We recently asked our Twitter followers… “What’s your students view on #Brexit? What do the next generation that will be impacted, think?” and the results were clear. Out of 2,486 votes, almost 50% voted for ‘an absolute disaster’. Now, it has to be said, that Twitter
The jobs market has changed. We now live in an age where candidates drive the market and as such, you need to be doing more to attract the right talent. Here’s our 10 quick-fire tips, that you can start implementing right away… Check the job spec is up to date and is exciting – It
We have spoken with hundreds of schools about their recruitment strategy and the role that social media plays in it. Many of those schools said that social media was being used as part of their strategy. But, when we looked under the hood, it was clear that it wasn’t being done effectively. Here’s why…
Teacher job applications are well-known for being time-consuming, so we recently asked the TTJ Twitter followers, for their opinion. We asked ‘With #teacher job applications being so lengthy… How often do you feel like you spend more time applying for jobs, than you do teaching a class?’. 41% of the 1,534 voters, clearly agreed that
We have pulled together our favourite teacher memes and we’re sure you can all relate to these….
“6 weeks off… every, single, SUMMER?!” “3 O’clock finish… every, single, DAY?!” You’ve heard it all before. You’re the erroneous owner of the most admired job amongst your friends. If only they knew. As we’ll go on to discover here, not only is the easy life of the teacher a complete myth, any semblance of
Schools have never been under more pressure than they have today – squeezed budgets, burgeoning classroom sizes and an epidemic of stressed teachers all paint a picture of doom and gloom. Little wonder then that already, almost a quarter of teachers who qualified as fresh-faced teachers in 2011, have left the profession never to look
In our latest Twitter poll, we asked people whether they thought that the DFE is doing enough to encourage female leaders into the profession, and the results are in..! People could choose one of three options: Yes, Unsure or No. Out of 1,369 votes cast: 42% said no 36% said maybe 22% said yes Do
Social media – it can be the bane of the average teacher’s life, and the cause behind confiscation after confiscation of pupils’ smartphones. Yet social media can and does play a powerful part in education – it can be a critical communication aid between teacher and parent; it can serve as an innovative tool to
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