7 Ways to Promote Equality in the Classroom

Why is it important to have equality in the classroom? An equitable classroom is essential in building a foundation for the future of equality. Here’s our guide to promoting gender equality in education.

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Mental Health Strategy in Schools

Senior Mental Health Lead Training

The Department for Education is offering grants for a senior member of school staff to access quality assured training to implement an effective approach to mental health and wellbeing. Grants of £1,200 will be available to around a third of all state schools and colleges this financial year. This is part of the government’s commitment to offer this training to all eligible schools and colleges by 2025.

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5 Safeguarding Tips | Your Essential Guide

Keeping Children Safe in Education

As teachers, safeguarding of children is our number one priority. What can we do to keep children safe in school? What are our responsibilities as teachers?

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5 Tips for Newly Qualified Teachers Starting in September

Wondering what to expect?

So, you’ve spent the summer preparing for your first day as a newly qualified teacher. It’s completely natural to feel nervous for your first official day as a qualified teacher. You’ve worked hard to get here, and now it’s actually time to put what you’ve trained for into action.

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A Teacher’s Guide to Microlearning

What is Microlearning?

Microlearning involves providing short bursts of focussed information, rather than the traditional longer lesson. It is an evolved method of George Miller’s 1956 concept ‘Chunking’. His famous paper theorized that the human brain is only able to retain five to nine things until it has to become long term memory to be remembered for good.

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Preparing for a Nursery Job Interview

Have got a nursery teaching job interview coming up? Want to make sure you are as prepared as can be ahead of the big day?

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CV Writing Tips for Getting into Teaching

Whether you’re writing your first teaching CV or updating your current one ahead of searching for a new teaching position, here at Red Box, we have put together a few tips and tricks to help your CV stand out against the crowd.

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Government Support Packages For Schools

School closures as a result of the pandemic, have had a devastating impact on the poorest children and the youngest in society. Ensuring all children can make up for lost learning will be a longer-term challenge. The government have released packages and funding to support this.

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Special Educational Needs Teaching

If you’ve been thinking about getting into the education sector and would like to work with pupils who have additional needs, special educational needs teaching could be the role for you.

We have a variety of SEN teaching vacancies available in both mainstream and special schools across London, offering various contract types depending on your needs.

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Lesson Planning Tips

If you’ve just started out in your new teaching position, you may find that your lesson planning routine is extremely timely and consuming a lot of your downtime.

Here at Red Box, we understand that candidates have varying lessons planning methods, some of which work more effectively than others. We believe that good teaching comes from how well you deliver your lesson and not how long you spend on it.

We have listed our 5 top tips for teachers who find they are spending too much time on lesson planning. Follow these steps and you could find yourself with hours of extra free time per week to spend however you wish!

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