January 23, 2018

Technology in the Classroom – Nearpod

We live in a time and age when most people seem to be glued to their devices. The truth is that we cannot get away from technology, which seems to be infiltrating every aspect of our lives. It is no wonder then, that teachers are nowadays expected to adapt their approach to the new digital […]



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November 6, 2017

How to Gain Teaching Confidence

The long-awaited moment has arrived. You enter the classroom, everyone’s eyes are on you and suddenly, a bright spotlight tracks you around the room. You stand there, unable to move, your mouth as dry as a desert, articulating incomprehensible sounds which soon appear distant and distorted to you. You start feeling dizzy and the colour of your face changes rapidly: at first it […]



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October 31, 2017

Professional Development for Teachers: More than Training Days

There are constant changes in the education and training world, for example changes to the government policies, regulatory requirements that relate to teaching positions, changes to the practices within your organisation or the subject that you teach, to name a few. As a result it is crucial that teachers keep up to date in order […]



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October 4, 2017

A Day in the Life of a Teacher Trainer

One of the best things about being a teacher trainer here at Carlton Training is that I get to go and visit our candidates in their workplaces to observe and monitor them teaching their own pupils and candidates. Everybody on the Level 4 CET and Level 5 DET courses has to carry out a certain […]



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September 25, 2017

Getting to Grips with Lesson Planning

Why Plan a Lesson? Imagine being the captain of a cruise ship in the middle of the ocean. You know the name of the idyllic island you have to reach and your responsibility is to ensure the passengers arrive safely and have a good time on the way there. A teacher is like a captain: […]



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August 2, 2017

Your Career in Teaching

Teaching is rightly considered an attractive career and a respected profession, there are various ways to start your career in teaching.



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June 15, 2017

AET training and Toolbox Talks

Are you faced with the task of preparing a toolbox talk? Dreading the experience, not knowing where to start or how? Find out more about “Toolbox Tools”, here.



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May 16, 2017

Will Qualifications Help Me Get a Better Job?

Are you looking to take the next step in your career  or even looking to change your career path? If you’re thinking about taking the next step and getting yourself a qualification, read this article.



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May 10, 2017

Why your Company needs to Invest in Workplace Instructors

Workplace instructors are important for in-house training and are a cost effective way to enhance the skillset of your employees.



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July 22, 2016

How to Pass your AET Course

How to pass your AET course (Level 3 Award in Education and Training) is straightforward to explain. Just like any endeavour in life you will need determination, to put some effort in and draw on the knowledge and experiences of those around you. It helps to be motivated but you don’t need to be academically […]



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