Tes Institute Blog
Welcome to the Tes Institute blog where you can find teaching tips, advice and guidance for teachers and those thinking of joining the classroom.
Why should I do an iPGCE with Tes Institute?
In September, a new group of teachers from around the globe will begin study on their iPGCE with Tes Institute. I will explore just a few of the reasons why it is such a popular programme with insight from some of our learners.
10 Reasons to do an iPGCE for international teachers
For teachers working internationally, finding the right training and development programme can often create confusion. With countries having different licenses, mandatory training and standards, knowing which programmes will be recognised by international schools can be a grey area.
How to become a primary school teacher
There are a few different ways of becoming a primary school teacher in the UK and it’s important to make sure you find the route into primary teaching that works best for you. Here, Tes Institute share some of the main routes open to you.
Tes Institute rated GOOD in latest Ofsted inspection
As schools broke up for summer, Tes Institute was given the perfect send off by receiving a ‘Good’ rating in its latest Ofsted inspection in both its primary and secondary phases covering key areas such as behaviour and attitudes, personal development, leadership and management.
How to hone your skills as a reflective practitioner
Reflective practice is a key part of the Teachers’ Standards, but what exactly does it mean and how can you perfect the technique?
Global teacher shortage: the rise in job vacancies
The global teacher shortage is a crisis that needs addressing urgently and demonstrates the necessity for schools to support, train and retain the talented staff already in their school community. Here’s how we can help.
An apprentice’s experience with Tes Institute
It’s Wednesday 8 February, which means it’s Apprentice Wednesday! To celebrate, two of our apprentices have shared their stories and explained how their apprenticeships have helped them to develop, shape and progress in their careers in education.
3 training scenarios where teaching apprenticeships fit
In a time of teacher shortages, pay disputes and increasing wellbeing issues, it’s vital for school leaders to consider all the options available to support, develop and retain existing school staff. Here we look at how apprenticeships can help.
Straight to teaching in a SEND setting
In 2022, Tes Institute hit a major milestone in supporting over 3000 teachers to gain qualified teacher status (QTS). We caught up with, Straight to Teaching graduate, Lauren Allcock, and her Deputy Headteacher, Jennifer Newton, to find out about their experience.
iPGCE gains KHDA approval for Dubai
Tes institute's iPGCE course is now considered by the KHDA as a recognised teacher preparation qualification available to anyone looking to teach in Dubai.
Tes Institute partners with Aldar Training Academy
Tes Institute have partnered with Aldar Training Academy as a provider for Aldar Education Schools to deliver ITT courses.
Become a registered teacher in Hong Kong with our iPGCE
Our iPGCE has been recognised by the EDB and will pass qualification assessment by the HKCAAVQ.