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Are you prepared to go naked in the classroom this Friday?
Are you prepared to go naked in the classroom this Friday?
Friday 30th September is Naked Teaching Day but you will be relieved to hear that it has nothing to do with shedding your clothes, inviting immediate arrest and permanent removal from the teaching profession. It does, however, involve a kind of stripping – stripping away the layers of technology and resources we have become used to in the UK and getting back to nature with some t
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27/09/16
Getting Started
Getting Started
Very few people go through life knowing exactly what they want to do. Melissa shares with us how she came to the decision that a life in education was the right route for her.    Hi everyone! I hope everyone's having a wonderful week so far! Now, to get things going, I'm going to give a bit of background information as to why and how I got into working through Protocol
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16/09/16
Academy? - or not
Academy? - or not
  How much difference has academisation really made? Lyn shares her experiences with academies in comparison to schools under a local authority. Another year of supply teaching over. (Funny how teachers measure years from September to July, not January to December). Was it different from the preceding years? Not really. I went to some new schools and I asked those nice people at Pr
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14/09/16
Essential New CPD Course from Protocol Education
Essential New CPD Course from Protocol Education
Improve your behaviour management skills! We pleased to be able offer a fantastic behaviour management course for Protocol Education teachers this term - Understanding and Supporting Children with Challenging Behaviour. Delivered by educational psychologist Dr Joanna Grant, this course looks closely at supporting students with challenging behaviour, providing you with a deeper understanding of
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14/09/16
Don’t forget to be you – that’s what you’re best at!
Don’t forget to be you – that’s what you’re best at!
Starting your first year of teaching or even going into a new school year can be a scary thought. Nigel's blog highlights the things you need to keep in mind to stay focused and believe in yourself. Starting a new role is always daunting – especially for NQT’s. Whether you’re on a contracted role or teaching through an agency, really makes no difference, in terms of ho
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08/09/16
My Transition into Teaching
My Transition into Teaching
It's not always straight forward deciding which career path to go down. In this entry Sadia shares with us how she came to being a supply teacher and her hopes for the future. Supply teachers were always the ones who would get verbally abused (within reason of course) they were mainly known for setting work and ‘sitting behind the desk’. Hiding… I believe from the
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06/09/16
Teach in England FAQs – Skype Interviews
Teach in England FAQs – Skype Interviews
In this video from our Australian consultant Mitch, he takes a look at what is involved for teachers interviewing remotely by answering the question: 'What are Skype interviews?' Part of our ongoing 'Teach in England FAQ' video series, answering some of the common questions about moving to England to teach.
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22/08/16
SEND Open Day - Start Working in Special Schools
SEND Open Day - Start Working in Special Schools
If you are interested in exploring opportunities to work in work with a wide range of special and mainstream schools then our SEND Open Morning on Thursday 18th August at our Tottenham Court Road office is a great place to start. The morning will provide you with information about working within SEND and ideal for those who have little or no experience supporting children with Special Needs
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08/08/16
CPD REC Investors in People UKAS