If you are new to teaching, make no mistake, November in school is the bleakest month. Dark rainy days, fatigue, students for whom you are now all too familiar and the endless racking up of tasks beyond your classroom: appraisals, reports, parents’ evenings (and, for some of you, university tasks too). What’s more, just … Continue reading →
Having just finished the first CPL session with our great cohort of NQT / ITT it made me reflect upon my own start to teaching. I thought back to what my biggest concern was and it struck me: behaviour management! Now my concern is really focussed on the learning that happens and I spend time … Continue reading →
The TES are giving up to 3 goody bags away with wall planner, vouchers etc. If you are an OHS NQT and would like one please email me on my school email and I will try to get them! First come, first served!
NQT Special: Develop four outstanding habits – SecEd. In this blog post, David Weston who is Chief Executive of the Teacher Development Trust, writes about four outstanding habits that he rates as worthwhile developing. The first point he talks about is the timely use of solid information derived from effective assessment as a tool for … Continue reading →