For teachers: a quick guide to living in the UK

As a teacher, when you think of moving to the UK for work and where is best to live, naturally you’re more than likely drawn to cities like London, Manchester, Edinburgh or Cardiff. But have you ever considered counties like Hertfordshire, Suffolk or Essex? From rural villages to seaside towns and busy commuter belt locations, these

Supply teachers in Wales quitting over low pay

Recent reports have revealed 4,500 supply teachers in Wales are having to take on extra jobs just to get through the month. Are you one of the teacher this affects? Have you ever thought about relocating? Our Resource and Development Consultant Luke, who is based in Wales, specialises in providing support to you through the

The National Education Union Launches

Voted for by its members, the amalgamation of the Association of Teachers and Leaders and the National Union of Teachers means the National Education Union (NEU) will be the largest education union in Europe. Choosing the new academic year as the moment to launch their joint venture, the union will represent a majority of teachers

An open letter to teachers

An open letter to teachers. You’re in for a tough ride; be smart. As back to school time looms, teachers everywhere will be dusting off their planners and stocking up on new stationary. Some will be thoroughly excited to get back to the classroom; some simply out of boredom – six weeks is a long

30-hours free childcare scheme described as ‘chaos’

With the Government’s new childcare scheme coming into force in England today, a third of nurseries fear closing due to the increase in financial pressures. The new scheme allows three and four year olds to be offered 30 free hours of childcare a week, an increase of double from the previous 15 hours. Although local

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