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Supply teaching or a permanent role? Which is right for you?

Becoming a teacher is a noble profession. It offers the chance to make a real difference in children's lives and helps shape their future. But it's not always an easy job. It takes hard work, ded...

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Dunbar Education raises over £1000!

Thank you to everyone who donated to our chosen charity this year! 🙌Dunbar Educationraised a huge £1125.00 for SATb2 Gene Trust UK! 💸 Dunbar Donated £650 to the trust directly!Last week we met with...

by Leah Baker
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Why do overseas trained teachers relocate to the UK?

​People in all walks of life relocate for a variety of reasons. For some, it’s to be closer to family. For others, it’s to take advantage of new job opportunities. Some relocate for lifestyle reas...

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How much notice do teachers have to give?

​When it comes time to leave a job, most people want to give plenty of notice. But what about teachers? How much notice do they have to give? And what is the process for resigning from a teaching...

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Dunbar Education gives back and we would appreciate if you could too!

​Dunbar Education wants to ensure that it gives back to the community, that's why we make sure that we take part in different events throughout the year to raise money for charity or donate to caus...

by Leah Baker
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The Role of Teaching Assistants in the Education System

 Since 2000, schools have trebled the number of teaching assistants (TAs) working within their grounds. While schools have no legal requirement to employ any Tas, they are perceived to be signifi...

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How to support SEND children in mainstream classrooms!

​Have you thought about working with SEN children or a SEND school? If you are wondering, ‘what does SEND even mean?’ SEND stands for Special Educational Needs and Disability. If you are an NQT o...

by Leah Baker
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Is CPD important for Teachers? Information you should know!

​Is CPD relevant? It’s understandable it may seem a little overwhelming completing more courses after the intensity of becoming a fully qualified teacher. However, remember every day is a learn...

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You can do it! Top 10 tips to ease into 2022

​ You have made it! The end of term has arrived, and you have got through it. The end of this difficult year is coming to a close and soon we will be saying goodbye to 2021.2022 is on its way, an...

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Teaching vacancies in Milton Keynes and Northampton are on the rise

​In recent years, there’s been a national shortage of teachers in the UK. Schools are also experiencing high drop-out rates, which is exasperating the problem. According to research, almost one i...

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The difference between being a NQT and an ECT

​Teaching can be a very fulfilling career for the right professional. A teaching career offers many benefits, as well as challenges – but ultimately, you’ll be making a huge impact on young people...

by Matt Brown
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Dunbar Celebrates World Teachers’ Day and this is how you can too!

​We hope you all had a wonderful World Teachers’ Day!Did you know this year is the 27th anniversary of World Teacher’s Day?However, here at Dunbar Education, we believe every day should be ‘Teac...

by Leah Baker
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Stranmillis University Music Society

​Dunbar Education delighted to have been able to sponsor the Stranmillis University’s Music Society in 2019. Our support allowed the Music Society to refurbish their space and for us to give some...

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Dunbar Education Sponsor Winslow Utd Under 7's

​Dunbar Education are proud to Sponsor the Wislad Utd under 7 boys football team.

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Should I take the step into an SLT role? 8 helpful points to think about...

​Every teacher’s experience is going to be different and how they made their way into the leadership world. It’s not always easy, but don’t let this put you off.Some got there through chance and ot...

by Leah Baker
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Be the Best – Why you should get involved in extracurricular activities!

​It is also a great opportunity for social experience as well as academic, for students to bond through similar interests - this is so encouraging when young people are partaking through choice.Do ...

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What does the new two-year NQT period mean for me?

​Over the years, guidance for new teachers had gradually built up, starting in 1999 with the introduction of an induction period. The latest changes are already in play in some places in the UK, an...

by Leah Baker
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Half Term - how can teachers wind down and switch off over the break? 4 helpful tips!

You’ve got through however many lockdowns.You got through all the online/remote teaching.You made it to the 8th of March 2021 and returned to some kind of ‘normality’ by returning to school and the...

by Leah Baker
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£300 Donated to Orchard Primary School

DUNBAR EDUCATION SUPPORTS FAMILIES IN NEED AT ORCHARD ACADEMYOrchard Academy will be able to provide extra support to their disadvantaged families thanks to a generous donation from recruitment ag...

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Why should outside learning become the norm? 8 thoughtful tips on how you can incorporate teaching outside!

​Have you enjoyed getting outside more over the last year in your personal life due to the pandemic?Did you find it difficult not getting outside with your class due to virtual teaching?The future ...

by Leah Baker
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