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Testimonial: Working with Protocol Education as a Supply Teacher
Testimonial: Working with Protocol Education as a Supply Teacher
To begin with, I was on the books of four teaching agencies in London. Very quickly, and not at all by chance, I dropped the other three, and put myself in the care of just one, Protocol Education. I had noticed the team were very different from the other agency teams, and my relationship with them was secured by the care and detail they put into their work. These are the ways that they do th
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11/10/18
Stories From My Teaching Career
Stories From My Teaching Career
We asked our teachers for the most memorable stories from their teaching career and we weren't disappointed. "I have had so many great days, where should I begin? The day that Harry couldn’t remember the name for the trees that weren’t deciduous and called them Ever After trees? Or the day he thought that Europeans used Biros as their currency? The day that Reece realised that 2p = 2
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08/10/18
Using Drama and Stories across Curriculum
Using Drama and Stories across Curriculum
It’s early morning in the cold community hall on the edges of the ‘Twelve Toes Tops’ mountain range. The villagers are angry about the potential Coca-Cola development on their land. They have refused to accept the compulsory purchase order for their homes, and wouldn’t even budge despite the developers' promise of a lifetime supply of free Diet Coke. The chair of the meeti
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27/09/18
Best and Worst Things to Say to Children Who are Out of Control
Best and Worst Things to Say to Children Who are Out of Control
Every teacher knows how difficult it is to follow the learning plan with disruptive students in the classroom. Jo wrote this blog to share her dos and don'ts on how to deal with challenging students in your class. This is not an exact science, and this blog will not be a substitute for clear communication with the school concerned, and your general training on all aspects of safeguarding. Other
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17/09/18
Best Ways To Get To Know Your New Students
Best Ways To Get To Know Your New Students
The new school year is here and this means you will probably meet a new group of students. Knowing students' names is a great way to start off  building relationships and knowing their strengths will help with achieving great academic results. Here are Bianca's tips for getting to know your students.Getting to know your students’ namesAs an educator, you could be teaching even one hu
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07/09/18
Amy's Testimonial: 4 Months in London, What an Experience!
Amy's Testimonial: 4 Months in London, What an Experience!
I have been living in London for 4 months now. What an experience! Sam was instrumental in setting me up with all my paperwork before leaving. She was supportive and always willing to answer millions of questions I had - big or small. Once I arrived in London, the process of induction was smooth and made me feel comfortable in starting my new job. Teaching over here is very different to teach
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28/08/18
Active Plenary for Supply Teachers
Active Plenary for Supply Teachers
Are you starting a supply position this September? Paul offers some ideas on keeping students on the learning track and being prepared for everything. Supply? It’s just babysitting isn't it? Students are not really learning anything. Right? Spending sometimes only a matter of minutes with a class you might never see again can feel like you’re only there to pass the time, but of c
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10/08/18
Making and Saving Money during Summer Holidays
Making and Saving Money during Summer Holidays
It’s the summer holidays! No more getting up early and no more classroom duties. Also, no more payslips for a while. What can you do with these few weeks to make a bit of extra cash and get yourself prepared for September? Making Money1. Spare room? Become a student host. Remember to check your home insurance arrangements if you do this. 2. Check out this long list of possi
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02/08/18
CPD REC Investors in People UKAS