Archive for April, 2016

How to boost your child’s self-esteem

Monday, April 25th, 2016

It can be heart-breaking for a parent to hear their child say ‘I’m rubbish’ or ‘I just can’t do it.’ Have you experienced this? The primary school environment can be highly pressured where a child’s self-esteem can easily take a hit if he or she gets low marks in a test, if there’s a change of […]

Could a Teacher Shortage Affect Your Child?

Monday, April 4th, 2016

You might have heard about the teacher recruitment crisis in the news? Schools are struggling to recruit qualified teachers across the board. With low starting salaries, many newly qualified teachers simply can’t get on the housing ladder and therefore don’t apply for jobs. As well as this, trainee teacher numbers are down for the third year running. And of […]