Top London School Trips from A to Z

London school trip ideas from Ancient History to Zoology School trips in London give teachers a chance to visit some of the Capital’s finest museums as well as impart wisdom, especially if you are a teacher from overseas. Whether you want to take just your class to interact with history at the Greenwich Maritime Museum […]

How to Write a Successful Teaching CV

Simple steps to write your teaching CV Want to go into the teaching profession as a full-time occupation? Then it is imperative to compile a CV that outlines your experience and clearly highlights your skills. A strong CV and teaching interview preparation are the two main things you need to succeed. Employers and teaching based […]

Improve your chances of getting that first teaching job

Ways to get that First Teaching Job A summary of key strategies to help to secure a first post in teaching It’s nearly over: you’re within touching distance of completing your teacher training and you’re keen to snap up that critical first teaching post that will cement your role as an educational professional with a […]

The Future of Education: The Digital Takeover

Digital Takeover in the Classroom The landscape of the classroom changes very quickly in the modern age, fuelled by innovation and technology. Significant leaps have been made from the abacus to the calculator, the notepad to the iPad – making teaching one of the most rewarding and exciting modern careers to embark upon. Electronic learning […]

5 ways to keep primary pupils engaged during lessons

Keeping your students focussed on lessons It’s a well-known fact that attention spans of children are very short. Opinions vary as to the exact length, but it is generally agreed that a 5 year old can concentrate for only 10-15 minutes at best, whilst a child of 11 is likely to manage a maximum of 25 minutes. […]

Teaching Ideas for the New Term

The new term is just around the corner, to bring you out of your summer lull. If you are starting in a new school, or have a supply teaching role lined up, you may well be feeling a bit nervous. Here are some of our preparation and teaching ideas to get you ready for the […]

Our Favourite Education Quotations

World Class Teachers are now on Pinterest! We’ve recently opened a Pinterest account and seen lots of inspirational teachers out there. Pinterest is a great (and free!) way for you to collect and save your favourite images from around the web. There are so many great teaching and education accounts on Pinterest, and we want […]

Starting a Career in Teaching: Everything You Need to Know

So You Want to Be a Teacher Teaching is a rewarding career, and it is a way to make a real difference in the world. Some people will choose this profession right after school, but it is also a career path that you can change to later on. In fact, the life experiences of those […]

The Teaching Mind: Mental Skills needed to Teach

What Types of Mental Skills does it take to Teach? Teaching is a vocation; a privilege and a responsibility.  The ability to impart knowledge while inspiring curiosity is one to be revered. So what are the mental skills required to teach? What attributes do successful teachers have that make them so invaluable? We’ve come up with a list of our most […]

How Interactive Technology Can Aid Learning in the Classroom

The last decade has witnessed an explosion in the availability and use of interactive technology in the classroom with a growing focus on embedding IT in teaching and learning. Only ten years ago interactive whiteboards, now commonplace in classrooms across the country, were in their infancy while iPads and e-book readers were unheard of. In […]