May 17, 2018
How to Keep your Learners Interested
Do you ever see your students are gazing pensively out of the window? Is a worried or defeated look depicted on their faces? Or are they supporting their head with their hands, struggling to keep their eyes open? If your answer is ‘yes’ to any of these questions, then it means that your students might […]
March 7, 2018
Pass your Microteaching – Level 3 Award in Education and Training
If you have decided to gain a recognised qualification and enrolled onto the Level 3 Award in Education and Training, you’ll know that in order to complete everything successfully you have not only to submit some assignments, but also to deliver a microteaching session. But what is a microteaching session and how can you ensure […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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: […]
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.
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.
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.