Teacher Support Articles

All our articles for teachers, including tips for NQTs on managing the classroom, advice on managing time from fellow education professionals, and the truth about whether or not caffeine really makes us more alert.

Lower down on this page you'll find all our articles for teachers relating to the Covid-19 pandemic. These include advice on safeguarding, how to make a virtual parents' evening a success and tips for helping children regain lost learning.

Teachers’ tips for getting the best out of Live Lessons
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How to turn your classroom green
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Celebrating a year of teaching like no other
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How to plan a Children in Need day at your school
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How to teach children about climate change
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T-Levels: A teacher guide
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Back to school: A teacher perspective on the academic year ahead
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How to promote an inclusive environment in your school
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How we embedded greater diversity and inclusion in our school
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The clever CLOGS way to help children catch up
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Supporting your students of East and South East Asian heritage
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National Thank a Teacher Day
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Learning to teach: Advice from a career changer
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Managing the classroom: Tips for NQTs from an experienced teacher
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What does it mean to be a black teacher in the UK today?
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Getting the best out of Live Lessons
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Five tips for thriving as a new leader
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Sticking with it
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Five things every newly-qualified teacher should hear
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Meeting the needs of all of our learners: Some ideas on inclusion
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Raising readers
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Five strategies to help you to reclaim your time
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Lessons in resilience: Earning your stripes
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Top five tips for avoiding back-to-school burnout
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“I learned the hard way...” Tips from a teacher on managing workload
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Five things parents want to tell teachers at parents' evening
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Five things teachers are trying to tell you at parents’ evening
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Five top tips to get you through exams
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Five ways to support your children through exams
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The latest theories on how we learn
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Four ways to say no
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How do I stop feeling like a fraud?
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Does caffeine really make me more alert?
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Why is storytelling important to children?
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Are my long hours killing me?
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Take the test: Do I care too much what people think of me?
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Articles relating to the Covid-19 pandemic

GCSE Results Day 2021: What's it like for teachers?
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Safeguarding in a pandemic: What can teachers do?
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Cancelled exams: How you can support your students
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How to make virtual parents' evenings a success
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Marking Christmas in schools during Covid-19
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How to cope with Covid stress
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Teaching in the time of Coronavirus
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Tips to help children regain lost learning
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Bouncing back to school: Five ways to support children's wellbeing
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Back to school: Covid-19 style
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Online learning: Is it here to stay?
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Covid-19: Time for reflection?
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Keeping students motivated, without exams and summer rites of passage
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"I’m still emailing parents at 8.30pm..." A teacher’s life in lockdown
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Scaling back screen time
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GCSE Results Day 2020: What's it like for teachers?
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Covid-19: The positives of being a teacher in 2020
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How to stay sane during a global pandemic
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