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Getting along with your work colleagues

Its fact that many of us spend the majority of our time at work and often spend more time with work colleagues than we do with our own family. Unlike with friends we are often put together with other people at work who we may [Read More]

Teaching children how to read

Not so long ago it used to be that you taught children to read using flash cards and key words such as ‘Mummy’, ‘Daddy’ and ‘School’ etc. This taught children to associate certain pictures with key words that they would then recognise in books. The [Read More]

Getting parents on board

Often teachers will say one of the hardest parts of their job is dealing with the parents. The parents are obviously protective and want the best for their child, but the teacher often has 30 pupils that all need to be given a fair chance [Read More]

The role of a head teacher

The role of a head teacher is vital in every school. A school may be without a permanent head teacher for a time but usually an acting head will be put in place for this duration. The job of the head teacher is to provide [Read More]