One (or more) less thing to stress about

Year after year, issues that were never in the spotlight have started to be recognised as an important element of wellbeing, issues that influence our quality of life. Stress and anxiety are 2 of the most common and widespread threats to what we have come to call...

Work Smart, not hard

If you are an Education agency, you are already aware of the unique challenges that your business faces every day. There are many competitors, trying to get a piece of the same market as you are, and getting access to new schools and Multi Academy Trusts becomes a...

Do you know the cost of supply teachers?

Supply teachers. They are the wonderful individuals that arrive at the school whenever needed, ready to save the day. They cover emergency sickness, maternity leaves, and scheduled absences. How much is the cost of supply teachers? The fee the school pays for a supply...

Which Cover Manager would you rather be?

It is another typical day. You arrive early at the school, you set your belongings on the side and then arrange to cover the teacher absences. You managed to cover all internally but one. One phone call later, you have a supply teacher on the way, sent by the agency...

Shift Your Thinking summit – 21st October 2017

The 3rd Shift Your Thinking summit is taking place in Mississauga, Canada on 21st October 2017. Many live and online speakers will be addressing the ever important subject of learning differences. One of the online speakers will be our own Jonathan Scott, CEO of...

The necessity of Information Technology

Technology is a term we all are accustomed to. It is defined as the application of scientific knowledge for practical purposes, and we live in an age where every day new scientific and technological tools appear, giving solutions and answers to an increasing number of...

Personal challenges pt. 1

Being a teacher in general, either in a permanent placement or working as a supply teacher, is very rewarding job. Seeing children evolve in their learning and capabilities and playing an important part in helping to shape their future. Sometimes a bond is created...

The stress of arriving on time

A sound gets you up. The time of the day highly depends on your morning habits. Are you a person who values sleep above anything else and tries to stay in bed as long as possible, waking up at the final minute and jumping right into your day? Or are you like me, you...

Exchanging payment for experience and public relations?

It is that time of the year again, the schools are open for a while now, the pupils fill the classrooms and most of the schools have probably covered any gaps they might had in teaching personnel during the summer holidays. It is also the time for supply teachers to...