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How to create an eco-friendly classroom environment

The classroom is the perfect place to practice eco-friendliness and to teach children the importance of looking after and appreciating nature. As a teacher, you can help students understand the value of environmentalism by following our steps to creating an eco-friendly classroom environment.

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5 positive news stories in the classroom

With so much doom and gloom in the world at the moment from forest fires through to Covid 19 we thought we would bring you some uplifting and inspirational stories from the classroom.

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Luke tackles mental health mountain

Connex Education in Warrington is delighted to announce that recruitment consultant Luke Achilles is embarking on an expedition to Everest Base Camp and Kala Patthar.

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Concord Education joins Connex

The Classroom Partnership (the trading vehicle of Connex Education) has commenced the New Year with its latest acquisition. It has acquired the trading business of Concord Education as part of its continued agglomeration exercise.

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How to make a good first impression as a teacher

The new school year is nearly upon us and it’s nerve-wracking for any pupil but imagine being the teacher! Yes, starting in new surroundings can be a daunting prospect for even the most confident teacher. Which is why we have put together some ‘pearls of wisdom’ to ensure you get off to a flying start.

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Ideas for a great summer

The TV screen has been wheeled out, your pupils are excitedly buzzing in their seats waiting for the end of the day when they can burst out of the school gates into the arms of the awaiting summer holidays.

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Should lunch times be longer?

What do we know about food? As a nation, what is our food education? Only the other day I saw an illustration on LinkedIn with various tiers (like a cake!) and in each tier, rated from ‘God’ tier at the top to low tier at the bottom there were different types of food.

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How to handle an angry parent

Sometimes as teachers we’re faced with difficult scenarios outside of the classroom. One of the most nerve-racking and tense situations is when speaking with an angry parent. It can be especially difficult for new teachers who may never have encountered it before. However, it does get easier as you become more experienced and fortunately, it happens infrequently. Furthermore, there are techniques that you can use to manage the situation effectively.

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The importance of PPA time

The importance of planning, preparation and assessment (PPA) time is being highlighted through teachers’ conversations up and down the country and in online forums. Why is it important and how can you ensure you’re receiving the right amount of time to carry out PPA activities?

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Teachers given money to improve retention

Teacher retention is and has been a major issue in the UK education system for some time. A report by the House of Commons Committee found there to be a failure to meet teacher recruitment targets over the last decade and the number of teachers leaving the profession is at record levels.

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