Keep your class rules short, simple and fairly general, while allowing yourself scope to expand. If they’re too vague, then they’re meaningless, i.e.
A recent study by the NASUWT teaching union suggests that almost half of trainees are dissatisfied with the training they received on dealing with disruptive behaviour and over a third say the
Sting famously penned a song about them, and the former chief inspector of schools Chris Woodhead infamously declared that they could be "educative".
Every class has one - the man who would be King, the Queen of the Night; the student who can't quite grasp that the world doesn't revolve around them. Here's how to deal with them
mrsnic, an NQT teaching year 3, explains her love/hate relationship with marking. Does this ring any bells with you?
If you teach any child, ever, anywhere, you will be familiar with the metronomic repetition of one request: ‘Are we having a fun lesson?’ when breaks approach and seasons roll around.
Educating Essex has been retired to the great Academy Elysium. So what have we learned? Apart from the fact that diameter is circumference divided by pi?
Having just completed his NQT year, our blogger Tim Handley looks back to the PGCE and reflects on just how far he has come