Category: Mental Health

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As already discussed in our previous blog, where we took a look at the changes ahead for ECTs, the early career framework (ECF) reforms will provide a funded entitlement to a structured 2-year package of high-quality professional development for all Early Career Teachers. These reforms are part of the government’s teacher ...

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Early Career Teacher studying NQT

 We take a look the most significant changes that every Early Career Teacher (ECT, formerly NQT) will encounter and FAQ’s in relation to their new 2-year induction and the benefits the ECF reforms will bring to their teaching career. The Early Career Framework (ECF) reforms are part of the government’s ...

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SUMMER SCHOOL Secondary Education

To prepare for the next academic year, secondary schools can run face-to-face summer schools to boost pupils’ academic learning and support their wellbeing through fun activities. This is aimed at incoming Year 7 pupils and other pupils who would benefit. If you intend to run a summer school, you will need ...

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Work life balance

The closure of schools during the pandemic has had a huge impact on teaching staff. Trying to teach from the kitchen table whilst homeschooling children and maintaining a reasonable family / work life balance has been a tall order. So, it is therefore not surprising that recent data published by ...

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Birming.

We’re honored to support Birmingham Children’s Hospital Charity with their ‘Giggle Doc’ campaign! The cause is personally close to our heart, and fortunately for our JT family member, the outcome for their child was positive. For many it isn’t. For a youngster, more so than ever, spending Christmas in hospital ...

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Meg selfa

We are so proud of Megan, who has been recognised by #SaltOfTheEarth in partnership with @northyorkscc for her volunteer work with Skipton and Craven charity @selfa_charity Megan has been part of the Justteachers Family for approaching 4 years and has selflessly given up her free time on weekends and holidays to support children and young ...

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Wellbeing

Extremely interesting article from gov.uk on why we should strongly focus  on the wellbeing of children and all teaching staff above timetables, curriculum and results. If someone is struggling with their wellbeing, they cannot learn nor teach effectively. The article provides an excellent case study from West Lea School, a ...

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Today marks ‘World Mental Health Awareness Day’, which has become an ever more poignant recognition day this year. 1/10 young people suffer from a significant mental health problem* which has been further exacerbated in the wake of the global pandemic, and 50% of Mental Health problems are established by the ...

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Mh

  In the wake of the global pandemic, it is vital more than ever that young people with mental health problems are getting the emotional support they need. Recent statistics published from  YoungMinds Mental Health Charity UK suggest that as many as: One in ten young people suffers from a ...

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