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EMG Tip if the week - 32. Standards matter

EMG Tip of the Week – Standards Matter!

Has Standards   Create standards for your students and for yourself. From the beginning, make sure that they know what is acceptable versus what isn’t. For example, remind the students how you would like work to be completed. Are you the teacher who wants your students to try their best and hand in their best…

Quote Social Media Graphic - 33. Martin Luther King Jr

EMG Quote of the Week – What is the character of true education?

Martin Luther King came out with some fantastic comments  -some that have stood the test of time. I love the fact here that he highlights learning not just about acquiring knowledge, but also being able to be pulled apart and critiqued. For anyone to get meaning out of their learning, they should be able to…

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Frequently Asked Questions – 2. I have never taught in the UK or have limited experience. Do I have a chance of getting my next role?

So you have never taught in the UK – don’t worry. Often a good starting place is supply roles, either day to day or long term supply, to get a good feel of how the UK system works. Our advice is to try out different schools and be prepared not to limit yourself too much.…

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Frequently Asked Questions – 1. Will I definitely get a job through Education Matters?

    We are not a company of false promises – unfortunately we can not guarantee that this will be the case. We can actively work on your file and find suitable opportunities for you. For many various reasons, both to do with schools and candidate preferences, sometimes a suitable match is not possible in…

Quote Social Media Graphic - 41. Abraham Lincoln

EMG Quote of the Week – What’s the vision you are inspiring?

There is a bit of truth in the statement where those who stand still will finally get overrun. To be able to create new possibilities it requires action – it requires movement. Those who work hard on the right things and have the right habits will most of the time succeed. Teaching students to see…

EMG Tip if the week - 31. Open-mindedness matters

EMG Tip of the Week – Open-mindedness Matters

Is Open-Minded   As a teacher, there are going to be times where you will be observed formally or informally (that’s also why you should give 100% at all times). You are constantly being evaluated and criticized by your boss, teachers, parents and even children. Instead of feeling bitter when somebody has something to say…

Quote Social Media Graphic - 32. Ever Garrison

EMG Quote of the Week – Teachers are magnetic fields

The vortex of education is created around the environment and expectations that you set up. Having the expectation of focusing on the right areas will engage students curiosity and wonder in how the world works and how they interact with it. Through that sense of awe and wonder, questions are created and the inquisitive nature…

EMG Tip if the week - 30. Being Organised Matters

EMG Tip of the Week – Being Organized Matters

Stays Organized   Never fall behind on the marking or filing of students’ work. Try your best to be on top of it and not let the pile grow past your head! It will save you a lot of time in the long run. It is also important to keep an organized planner and plan…

Quote Social Media Graphic - 39. Anonymous

EMG Quote of the Week – Stretched Thinking

Learning should involve some sort of point of uncomfortable stretching. The stretching should then hold at a point as well, so that the consolidation and reinforcement can take place. Like an elastic band, sustained stretching can cause the band to fail – but if we reinforce it, adding to the band, then it will get…

Quote Social Media Graphic - 38. John Dewey

EMG Quote of the Week – Lifelong Learning

  In the current climate, education is a constant. Those without the ability to adapt to change and upskill in education, generally they get left behind. Education is therefore central to lifelong success. This is a habit that needs to be taught – a good habit that puts learning as something for life, not just…