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Teaching preparation for 2019/2020

Shutting the gates on the 2018/19 school year As another school year ends, teachers and students across the UK will…read more

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The importance of caring within teacher recruitment.

Charlotte Allen is a fully qualified teacher, SEA champion, autism specialist, and now a valuable part of the First Class…read more

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Current Education Issues Discussed

We’ve all seen the headlines. Teachers are leaving in the droves. Teacher’s workloads are unmanageable.The educational apocalypse is coming! Ok,…read more

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5 tips to get you through your ITT year!

Teacher Training year is one of the most difficult, all-consuming years that you can ever undertake. You are literally thrown…read more

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Teacher Recruiters: Here to remind you why we love teaching

First Class Education Solutions have been recruiting teachers into our partner schools with over 20 years of experience. We never…read more

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Top 5 tips to survive the first week back at school

At First Class Education Solutions we know that getting back into the swing of your teaching routine can be a…read more

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The Importance of Listening

I know what you are all thinking: “Of course, we listen.” Take a moment to think about it. Do you…read more

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Temporary teaching staff:
a ‘sticking plaster’ or a real opportunity?

First Class Education Solutions is working hard to give teachers the best possible chance of succeeding every time they enter…read more

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How Leadership and Management Training Can
Transform School Performance

First Class Education’s Head of Education and Training, Peter Cobrin, gets really excited about their new programme for primary and…read more

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Jobs Expo 2018 – Croke Park, Dublin

First Class Education are looking forward to exhibiting at the October Jobs Expo at Croke Park, Dublin alongside big names…read more

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How to Win a Degree Apprenticeship:
FCE Solutions’ Charlotte Allen advises KS4 and at Harris Next Steps Careers Fair

There are so many different post 16 options now it is hardly surprising that everyone is so confused by it…read more

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UK Government pledges more support to new teachers

The Government Department for Education has put a new programme in place to provide more support to teachers at the…read more

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TES 5 books to watch for this “back to school” season

The books have been taken off the shelf and dusted down as school goes back into session. For Primary English…read more

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Creating a Positive Class Room Environment as a Supply Teacher

First Class Education work closely with supply teachers and we understand the difficulties faced by our candidates as they enter…read more

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Getting to grips with being a great teacher AND a great manager

Although our prime focus is putting great teachers into schools whether for a day, a term or a year, we…read more

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What Successful Teachers do Better – and Why

It doesn’t matter where you teach, at a small nursery school, a city centre primary or a massive suburban secondary…read more

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Making every supply appointment a winner!

One of the challenges for a supply teaching agency is to avoid the trap of “supply for supply’s sake”.  There…read more

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Supply teachers should be valued more

As a teacher supply agency, it is of the utmost importance to us that teaching candidates are put into roles…read more

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First day on the job: How to make the best first impression as a Supply Teacher

At First Class Education, whether you work in Primary, Secondary and SEN education, we want to help you make every…read more

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A shout-out to all supply teaching staff and candidates – young and old!

It shouldn’t be the case that more seasoned professionals feel pushed out by the up-and-coming generation, and this goes for…read more

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Great supply teachers make a real difference

Supply teaching often receives a lot of flack over its supposedly disruptive effect on student’s education and test scores. As…read more

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First Class Education: Making sure Supply Teachers get the best experience

As a Teaching Supply Agency, we love hearing from our own at First Class Education. This week Peter Cobrin, our…read more

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One teacher’s account of supply teaching and why it is a joy

Having been teachers ourselves, First Class Education understands the ups and downs that can accompany many teaching roles across all…read more

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Report reveals that limited vocabularies are affecting grades

Issues surrounding Primary, Secondary and SEN aspects of teaching are what we care about as a teacher supply agency. When…read more

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Education funding means SEN pupils aren’t getting school places

For us, the role of Teacher Supply Agency involves speaking up about important matters and sharing information about them. This…read more

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Top Tips for Creating KS2 Reading Schemes

This week, we are sharing a helpful article from the TES Newspaper. Looking into Key Stage 2 English resources, this…read more

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Why Teachers Shouldn’t Ignore the Benefits of Learning Through Play According to the CEO of LEGO

At First Class Education, we care about sharing knowledge with our Teaching Candidates. That’s why, if we come across an…read more

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10 Steps to Boost Independent Writing in Primary Schools

Some more helpful resources for teachers to help increase independent writing in Primary School English Lessons. This article provides 10…read more

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Global Teacher Award Won By British Teacher!

Not only do we care about important information and useful resources, but as a Teaching Supply Agency we like to…read more

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Now We’re in the Digital Age, Does Writing by Hand Matter?

At First Class Education, we do our best to keep up to speed with issues surrounding Education and Learning. We…read more

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Primary English Fiction Activities

As a Teaching Supply Agency, we try to help our teaching candidates by sharing resources and tools that might prove…read more

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We Need To Equip Teachers

At First Class Education, we always try to share interesting and helpful information that can help our clients and teaching…read more

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Do Pictures Really Help Learning?

At First Class Education, we love to help our teaching clients to thrive in their roles. This is why we…read more

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KS4 Maths Teacher Jobs

First Class Education are a teaching supply agency, aiming to place passionate and enthusiastic individuals into KS4 Maths teaching roles…read more

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What Every Teacher Needs to Know About Memory

First Class Education are a Teaching Supply Agency who like to share relevant and helpful news with our clients, especially…read more

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Top 10 Signs That You Are A Great Teacher

As a Teaching Supply Agency, First Class Education value each of our candidates as individuals who work incredibly hard to…read more

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KS3 Maths Teacher Jobs

As a teaching supply agency, First Class Education’s objective is to place passionate and enthusiastic individuals into KS3 Maths teaching…read more

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Early Years Workforce Strategy Welcomed by Teaching Supply Agencies

As a Teaching Supply Agency, First Class Education understand the importance of staying up to speed with everything that goes…read more

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KS4 English Teacher Jobs

As a teaching supply agency, First Class Education’s objective is to place passionate and enthusiastic individuals into KS4 English teaching…read more

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Teaching Supply Agency

First Class Education are a specialist teaching supply agency, dedicated to placing talented and inspiring individuals into teaching positions across…read more

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Staffing and employment: advice for schools

We are always keeping up to date with the Education news to ensure we can help advise our schools on…read more

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Nursery teacher shortage ‘risks children’s learning’

A shortage in qualified Nursery teachers in England is risking young children’s education research says. Applications for Nursery teachers have…read more

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KS3 English Teacher Jobs

As a teaching supply agency, First Class Education’s objective is to place passionate and enthusiastic individuals into KS3 English teaching…read more

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