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A Day In The Life Of A Teacher

​Teaching is a demanding and rewarding profession, and every day is different. For teachers, each day brings new challenges and opportunities to make a difference in their students' lives. A typi...

by Tristan
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Well-Being Tips for First Time Teachers: How To Keep Your Sanity In The Classroom!

​As a first time teacher, it can be overwhelming to manage all the responsibilities that come with the job. That's why it's important to take care of yourself and make sure your own well-being is...

by Tristan
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One Day in the Life of a Supply Teacher

 Being a supply teacher can be an unpredictable job, you never know where you’ll end up or what you’ll be doing from one day to the next. But, to give you an insight into this unique job, I’m her...

by Angela Kelly
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The Big Schools' Bird Watch 2023 is right around the corner!

​​It's almost time for the Big Schools' Bird Watch 2023! On this annual event, students from all over the country gather to observe and identify birds in their local area. With binoculars in hand, ...

by Tristan Hehir
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The 4 Areas of Need in Special Educational Needs

​When it comes to providing special education, there are four main areas of need that must be addressed: communication and interaction, cognition and learning, social, emotional, and mental health...

by Aimee Clarke
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SEN Jobs: Which One is Right for You?

​Are you considering a career in SEN teaching? With so many SEN jobs available, it can be difficult to decide which one is the best fit for you. In this blog post, Charlotte, one of our SEN Special...

by Charlotte Hodgson
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Dive into the CCS Supply Teachers Framework with Dunbar Education

​The CCS Framework, a commercial agreement between the Department of Education and Crown Commercial Services (CCS) for the provision of supply teachers, is one of the most significant recent advanc...

by Joe Shipton
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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 Education raised a huge £1125.00 for SATb2 Gene Trust UK! 💸 Dunbar Donated £650 to the trust directly!Last week we met wit...

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...

by Dunbar Education
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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...

by Dunbar Education
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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...

by Leah Baker
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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...

by Leah Baker
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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...

by Dunbar Education
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What's 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...

by Dunbar Education
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