti-bullying Resources and Why We Need Them
Anti-bullying Resources and Why We Need Them
In this blog Maddie offers many valuable resources on what bullying is, how to prevent it and how to treat the involved children.Unfortunately, bullying remains a key problem in schools in the UK and around the world. In fact, “there were over 24,000 Childline counselling sessions with children about bullying in 2016/17” and sadly, “more than 16,000 young people are absent fro
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16/11/17
The Many Faces of Bullying
The Many Faces of Bullying
Ray wrote this blog based on his own experience with bullying at schools, where he tries to shine the light on the different forms of bullying.Some schools choose to focus on Anti-bullying at a given time in the year but that is hardly enough. Students (and staff ) are reminded what constitutes bullying but there are situations outside of the Anti-Bullying posters pasted around the school. The
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14/11/17
Teach Children about Remembrance Day
Teach Children about Remembrance Day
Why do people wear poppies? How to explain to children the facts about Remembrance Day? Read Emma's blog to find the answers.At this time of year, we are filled with the joys of different festivals and celebrations. There’s Diwali, Halloween, and Bonfire Night all in a matter of weeks, but one of the most significant events is Remembrance Day. This is probably one of the most difficult ar
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08/11/17
Protocol Testimonial: Jacqueline (Australia)
Protocol Testimonial: Jacqueline (Australia)
Jacqueline moved from Australia to London with her husband to take advantage of the two-year working visa. • What made you decide to teach in England?I chose to teach in England because they have a two-year working visa available for people under thirty. I wished to have more time to explore Europe than a limited tour could give and I only speak one language so limited my ab
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31/10/17
Supply Teaching in East London
Supply Teaching in East London
London is one of the best cities in the world. I was nervous about starting a new chapter in my life when I came to London but the Protocol staff was so helpful, genuine, and friendly that I felt like I had a true support system and friends right from the get go. When I was deciding where to head to in London I was always told to go live in the ‘normal’ places that everyone knows of
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26/10/17
6 Travel Apps You Must Have
6 Travel Apps You Must Have
"This week marks the first half-term break of the 2017/18 school year in London, so I thought it only fitting to focus my blog post on travel. Many Protocol teachers have moved to London from other parts of the world and use our amazing city as a base to travel the U.K. and Europe. Personally, I moved over from Australia in June and have spent most of the last five months solo travelling throug
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25/10/17
Make Your Half-Term Break an Actual Break
Make Your Half-Term Break an Actual Break
Half-term! Hooray! A break! I’ll be able to do so much. I can read that book I’ve be waiting to read, decorate the bathroom, take the kids out, sort out the garden before it gets too cold, visit the parents, do a big shop to stock up, go out for a meal, go to the theater or the cinema or the museum or the gallery or maybe all of them!And then… presumably go back to school for
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23/10/17
School Trip to Oxford University
School Trip to Oxford University
Protocol helped with sponsoring an exciting trip to Oxford for children from Edinburgh Primary School and Rajia, our London Sales Team Manager, decided to join them on this adventure.I have been working with Edinburgh Primary School in Waltham Forest for the past 4 years and as part of our ongoing partnership I have also volunteered as a Teaching Assistant in their classrooms. On the 9
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19/10/17
CPD REC Investors in People UKAS