TES Membership

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The Times Education Supplement (TES) is a valuable tool for anyone working within, or interested in, teaching and education. After all it is “essential weekly intelligence for the education professional”. Each issue of the magazine, released every Friday, is packed full of news, discussions and ideas to keep us all up to date. Each issue is 2.90, however I managed to get mine on an introductory offer with four issues for just £1. Bargain! Although, […]

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Teacher’s Workload; Too Much?

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Teachers workload, brain drain, and burn outs have all been headlines in the media recently, but is the workload really as bad as they are making it out to be? I’ve read up on the topic and present my take on it within this post. Here are some facts from Teacher Toolkit (2016) about teachers workload: 1. No matter what you say, do or refine, teaching by default is exhausting 2. Without a change in […]

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Welcome To The Year Before


Welcome to The Year Before, a blog I’ve created as part of one of my final modules at University; Digital Economies and Digital Cultures. I started this blog when I was in the process of applying for my Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) in the Lifelong Learning sector (Further Education) for September 2016, and I wanted to share my experiences with others who may be going through the same process, or who are thinking about […]

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