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Good Habits – Do You Have Them?

A guest post from @lilliputplay I recently read the research that has been published about diet drinks increasing the risk of strokes, heart disease etc. Then a few hours later on Instagram a fitness fanatic (as he refers to himself) announces that based on the research he wasn’t going to drink them anymore! UMMMMM I wondered – […]

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Good Is The Enemy Of The Best

            A guest post by @htcoaching What’s The Opposite Of Good? Workload is a huge issue. There are lots of different strategies you can employ to help you get through your workload more effectively, more quickly and with less stress. Nothing is more effective, however, than not actually agreeing to work […]

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Finding a new kind of perfect

A guest post by Alex Bell of @EdSupportUK Perfectionism (see also meticulousness, conscientiousness, rigorousness) I remember seeing an early Jennifer Saunders sketch where she plays a hostess so determined to lay on the perfect dinner party that in the process of rushing between elaborate cooking in the kitchen and checking the layout of nibbles in the […]

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Could you be out the door by half past 4?

Well could you? Join  @MrMcofficial86 in his bid to improve teachers’ work life balance!       Join in now at the Facebook event page!       #Outthedoorathalf4 Join in! Join in! Post pictures! #Outthedoorathalf4 Posted by Mr Mc – Early Years Teacher / Primary – #MakingMemories on Monday, April 3, 2017 Share this

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Look around your staffroom

  Look around your staffroom. I expect you know who is juggling childcare with work, who has just returned from sick leave, who is rushing off after school to check in on their mum. But do you know who is on the brink of a relationship break up, who has recently lost a close friend, […]

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When it all goes wrong

A guest post by @MisterE_Teacher. This blog has been in the making for a good few weeks now; it has been redrafted and edited and redrafted and edited. I always get my posts proof read by my long-suffering wife, not for spelling or grammatical accuracy, but as my conscience – sometimes the blog becomes more of […]

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Mental health and teaching

A guest post from mummy teacher blog I want to make it clear that before I became a teacher I was thoroughly vetted and checked for any mental health issues that would affect my role. I insisted on this personally. I saw psychologists and doctors, opened up my medical records, filled in numerous questionnaires and […]