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Top 10 Classroom Survival Tips for Teachers

Teacher Tips

The classroom can be a stressful place, and being able to survive while keeping your sense of well-being and sanity intact can be a chore. Regardless of whether you are teaching at a high school, primary school, or university, it’s no secret that a career in teaching is as challenging as it is rewarding. From heavy workloads to Ofsted inspections, here’s how to improve your performance, sense of well-being and resilience with our top 10 classroom survival tips for teachers.…

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A Teacher’s Guide to Back to School

A Teacher's Guide to Back to School

Welcome to our back to school guide. We know that getting ready for September can often feel like a chore, but it doesn’t have to be that way. We have listed some tips and helpful information to help you get prepared for the new semester. Resources, resources, resources! From pens, pencils, erasers, to paper, having a vast collection of resources at your disposal is never a bad thing. As the semester progresses, the last thing you need is to be…

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Career Summer Teaching Tips

Teachers, let’s get your classroom September ready.

Classroom Organisation

One of the best things about being a teacher is the optimism and excitement about a new academic year. Everything feels fresh and invigorated after the summer break, but sometimes, we need to update our classrooms and make them feel refreshed. Regardless of what your classroom looks like, there are always ways to make it feel fresher for the new year. Here are some tips to help you with your classroom organisation.  Tables & Chairs It might sound simple, but…

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5 reasons why it’s awesome to be a Teacher

5 reasons why it's awesome to be a Teacher

If you are looking for a career that offers challenge, growth opportunities and a sense of pride and accomplishment, then being a teacher could be for you. Alongside the teachers perks, those who work in the education sector do an incredible job at shaping the younger generation by shedding light on important topics and sparking their passions – and that could be you! Here at Discounts for Teachers, we want to showcase why being a teacher is a fantastic career…

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Teacher Interview Tips & Commonly Asked Questions

Teacher Interview Tips & Commonly Asked Questions

Regardless of whether you are a first-time applicant or simply looking for a new role, the hiring process can be extremely daunting. Especially the interview. To help you along the way, we have listed some teacher interview tips and commonly asked questions. Teacher Interview Tips – Preparation Being prepared for your interview is extremely important, as it shows that you are reliable, willing and eager. Here are some simple preparation tips that can help: Research the role/school. Being knowledgeable of…

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Well-being: How To Avoid Teacher Burnout

It’s no secret that a career in teaching is as tough as it is rewarding. From heavy workloads to Ofsted inspections. There is always a new challenge on the academic horizon and even more so this year. When teachers get burnt out, everyone loses. The teacher, administrators, students, and even colleagues all feel the effects of one teacher losing their passion. How do you prevent Teacher burnout? Exercise Staying healthy is the single most important way to keep yourself happy…

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Resources For Teachers

Whether you are planning ahead or need something now, there are plenty of resources available for you to take advantage of to help make lessons better and more engaging, as well as helping you delegate your time to what matters. Classroom Resources Virtual classrooms have been more important than ever, so making sure you have the correct equipment for the job is important. Check out how much you can save at Apple with your Teachers discounts on Laptops or find…

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Life In Lockdown – A Teacher’s Insight

As life slowly begins to return to what feels a bit like normality, we wanted to hear from your stories about your life in lockdown. How being out of the classroom has affected both teachers and students, what the main differences have been and positives about returning to school when it’s safe for all to do so. We sat down (virtually) with a teacher from the North West who helped shed some more light on what life in lockdown has…

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Teacher Money, Stress and Where to Find Help

You’re the person a whole class of students turn to for support and guidance. Where do leaders of pastoral support turn if they need guidance? We’ve looked into the current issues for teacher money, stress and where to find help. Pressure on teachers When you’re in a position of leadership it can feel difficult and embarrassing to speak up. It’s important to let that go in order to move forward. The BBC recently reported that there has been an increase…

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