Why do supply teachers subscribe to Edapt? Robert Pokorny is an Edapt subscriber and founder of Scheme Support. In the following blog post he writes about his experience of supply teaching and why his subscription to Edapt is indispensable.
It’s the time of year when many teachers and school staff will be deciding their options when subscribing to a teaching union or edu-legal support such as Edapt (or in some cases both!).
We know this will be a very difficult and concerning time for you with news on school closures and preparing online learning for your pupils. If you are an Edapt subscriber, we will support you with any employment related questions you would like to raise.
We hope you are looking forward to a relaxing and peaceful Christmas. It’s been a difficult year for us all and the team at Edapt wish you an enjoyable time away from school. Our ‘virtual office’ will be closed from 5pm Tuesday 22nd December and will reopen at 8am Monday 4th January.
Teacher vaccines and when school staff will receive them will be a hot topic for debate. It was announced this week that the NHS will be ready from December to roll out the new coronavirus vaccine, if it gets approved. With teachers interacting with pupils and parents on a daily basis, will school staff be towards the front of the queue to receive the vaccine?
We all know that teaching in the run up to Christmas can be a challenging period, with dark evenings, long days in school and juggling priorities between family and work. That’s why we at Edapt have put together our Winter Support Offer for new subscribers.
Emily Weston (@primaryteachew) is an Edapt subscriber and blogs about her experience moving into her new transition teacher role. We provide edu-legal support and advice for teachers and school staff, you can subscribe here.
The working world is changing for the professional workforce and the school sector has been dragging its feet to catch up. There seems to be lots of well-intentioned initiatives that are trying to identify and tackle the issue of teacher retention.
GCSE exam results day is a milestone; marking the passage from one phase of education to the next. It offers me the chance to celebrate with children who have achieved what they never thought possible, and offer reassurance to those who are disappointed.
In what has been a somewhat turbulent year in the world of education, many are eager to return to the classroom to gain some normality. However there are many useful lessons to be learned from lockdown, and here are just a few…