School leader shaking hands with a young female teacher to congratulate her for winning a teaching contract

The #1 trick for winning your first teaching contract.

So, you’ve been a relief teacher for a little while, and you’ve decided that you want your first teaching contract.

A room of young pre-service teachers sitting their LANTITE before they are able to graduate.

What is the LANTITE and how do I do it?

The Literacy and Numeracy Test for Initial Teacher Education Students is a literacy and numeracy test that every teacher must complete before graduation. 

School Reports Have Changed – And it Will Have Consequences.

They often need to be done more frequently and they are becoming more structured; there are more and more rules about what teachers can and cannot say.

A male and female teacher stand together looking and pointing at a piece of paper.

Why male and female teachers should use different teaching strategies.

There are differences between men and women. While we should have the same opportunities and support in our careers, we are perceived in different ways. 

A homeschool student and her mom are working together closely while writing in a notebook and watching a lesson on a laptop.

10 Ways to Support Your Child Through Home Schooling

Homeschooling your child is a learning experience for you as well as them. Here are 10 ways to make your life homeschooling as easy and successful as possible.

Teacher smiling as she does an art and craft activity with a group of young students.

Why teacher well-being is the most important factor in student success.

Teachers know that you can’t do your best work when you are not looked after. Too many teachers can’t balance the demands of their job with their well-being.

Closer and Quieter – How To Manage Attention-Seeking Behaviour.

The students who like to get on your nerves, who seem to thrive on getting a rise out of you. How do you manage these students?

The Power of Praise: How to Properly Praise your Students.

Praise has enormous power to reinforce a mindset. Whether a student receives praise will impact how they think about themselves and their place in the world.

The Best Strategy for Relief Teachers who Struggle with Names.

With the number of names that you need to remember (and how little time you have to learn them), you need a solid strategy in place to help you.

6 High-Impact Teaching Strategies That Take 30 Seconds or Less.

These strategies will take 30 seconds either in your lesson or after. They may just be the best 30 seconds you can spend to support your students.