5 teaching trends.

teacher’s toolbox.

As part of Randstad’s celebrations, we’ve researched some of the world’s most influential teaching countries according to the PISA exams (The Programme for International Student Assessment is a worldwide study by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development to evaluate educational systems). If you’re looking for international inspiration, it’s well worth exploring Randstad’s top 12 teaching methods. Research further and select the tips and techniques best suited to you, your school and your pupils.  

  • Focus on teaching problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Teach in detail rather than a wide range of topics
  • Explore co-planning/co-teaching
  • Experiential model of learning
    Consider using the internet when teaching
  • 15 minutes of play for every 45 minutes of instruction
  • Use of the constructivism teaching method
  • Use of technology to tailor lessons for children with different learning styles
  • Consider less homework
  • Incorporate different styles of texts into lesson plans (e.g. graphic novels)
  • Encourage discussion and detail of real-world situations
  • Move away from the chalkboard in favour of interactive instruction.

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time for a new teaching job?

World Teachers’ Day often inspires teachers to stop and think about their career paths. Maybe it’s time to consider supply teaching or applying for a permanent teaching role in a school that’s culturally more suited to your teaching style. You might be trying to juggle your teaching career with budgeting for buying a new house and a move regionally could offer the work-life balance you demand. It could even be time to spread your wings and teach abroad to share your experience with others.

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